Monthly Archives: July 2012

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Little Compton summer resident ID’d as witness in fatal accident

Little Compton summer resident ID’d as witness in fatal accident

A man believed to have been a person of interest in connection with a Main Road fatal motorcycle accident at 4:35 p.m. on Friday, June 15, has been identified. He is a summer resident of Little Compton, said Tiverton Police Department Lieutenant Patrick Jones. Further information about him, or about his possible role, if any,

Mark Raymond Tetreault

Mark Raymond Tetreault, 55, born September 12, 1956, in New Bedford, passed on to his heavenly home where he is finally at peace, on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, in Fall River. Mark was preceded in death by his mother, Estelle (Messier) Tetreault, his father Maurice, and brother Maury Tetreault. He is survived by his sister,

Joseph Botelho Jr.

Joseph Botelho Jr., 64, of 20 Libby Lane, died Saturday, July 7, 2012. Joe was the husband of Marguerite (Coppola) Botelho. Born in Gorman, Texas, he was the son of the late Joseph and Helen (Roberts) Botelho of Warren.  Besides his wife, Mr. Botelho leaves three daughters Paula Pattie and Bonnie LaChance, both of Warren, and Kim Botelho of

Abbey Rhode

Beatles tribute band plays Little Compton tonight

Sing along to all your favorite Beatles songs as Abbey Rhode performs from 6-8 p.m. tonight, July 12, as part of Sakonnet Vineyards “Summer Music Nights” series. Admission is $10 per carload. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy live music on the lawn. Food will be available from the Coop Cafe. No outside alcohol

George N. Huftalen of the Astronomical Society

Astronomy program in Warren tonight

George N. Huftalen of the Astronomical Society of Southern New England will lead a talk on astronomy highlights for beginners at the George Hail Library, 530 Main St., Warren, at 7 p.m. tonight, July 12. The program will touch on how to find the North Star, The Summer Triangle, Saturn and some deep-sky objects using

The Orleans Arena Theatre company

PBS airs Bristol native’s film tonight

Set your DVRs for 9 p.m. tonight, July 12. That’s when Boston’s PBS station WGBH (Channel 2) will air Bristol native Liz Argo’s film, “Stagestruck: Confessions From Summer Stock.” The documentary is a nostalgic look back at America’s first summer stock “theater-in-the-round” — the Orleans Arena Theatre in Cape Cod. The one-hour film employs dramatic

Civil disobedience needed to stop bridge toll

To the editor: The towns of Aquidneck Island, Tiverton and Little Compton should come together to stop the RI Turnpike & Bridge Authority’s action to toll the Sakonnet River Bridge. By joining together, the different towns, the Portsmouth Business Association, The Newport Chamber of Commerce, and perhaps the Fall River Chamber of Commerce, other business

School Bus

Busing muddies school start times debate

Put another nail in the coffin for any potential changes to school start times in Barrington this fall. The Barrington School Committee recently received an updated set of proposals from its transportation provider, First Student, examining the numbers of buses that would be required to accommodate a change in current school schedules. The results ranged

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