Author Archives: Bruce Burdett

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Duck Derby — dinner anywhere on the planet — winner revealed

Duck Derby — dinner anywhere on the planet — winner revealed

This update Sunday from the Allens Pond Duck Derby — winner gets dinner for two anywhere on the planet … From the Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary … Barb Kloen adopted her duck and left just a phone number and email address…which has added to the mystery of who she is, where she’s from and how she

Victor “Garcia” Halevi, Westport

Victor “Garcia” Halevi, formerly Steven Victor Richman, died on August 7, 2015, after a brief illness.  He was born on June 9, 1944 in Providence, RI, son of the late Florence and Saul Richman.  He leaves a sister, Martha Carroll of Mexico, and a niece Jennifer Sarito Carroll of Colorado, his devoted dog Louie, and

Charles R. Crites Sr., 82, Tiverton

Charles R. Crites Sr., 82, of Tiverton, passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Elmhurst Extended Care in Providence. He was the husband of the late Mary L. (Helger) Crites. Born in Reedy, WV, son of the late Edgar and Hazel (McCoy) Crites, he was a longtime resident of Tiverton. A veteran of the

Sophie K. Manchester, 93, Westport

Sophie K. (Lepianka) Manchester, 93, of Westport, passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Charlton Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Philip Manchester, Jr. Born in Lowell, raised in Franklin, NH, daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine (Witalisz) Lepianka, she had resided in Westport for over


Tee off for Buzzards Bay

SouthCoast golfers have an opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of golf at a championship course while also helping to clean up pollution in New Bedford Harbor. The Buzzards Bay Coalition is hosting its annual golf outing at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the Bay Club at Mattapoisett. All proceeds from the event will go

Louis A. Almeida Jr., 66

Louis A. Almeida Jr., 66, died peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at the Rhode Island Veterans Home. Born in Fall River, he was a son of the late Louis A. Almeida, Sr. and Louise (Rego) Almeida. Mr. Almeida worked as an electrician with Multi-State Electric and proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the USS

Hazel E. Carr, 90, Tiverton

Hazel E. (Manchester) Carr, 90, of Tiverton, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Holder E. and Iona (White) Manchester. She was a member of the Bliss Four Corners Congregational Church, Tiverton where she was the organist since 1950 and also the

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Girls invited to sign up for Tiverton Youth Soccer

Tiverton Youth Soccer is seeking female soccer players for their Under 14 Girls Competitive travel team. Fall 2015, indoor and Spring 2016 sessions are planned with practices beginning soon. Eligible players will have a birth date on or after August 1, 2001. Interested players or parents should contact coach Mike Janick via email at [email protected]