Author Archives: Tom Killin Dalglish

Claire M. Acheson, 86, Westport

Claire M. Acheson, 86, of Westport, passed away quietly on August 15, 2014 at St. Anne’s Hospital after a brief illness.  Born in New Bedford, she was married to the late James W. Acheson for 50 years. A graduate of New Bedford High School and Kinyon Campbell Business School, she worked for 38 years as

Randy Lebeau, who wants to build a gun range on Main Road, spoke first, opposing the ordinance. Photo by Tim Marshall

Tiverton Council adopts gun range ordinance

TIVERTON — By a vote of 5-2 Tiverton’s Town Council passed an ordinance last night that will require the licensing of indoor gun ranges in the town. The vote came after a two-and-a-half hour public hearing, and another hour–and-a-half of debate among council members, in a Tiverton High School auditorium packed with several hundred spectators.

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Tiverton Police: Car breaks reported across town

Monday, July 28. A caller reported at 3:36 p.m. that a refrigerator and some chairs were scattered on the roadway near Brayton and King Roads. The debris was cleared. A Terrace Avenue caller reported at 5:17 p.m. that a pit bull from a nearby property had tried to attack her son. Wednesday, July 30 At

Vegetation growing along the Creamer Dam has interferred with inspections, contributing to an "unsafe" classification.
Photo by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Tiverton dam deemed threat to those downhill

Owners of the 28 lots in Tiverton’s Daniel Church Estates subdivision just got saddled with a big responsibility — caring for a dam that the state considers a “high hazard” and “unsafe.” After a July 21 special Town Council meeting in the high school auditorium, the owners found themselves on the hook to repair and