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Robert E. Kirby, 76, Westport

Robert E. Kirby, 76, of Westport, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mariette R. (Carmoni) Kirby. Born in Fall River, son of the late Clarence E. and Edith (Medeiros) Kirby, he was a lifelong resident of Westport. Prior to his retirement in

Norma K. Judson, 83, Westport

Dedicated to local history, restoration Westport Woman of Year 2011 Norma K. Judson, 83, of Westport Point, daughter of the late Evelyn Beatrice (Corey) and Sheldon Burke Judson. A graduate of New Bedford High School, Class of 1949 and Bates College, she did graduate work at Boston University. After a brief teaching career, she opened

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Council rejects massive Tiverton Glen project

Cheers greet decision to deny necessary town plan changes TIVERTON — The mega-development known as Tiverton Glen was rejected on a 5-2 vote late Monday night, July 20, by the Tiverton Town Council. The proposal to build a 63.4 acre multi-use project by that name, between Route 24 and Souza Road, and Main and Fish

Crowd of applicants seeks Tiverton Planning Board seats

TIVERTON — A seat on Tiverton’s nine-member Planning Board may be the hottest ticket in town. Three three-year positions (to be appointed by the town council) are open, and already seven applicants have filed. An eighth has indicated serious interest but hasn’t yet filed. “I’ve never had that many applicants beyond the number needed for

Tiverton’s mega-development (mall) hearing continues Monday

TIVERTON — As the town readies for a second round of Town Council hearings on the Tiverton Glen project next week, a flurry of paperwork is descending upon Town Hall, and plans appear underway to encourage attendance at the hearing. The hearing will be held in the Tiverton High School auditorium beginning at 7 p.m.

Just feet away from Fall River, proposed casino would have entrance on William Canning Boulevard at Hurst Lane.

Casino company courts Tiverton voters; faces questions

TIVERTON — Twin River Worldwide Holdings (Twin River), the people who want to bring a “convenience casino” to Tiverton, is getting ready for a big date with the Tiverton Town Council sometime this fall, probably in October. Its goal is to pave the way for what the company hopes will be a vote in November

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