Author Archives: Tom Killin Dalglish

Tiverton shooting range licensed

TIVERTON — The Tiverton Town Council voted 4-3 Monday night at its regular meeting to grant a license to Randy Lebeau to build and operate a retail gun store and shooting range on Main Road at Haskins Avenue in Tiverton. Voting in favor were Councilors Sousa, Mello, Lambert, and Chabot. Voting against were Councilors Perry

In close vote, Tiverton council approves planner

TIVERTON — It may have been a nudge from the town administrator that got things going Monday night, but the Town Council, by a vote of 4-3, voted to approve the hiring of a town planner. “What I really want is closure,” Town Administrator Matt Wojcik told the council, before an extended wrangle among council

Ruling: no texting by officials during council, board meetings

TIVERTON — Town councilors, zoning board members, and others who are members of municipal boards and commissions cannot text during meetings of the public bodies on which they serve. That’s a ruling by Tiverton’s Town Solicitor Andrew Teitz in a memorandum issued Dec. 4 to the Tiverton Town Council. Citing the Rhode Island Open Meetings

New name, but scope of Tiverton project largely unchanged

  TIVERTON — Touted changes in the scale of the proposed largest development project in Tiverton’s history, following well-publicized recent revisions to the master plan application last month, may not be all that great. That conclusion became clear Thursday night, Oct. 20, at a planning board hearing in the Tiverton High School auditorium. Among the

Mail ballots in; final winners announced for Tiverton council, budget committee

TIVERTON — Final Tiverton election results for the town council and budget committee positions, including the mail ballot count, show no change from election night in the identity or order of the winners and of those who were runners-up. The final numbers were announced late Thursday morning by the Rhode Island Board of Elections. For

The community training team at the health college in Monrovia, during a lighter moment. "We were just having fun," said Dr. Flanigan. Among the participants was a doctor who recovered from Ebola. The group's leader is a nun with the  Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.
All photos courtesy of Dr. Timothy Flanigan

Tiverton doctor sends dispatch from Ebola ground zero

Tiverton’s Dr. Timothy Flanigan spends two months helping in Liberia TIVERTON — Tiverton resident Dr. Timothy Flanigan has been in Liberia, the center of the Ebola crisis, for nearly two months training health care professionals about infection control and safe practices. We caught up with him very early Sunday morning, when he responded by e-mail to