Author Archives: Tom Killin Dalglish

Carpionato changes Tiverton Glen tax-exempt claim

TIVERTON — The Carpionato Group has changed the designation of the components of the Tiverton Glen project for which it intends to seek tax-exempt status. The developers have enlarged the designation, from only “offices,” to also include “hotel components of the proposed development.” By letter to the planning board dated Feb. 3, Carpionato attorney Thomas

Crane tips over in Tiverton, smashes car

TIVERTON — It was Wednesday, Feb. 18, a little after 9:30 a.m. The Dollar General store at 567 Main Road had only been open less than a week, and Wendy Ferreira, its assistant manager, was working inside. That was when another employee came up to her, and told her, “you don’t want to look outside.”

Tiverton responds: plows out, no outages, all hands ready

TIVERTON — Tiverton’s storm shelter at the Middle School opened Monday night at 8 p.m., and as of early Tuesday morning has about six people taking refuge. “They felt a little unsafe,” said Town Council President Denise deMedeiros, who had huddled with town emergency officials from 4 – 7 Monday evening readying the Town’s response

Tiverton, Little Compton emergency shelters announced

SAKONNET AREA — Emergency shelters for residents of Tiverton and Little Compton have been set up and have become or will shortly become operational. Each has a contact phone number. TIverton: As in the past, Tiverton Middle School will be a warming and emergency shelter. The school is located at 10 Quintal Drive, Tiverton. Two

Tiverton, Little Compton prepare for Juno

SAKONNET AREA — Officials were all-hands-on-deck as the blizzard of 2015, also known as Juno, and billed as historic, advanced on the Sakonnet Area. Little Compton Fire Chief Rick Petrin in Little Çompton said at midmorning Monday that his immediate concern is to ensure that necessary staffing is on hand and able to remain throughout.