Author Archives: Tom Killin Dalglish

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.

Rallying ’round a blue ribbon in Tiverton

Blue Ribbon Excellence cause for Fort Barton celebration TIVERTON — A spirited celebration was called for, and Fort Barton Elementary School delivered. In recognition of its having been recently named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, the school threw itself party in the cafeteria on Tuesday morning, Dec. 16. It was a full house.

Wojcik budget hikes Tiverton spending 2 percent

TIVERTON — The budget season for 2015-2016 kicked off Monday night in front of Tiverton’s Town Council when Town Administrator Matt Wojcik presented the council with numbers that upped town expenses by two percent over the current year. Mr. Wojcik’s proposed municipal budget asks for a total of $19 million, which is $385,560 more than

Tiverton Police: What to do about Watuppa skaters?

Thursday, Jan. 8 At 5:17 p.m., a caller reported children skating on Watuppa Pond. Tiverton police called Fall River pollce, who said it’s in Westport’s jurisdiction. Tiverton police called Westport police, who said they weren’t sure if it was in Fall River’s or Westport’s jurisdiction. Tiverton police told both Fall River police and Westport police

Tiverton Community Center sold for $66,000

TIVERTON — The venerable Tiverton Community Center building and half acre lot, located at 346 Judson Street, have passed into private ownership for a sale price of $66,000. Closing documents for its sale, following a sealed bid auction, were signed and filed on December 30 in Town Hall. The buyer, and successful bidder at the

Tiverton police: domestic assault, drunk driving

Monday, Dec. 15 A 15-year-old Tiverton boy was charged at 1:05 p.m. with simple assault, and as a disobedient child. Tuesday, Dec. 16 Andre Medeiros, 37, of Fall River, was charged at 1:40 p.m. with domestic assault, domestic breaking and entering, domestic vandalism, and domestic disorderly conduct. Wednesday, Dec. 17 At 3:52 p.m., Brandon Luiz