Author Archives: Tom Killin Dalglish

Dr. Gus Stratton will vote for sewers. Standing on his dock along the Sakonnet River, he says, "I see all kinds of stuff floating by." Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Some Tiverton voters welcome sewers

Some Tiverton voters welcome sewers

TIVERTON — Residents in three areas of Tiverton — Riverside (557 households), the Robert Gray neighborhood (77 households), and Bay Street (123 households) — will vote soon on whether or not to bring sewers to their neighborhoods. “I’m in favor of it,” said Dr. Gus Stratton of Riverside Drive. “It’s better for the environment long

Home owners along Riverside Drive and on the hillside above will soon vote whether to bring sewers to their dwellings, and end reliance on septic systems. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Sewers come to Tiverton; opt-in/out voting soon

TIVERTON — Within the next few weeks, Tiverton will be immersed in an estimated $71.74 million campaign to revolutionize its sewer system. A new law creating what will be called the Tiverton Wastewater District (TWD) is headed to the governor’s office for his expected approval and will take effect immediately. It will lay the groundwork

Dylan Joseph Pacheco receives his diploma from Zachery Fenster. Photos by Joe Marcello.

128 graduate from Tiverton High, carrying memories forward

TIVERTON — It was a graduating class that has long memories, and its leaders and commencement speakers said they intend to keep and build upon those experiences, and never to forget. All 128 members of Tiverton High School’s Class of 2014 wore purple ribbons at their commencement ceremonies Friday night, June 6, to honor their


Zero tax increase proponents win at Tiverton polls

TIVERTON — Proponents of a zero percent tax increase in Tiverton’s annual budget for next year won the day in Tiverton’s Financial Town Referendum (FTR) held Tuesday. Unofficial results after the polls closed Tuesday night showed that — by a nearly 2-1 margin — Tiverton voters Tuesday rejected the town budget committee’s proposed FY 15

Bird feeders cap Wilbur & McMahon school renovation project

LITTLE COMPTON — Third grade students at Wilbur & McMahon School last week, as a group, put their own finishing touches on the just-completed multi-million dollar school renovation project. Under the guidance of third grade teacher Stephanie Harlow, they installed nine bird-feeders —  on all the windows of the classrooms of grades K through 3,