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University of Denver lacrosse player Molly Little of Tiverton won a pair of awards last week — Big East Player of the Week and Inside Lacrosse National Reverent Player of the Week. The junior … more
After a second sometimes heated hearing, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously last Tuesday to deny Weatherlow Farms’ bid for a fyear-round 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. full liquor license. After … more
To the editor: Thank you to all the voters and supporters of my successful campaign for the Westport Board of Health. It was a great learning experience for me and I met a lot of wonderful people. … more
To the editor: I want to thank all the people who saved my life on April 17.  I want to thank the man on the Tiverton dock who called for help. I would like to thank anyone else who was … more
To the editor: It comes as no surprise that a non TTA petitioner budget has come under fire here in Tiverton. When the TTA took the majority of the Town Council this past November, they quickly … more
Too many books — not enough storage.  Officials at Barrington Public Library are asking people who were planning to donate books to the Friends of the Library group to delay their … more
Construction of the new Barrington Middle School is 90 percent complete, according to information shared at a recent Barrington School Committee meeting. The school building committee reported the … more
PORTSMOUTH — Waste oil collection at the Hedly Street transfer station will be suspended for about two weeks, Town Administrator Richard Rainer, Jr. told the Town Council Monday … more
Martha Millie Coelho Peters, age 70, of Bristol, Rhode Island, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019, at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro, N.C. Ms. Peters was born in Bristol, R.I., on June 20, … more
To the editor: I would like to thank Ms. Haynes for the great didactic example of how not to conduct a discussion on pages of a newspaper.  Nothing sets a palpably confrontational tone … more
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