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Council rejects massive Tiverton Glen project

Council rejects massive Tiverton Glen project

Cheers greet decision to deny necessary town plan changes TIVERTON — The mega-development known as Tiverton Glen was rejected on a 5-2 vote late Monday night, July 20, by the Tiverton Town Council. The proposal to build a 63.4 acre multi-use project by that name, between Route 24 and Souza Road, and Main and Fish

Crowd of applicants seeks Tiverton Planning Board seats

TIVERTON — A seat on Tiverton’s nine-member Planning Board may be the hottest ticket in town. Three three-year positions (to be appointed by the town council) are open, and already seven applicants have filed. An eighth has indicated serious interest but hasn’t yet filed. “I’ve never had that many applicants beyond the number needed for

Tiverton’s mega-development (mall) hearing continues Monday

TIVERTON — As the town readies for a second round of Town Council hearings on the Tiverton Glen project next week, a flurry of paperwork is descending upon Town Hall, and plans appear underway to encourage attendance at the hearing. The hearing will be held in the Tiverton High School auditorium beginning at 7 p.m.

Just feet away from Fall River, proposed casino would have entrance on William Canning Boulevard at Hurst Lane.

Casino company courts Tiverton voters; faces questions

TIVERTON — Twin River Worldwide Holdings (Twin River), the people who want to bring a “convenience casino” to Tiverton, is getting ready for a big date with the Tiverton Town Council sometime this fall, probably in October. Its goal is to pave the way for what the company hopes will be a vote in November

Over 500 people packed Tiverton High School auditorium Tuesday night, most appearing to oppose Carpionato's mega-development. Photo by Tim Marshall

Mega-hearing on Tiverton mega-development continued to July 20

TIVERTON — It was as passionate an outpouring of public opinion as this town has seen in at least a decade. Over 500 citizens (estimated by Tiverton Fire Chief Robert Lloyd) turned out Tuesday night for a Town Council hearing in the high school auditorium. They were there to speak about whether the town’s Comprehensive

A car throws a wake on Mathewson Road during a 2012 storm.

Barrington asks ‘Which natural disaster concerns you the most?’

Barrington wants your opinion on natural disasters and downtown parking. Town officials have uploaded two surveys to the town website — one is titled “Natural hazards — impacts, issues and concerns” and the other is called “Parking in the Village Center.” Both surveys can be found at Barrington Town Planner Phil Hervey said the

This drawing shows the proposed Tiverton Glen project, before the most recent changes Carpionato is asking the council to make to the planning board zoning recommendations.

Developer seeks big changes to Tiverton Glen

Town Council hearings on proposed changes set for 7 p.m. Monday, July 7 in Tiverton High School Auditorium   TIVERTON — Carpionato Group, the developer that wants to build a 63.4 acre Tiverton Glen project between Souza Road and Route 24, is seeking far-reaching last-minute amendments to zoning requirements the planning board has recommended to govern

Tiverton Glen project goes to key public hearings

TIVERTON — The massive Tiverton Glen project goes to back-to-back separate public hearings in front of the Tiverton Town Council on Tuesday, July 7 at 7 p.m. in the Tiverton High School Auditorium. One hearing, separately noticed, is to consider amendments to the Tiverton Official Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan) that would allow for a mixed-use

Mike Silvia stands in front of the woods that would be cut down  for the casino and its entrance at the intersection of William S. Canning Boulevard and Stafford Road near the state line. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Tiverton casino opponents organize, prepare for action

TIVERTON — Organized opposition to locating a casino in Tiverton is taking shape. A website entitled “No Tiverton Casino” (, and a Facebook page by the same name have surfaced in recent weeks. The Tiverton man responsible for creating the two sites is Mike Silvia. He says a PAC (political action committee) is being formed,

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