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Tiverton shooting range licensed

TIVERTON — The Tiverton Town Council voted 4-3 Monday night at its regular meeting to grant a license to Randy Lebeau to build and operate a retail gun store and shooting range on Main Road at Haskins Avenue in Tiverton. Voting in favor were Councilors Sousa, Mello, Lambert, and Chabot. Voting against were Councilors Perry

1 Benjamin Tripp Road, Westport, Mass.

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently around the East Bay: Barrington 10 Manning Drive — $283,500 East Providence 72 Boyd Ave. — $600,000 2720 Pawtucket Ave. — $144,000 32-34 Woodward Ave. — $90,000 35 Boyden Blvd. — $145,000 138 Ivy St. — $147,000 29 Planet Ave. — $240,000 53 Temple Drive — $185,000 94


Most Barrington shops, restaurants pass alcohol compliance test

A 19 year-old “decoy” helped the Barrington Police Department conduct a series of alcohol compliance checks late last month, and was served alcohol at two of the establishments checked. Barrington Police Chief John LaCross said the decoy, who turned 19 in November, stopped by nine local businesses on Nov. 25, including restaurants, semi-private clubs and

Barrington's Chris and Anika Denise are helping coordinate Bake It Forward Barrington this month.

Barrington author aims to ‘Bake It Forward’

  Barrington’s Anika Denise is teaming up with Heartworks of Rhode Island to spread cheer this holiday season. Ms. Denise is calling on residents to donate baked goods to be distributed to local families, community centers, shelters, nursing homes, and fire and police stations. She is coordinating the effort with Heartworks, a non-profit Acts of Kindness

The Helger Bros.' Model A pickup truck sits by the tree lot.

Helger Bros. back in Christmas tree business

A once bustling Tiverton Christmas tree operation is back in business after a couple decade lapse. Helger Bros. Christmas Trees is open for business  at 2475 Main Road (at Helger’s Ice Cream, a quarter mile south of Evelyn’s Drive-In). Lots of Helgers are making it happen. “Uncle Normy (Norman Helger) ran it for many years”

41 Sandra Court, Bristol

Open houses planned around East Bay

Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, or just an interested observer, it’s important to keep up on the real estate market. An open house is a great way to see what’s available at a particularl price level in each community. The following open houses are scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 10

Roger Belmore and fellow Bristol Department of Public Works employees put up the snowflake on Hope Street in preparation of the Grand Illumination on Sunday.

Bristol’s Grand Illumination set for Sunday

Keeping tradition alive, Bristol will celebrate Christmas with Victorian style when it illuminates the town Sunday night. The 27th Bristol Christmas Festival attracts thousands of visitors to the town from all around the East Bay. With a full slate of activities planned throughout the day Sunday — highlighted by the Grand Illumination at 6 p.m.

49 Aaron Ave., Bristol

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following properties around the East Bay have changed hands in recent weeks, including an industrial property on Tupelo Street in Bristol that sold for more than $1 million: Bristol 1 Middleton Road — $399,890 86 Tupelo St. — 1,150,000 1309 Hope St. — $175,000 1 Lafayette Drive — $325,000 51 Collins St. — $245,000