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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

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,


Fresh and local

With a new twist on an old standard, this culinary entrepreneur is building his brand one day at a time. Everyone’s busy these days, but Shane Hauck, whose fledgling company C4 Foods (Clean Cuisine & Classy Creation Foods) is preparing to introduce a new product, is really busy. The last year has seen Hauck launch

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Open houses planned around East Bay

Above: 39 Peaceful Way, Portsmouth The following open houses are scheduled this weekend in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Donald Ross Road — Sunday, June 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Contemporary, 3, 2.5, $759,000. Residential Properties, Bonni Koppelman, 401-245-9600. 22 Sowams Road — Sunday, June 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Colonial,

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Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

Above: 166 Nayatt Road, Barrington The following homes have been sold in towns throughout the East Bay: Barrington 60 Linden Road — $435,000 14 Starbrook Drive — $370,000 3 Preston Drive — $467,000 3 Zephyr Lane — $216,000 166 Nayatt Road — $1,200,000 2 Northwest Passage — $188,000 East Providence 26 Laura St. — $99,000