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Nuisance trees to remain for now

Nuisance trees to remain for now

In Bristol, if a town owned tree that is otherwise healthy causes damage to personal property, the homeowner may have to live with the nuisance. Bryan McWilliams, who owns a home at 114 Hopeworth Ave., sought the advice of the Town Council on Wednesday, June 25, after Tree Warden Mike King refused his request to

Major election battle shaping up in Tiverton

TIVERTON — A field of 26 candidates will be running for contested public offices this coming November. The office-seekers filed declarations of candidacy with the Tiverton Town Clerk’s office by the close of business on Wednesday, June 25. The Town Council race For the seven-member Tiverton Town Council, the 14 non-partisan candidates for the positions

Little Compton voters face contested races

LITTLE COMPTON — More choices than they’ve faced in awhile face Little Compton voters in this fall’s election as several races for town office feature partisan contests. Office seekers filed declarations of candidacy by the close of business on Wednesday, June 25.The filings produced a new mix of potential office-holders. In the Little Compton Town

A group opposing developments on Nockum Hill erected this sign at Pine Gate Stables recently.

Barrington petition: Save Nockum Hill

The town needs to challenge a recent decision by the state’s housing appeals board, and it needs to do so with new legal representation. That’s the message shared in a recent petition being circulated by The Friends of Nockum Hill, a residents group that seeks to protect the open space in and around George Street.

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Major election battles shaping up in Tiverton

TIVERTON — A field of 26 candidates will be running for contested public offices this coming November. All office-seekers filed declarations of candidacy with the Tiverton Town Clerk’s office by the close of business on Wednesday, June 25. For Tiverton Town Council (all seven positions are open), the 14 candidates are: James J. Arruda, Jeffrey

At 6:23 a.m., Robin Correia was the first passenger Monday to take advantage of restored bus service to Providence. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Buses return to Tiverton

TIVERTON — Buses began rolling again at 6:23 a.m. on Monday, June 23, from Tiverton, bound for Providence and points in between. The weekday only service by the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will provide bus transportation three times in the early morning from Tiverton to Kennedy Plaza in Providence, and returning from the

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

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