Waterfront articles

Fire hydrants in the Poppasquash area have been useless for years because of low water pressure.

Water will soon flow to Poppasquash

Water will soon flow to Poppasquash

For the residents of Poppasquash Road, water woes will soon be a thing of the past and the fire department will actually have water available in the event of a fire. The area known for its pricey homes has long been without sufficient water flow for fire suppression, and the hydrants, although in place, are

Boatbuilding instructor Bill Phillips (right) and his class pose with the skiff they build before it is launched at Pirate Cove Marina's Tiverton facility last week. Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Big splash for good Tiverton skiff Tiger

Its Tiverton High School builders had been working on it for many months so it was only fitting that the good skiff Tiger get the full yacht treatment on launch day. After speeches, the 16-footer was hoisted into the air last Tuesday by Pirate Cove Marina’s (Tiverton branch) massive travel-lift. A bottle of bubbly (sparkling