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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

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

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” (www.notivertoncasino.com), 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,

Science Central will operate, as here during a BioBlitz a few years ago in Narragansett, inside a large tent, where specimens collected will be identified and catalogued.

Little Compton to be BioBlitzed on ‘Nature Day’

LITTLE COMPTON — A 24-hour BioBlitz, and conclave of over a dozen conservation and gardening organizations being called Nature Day, will descend upon Veterans Field on the weekend of June 13. The double-header event, expected by its sponsors to draw an estimated 500-600 people from around the area and New England, signals “a powerful next

In Tiverton, a free lunch for a tired DPW crew

TIVERTON — If anyone has earned the right to be sick of snow, ice, wind, the cold, white-outs, dark and dangerous roads at night, long hours, little sleep, and the relentlessness of this winter, it’s the men and woman of the Tiverton Department of Public Works (DPW). To recognize their efforts, Tiverton Town Administrator Matt

Shipwright Hermann Hinrichsen works at side of Peggotty, preparing to move the aging catboat/studio. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

For Peggotty, out of Little Compton, a historic voyage

  LITTLE COMPTON — Two men, one a shipwright and the other a millwright, used skids and rollers to move a work of art — a very unusual 164-year old, 18-foot catboat — to a new home last week. The vessel is the Peggotty, and it is about as precious a part of town’s artistic


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