Tiverton native's musical talent on display in Navy Band

NEW YORK - Musician 3rd Class Kyle Beltram, a Tiverton native and 2007 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, serves as a flute instrumentalist with Navy Band Northeast. Beltram has …
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Bay View Academy announces third quarter honor roll

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Bay View Academy community recognizes those students who demonstrate above average scholastic achievement on a quarterly basis via the Honor Roll. A student in grade six …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Houghton St. — $410,000 4 Paquin Road — $355,000 16 Evergreen St. — …

Tiverton council names McGreevy town administrator

By Tom Killin Dalglish tdalglish@eastbaynewspapers.com TIVERTON — Tiverton has a new town administrator. He is Paul E. McGreevy, 57, of Newport, and he starts with the town on Monday, …

Parade, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day in Westport Monday

A parade and the placing of wreaths at veterans’ memorials around town will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29. The Memorial Day Parade will step off promptly at 10 a.m. at Town Hall, …

Portsmouth council supports bills banning guns in schools

PORTSMOUTH — Mirroring action taken by the School Committee in March and in previous years, the Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to support state legislation that would ban anyone …

Westport crews fight smoky fire at Mid City Scrap

A pile of scrap at Mid City Scrap in Westport caught fire late Saturday morning producing big plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles. Westport Fire Chief Brian R. Legendre said that …
Obituaries
David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

David Earl Ward, 49, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Spokane Veterans Home after enduring the debilitating rigors of ALS. He last resided in Portsmouth before moving to be with his family in …

David Ferreira, 90, Westport

Eveline T. Ferreira, 73, Fall River

Dorothy A. Medeiros, 90, Little Compton

V. Carlisle Smith, 94, summered in Little Compton

Elizabeth A. Thompson, 90, Little Compton

Lieselotte H. Bowen, 96, formerly of Little Compton

Edith B. Marchesi, 79, Little Compton

Sports
Drizzly softball game called with Portsmouth up, 8-3

PORTSMOUTH — Members of the Portsmouth High varsity softball team had an 8-3 lead as they came to the plate in the bottom of the sixth inning against Johnston Monday …

Portsmouth Patriots have their way with Clippers in 10-5 victory

Babe Ruth baseball gets new life in Portsmouth

East Providence piles on runs in win over Portsmouth

Portsmouth falls to Pilgrim in back-and-forth affair

Things to Do
Tough Kids Challenge returns to Westport June 4

For the third straight year, the Westport Elementary/Macomber Schoool Parent Teacher Organization has issued a Tough Kids Challenge. This year’s challenge takes place Sunday, June 4 starting at …

‘A Chorus Line’

Westport Vineyard unveils Summer Music Series lineup

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

Orchard to be planted next to Tiverton Library

Opinion
Letter: Funding issues put old cemetery at risk

To the editor: The annual meeting of the Island Cemetery will be held on Wednesday, May 31, at 3 p.m. at the Newport County Chamber of Commerce Building, 35 Valley Road, Middletown.   The …

Letter: Sakonnet Scouts help the community in so many ways

Letter: After Comey firing, time again for ‘Winter Soldier'

Letter: Bird arrivals help dispel moth misery

Letter: Alex & Ani seeks to take advantage of our community

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