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Legal snarl envelopes Tiverton town council

TIVERTON — The hiring of a town solicitor by the newly-elected four-person Tiverton town council majority has triggered an unintended consequence: the town's charter complaint process, an occasional but cherished remedy sought by citizens unhappy with actions by town officials, may now be a thing of the past. A municipal court decision last Tuesday appears to have invalidated charter complaints.
Letter: Little Compton considering million dollar school officer

To the editor: 

We are lucky to have a small community school in Little Compton; schools are the center of a good and thoughtful society.  I was extremely surprised to read in the school …

Mendonsa deserves formal recognition as the ‘Kissing Sailor’

Letter: New words to describe our strange weather

Editorial: Gambling made easy

Letter: Little Compton Democrats leave common sense at the door

Legal Notices
Tiverton and Little Compton Legal Notices – Nov. 8, 2018

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

Barbara Keelan, 91, Little Compton Barbara (Revens) Keelan, 91, of Little Compton, passed away on February 14, 2019, in Sykesville, Maryland, Barbara was born on February 26, 1927, in West Barrington to the late John and Bridget …
Joseph L. Keith III, 86, Westport Joseph Leland Keith, III, 86, a man of great character and a character of a man, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. “Joe” was always ready to offer a kind word, helping hand …
Charles W. Nichols III, 81, South Dartmouth Charles Walter Nichols III, “Wally”, age 81, died on January 13, 2019, at his home in South Dartmouth. He was predeceased by his wife Anna Sharp Nichols. Wally is survived by his wife, Helga …

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