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Moses Brown pulls away in win over Portsmouth, 41-10

PORTSMOUTH — Visiting Moses Brown scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to soundly defeat the Portsmouth Patriots varsity football team Friday night, 41-10, in a Division I-B …
Opinion
Editorial: Bike path crime spree is a crock

Years ago, when there was talk of building the East Bay Bike Path, some along its route raised a ruckus, arguing that this path past their backyards would surely bring a crime wave the likes of which …

Letter: We all need to know what chemicals our farms use

Little Compton council has done good job, deserves to continue

Letter: Solar farm plan violates Tiverton town plan in many ways

Letter: Sign insults do nothing to help heal a divided nation

Legal Notices
Little Compton Legal Notices – Sept. 13, 2018

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on Sept. 13, 2018.

Obituaries
Want a Tiverton bike path? Vote for these candidates To the editor: Elect a town council that supports the Mount Hope Bay Greenway (MHBG)…. We at Bike Tiverton have been working hard to get the state to fund and build a 2.5-mile off-road …
Reverend Dr. Robert P. Lawrence, Little Compton, Westport Reverend Dr. Robert P. Lawrence passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in South Dartmouth following a brief illness. Born in Norwich, Conn., on August 8, 1930, he was the son of the late Mariam (Pitcher) …
Antone Almeida Jr., 92, Westport Antone Almeida Jr., 92, of Westport and Zephyrhills, Fla., died Friday, September 21, 2018, at home.  He was the husband of the late Edith E. (Roylance) Almeida. Born in Little Compton, son of …
Election 2018
Election News
Kenahan — I'll work to keep Little Compton schools safe, secure

My name is Rita Kenahan and I am running for School Committee in Little Compton to continue to enhance and reinforce the good work being done by our current School Committee. I am quite pleased …

Anderson: Clear, consistent rules needed for Little Compton agriculture

Agriculture remains an important foundation of Little Compton’s economy and identity. Through the Agricultural Conservancy Trust, the town has invested tens of millions of dollars to preserve …

Candidate Statements
Ryan: Promoting civility, access to Little Compton public information

Small-town government depends on the involvement and participation of its citizens. For too long, the Little Compton Town Council has kept residents in the dark about council business. The current …

Comley: Little Compton can take simple step into 21st century

We are all aware Little Compton has a substantial senior population as well as many summer residents who live out of state. These taxpayers in particular are not properly served by current video …

Allen — Little Compton Town Council — Do your job

My name is Jeremy Allen and I am running for Little Compton Town Council. I have been a business owner in Little Compton for over 20 years, and know the process for filling empty positions within an …

Allen: For the mud — Money wasted on parking lot  

My name is Jeremy Allen and I am running for Little Compton Town Council to better protect the environment of our town. The current Town Council has spent the past four years not making an easy …

Anderson: A choice for a change in Little Compton

As a candidate for Little Compton Town Council, I join four capable town residents on the first five-person Democratic slate to challenge for these positions since 2002. Four of our five Republican …

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