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Board rejects Westport farm’s full liquor license

After a second sometimes heated hearing, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously last Tuesday to deny Weatherlow Farms’ bid for a fyear-round 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. full liquor license. After …
Legal Notices
Tiverton and Little Compton Legal Notices – April 18, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on April 18, 2019.

Obituaries
Connor Andrew Peckham, 18, Portsmouth Connor Andrew Peckham, 18, of Portsmouth, passed away of an unexpected illness on April 1, 2019. Connor was born on June 10, 2000, in Newport, to Dwayne Peckham and Patricia …
Diane Kostial McGuire, 85, Little Compton Diane Kostial McGuire, landscape architect, horticulturalist, scholar and mentor, passed away on February 28, 2019, at the age of 85 after an acute illness. A longtime resident of Little Compton, she …
Col. Donald J. Jalbert, 100, Little Compton Col. Donald J. Jalbert (US Army-retired) died March 27, 2019, after a brief stay at Silver Creek Manor in Bristol. He was 100 (“and a half”) years old. One of seven children born to Catherine and …

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