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Jail time for crash that killed Westport woman

A 59-year-old California woman who, earlier this year, left the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash in Dartmouth, was convicted of leaving the scene— death resulting, in Fall River Superior Court, …
Opinion
Editorial: School buses need seat belts

The Tiverton school bus that hurtled off the highway and into the woods recently emerged dented but intact. But for those unfortunate enough to have been trapped inside without seat belts, the …

Letter: Facts contradict accusations against Sakonnet farmers

Letter: For Red/Blue discussion, more Reds needed

Letter: Drift Road solar approval a big disappointment

Letter: RI vs. Mass. test score comparison invalid and unfair

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.

Obituaries
Margo Peckham, 94, Westport Margo Peckham, 94, of Westport, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2018. She was born on May 10, 1924 in New Bedford, the daughter of Temple A. Corson and Margaret McGinty. Margo attended …
Thomas S. Moran, 77, Little Compton Thomas S. Moran, 77, of Little Compton, peacefully passed away at home on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Moran persevered over adversity with grace, humor, and …
Patricia B. Maloney, 91, Little Compton Patricia B. Maloney, 91, of Little Compton, passed away peacefully at Charlton Memorial Hospital on Monday November 19, 2018. She was the wife of Timothy Maloney and mother of Courtney Maloney. …
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