Bella Mente Racing back for more from New England Boatworks

Famed ocean racer Hap Fauth liked the job done by New England Boatworks on his last maxi racers enough that he has returned to the Portsmouth firm with his third Bella Mente order. Mr. Fauth …
Gunfire rings out in Tiverton schools during 'active shooter' drill
TIVERTON — First at the high school, later at Fort Barton Elementary, School, police cruisers and ambulances swarmed in from the … Read More
Oyster farmers say they need deeper water to succeed
WESTPORT — The town’s Shellfish Advisory Board will take a closer look at shellfish farm rules after two local oyster farmers … Read More
Saving Tiverton's high ground
TIVERTON — The growing Pocasset Ridge collection of saved woodlands in the Tiverton ‘high country’ has expanded by another … Read More
Obituaries
Harry Moniz, 80, Adamsville

Harry Moniz, 80 years of age, of Adamsville, passed peacefully into eternal life on January 28, 2018, in Ft. Myers, Florida. He was the son of Portuguese immigrants, the late Manuel Souza Moniz and …

Stanford Hamilton Henry, 86, Little Compton

John B. Moniz, 94, Adamsville native

Environmentalist Grantham to address climate change here
Jeremy Grantham, renowned environmentalist, investor and philanthropist, will be the guest speaker when the Westport River Watershed … Read More
Little Compton waterfront house sells for $4 million
LITTLE COMPTON — Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty has announced the sale of 40, 43, 46 Taylor’s Lane, Little Compton, … Read More
Flood memories fresh as board grills Charlotte White developer
WESTPORT — Skepticism about drainage and some unhappy neighbors greeted a developer seeking to build 16 houses off Charlotte White … Read More
Rep. Marshall: Plan would encourage minors to report alcohol-related emergencies
Rep. Kenneth A. Marshall (D-Dist. 68, Bristol, Warren) has introduced legislation that extends protections under the Good … Read More
Tiverton, Chris Herren sport purple to fight addiction
TIVERTON — People here we’ll be seeing lots of the color purple here in weeks to come — purple ribbons on police cruisers, fire … Read More
Cummings writes about more South Coast murder, mayhem
Author and historian John B. “Red” Cummings Jr. of Westport will release his companion mystery book to Murder, Manslaughter and … Read More
Police
Man arrested in Friday night's fatal accident in Portsmouth PORTSMOUTH — A Massachusetts man has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence, death resulting, following a fatal two-vehicle crash on West Main Road in front of …
First responders conduct swim rescue drills in Sakonnet River PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — It appeared to be one the largest mutual-aid rescues ever seen in the Sakonnet River, as a couple dozen first responders from Portsmouth, Tiverton and beyond …
East Providence Police seek second suspect in school bus theft incident EAST PROVIDENCE — In a release issued Monday afternoon, Oct. 30, the East Providence Police Department announced it has issued an arrest warrant for Tiverton man for his alleged participation in …
Opinion
Letter: Before buying corn field, check that soil with care To the editor: I have just read the story about the Pontes land being made available to the town. Before the town or Ag Trust considers this, both the soils and groundwater should be tested. A …
Warren veterans support 'Moving Wall' visit to Ocean State To the editor:It is our duty to remember those who are willing to carry out the difficult work of keeping us free. This became even more apparent to me at the start of this school year when one of …
Don't get scammed; Buddy almost did To the editor:During a lunch break, I ran into an elderly friend (let’s call him Buddy), who asked for a ride to Seekonk.  When I asked, what he needed in Seekonk, his response was …
Letter: Tiverton rescuers helped ease stress of difficult week To the editor: This letter is intended to formally and publicly thank the Tiverton fire and police departments for their professionalism and compassion. In the early morning of Decemeber 31, …
Sports
Portsmouth's Marykate McGuire realizes goal, signs with Duke PORTSMOUTH — It’s been a long and often frustrating journey, but Portsmouth High School senior Marykate McGuire kept her eye on the prize: playing soccer for a Division I college …
Portsmouth High Athletic Hall of Fame seeks more nominations PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations to be considered for the second induction ceremony to be held next fall.   Visit …
Portsmouth shuts out Lincoln-EP co-op for 4th straight (photos) PORTSMOUTH – The Portsmouth High School boys’ hockey team notched its fourth straight win Saturday night with a 4-0 win over the Lincoln-East Providence co-op squad at Lynch Arena in …

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