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Boats gather last spring shortly before 7 a. m. start time of a weekend bass fishing tourney on Stafford Pond.

Big engines on Tiverton’s Stafford Pond stir up sediment, study says

Big engines on Tiverton’s Stafford Pond stir up sediment, study says

  TIVERTON — High horsepower boats on Stafford Pond have an impact on the turbidity of water in Stafford Pond, and potentially impact phosphorus concentrations in its waters. So said a study about Stafford Pond water quality recently released by the Stone Bridge Fire District. The study is not conclusive, its author says, but “data are

Seven boats and contestants from Team RI Bassmasters ready to begin fishing on Stafford Pond minutes before the 7 a.m. tourney start time on Sunday, April 21. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

DEM threatens Tiverton with lawsuit about fishing tourneys

TIVERTON — The Town Council Monday night postponed until May 28 consideration of a proposed town ordinance that would regulate fishing tournaments taking place on Stafford Pond. Technically, the council continued until that date, a public hearing that it had began on the the measure at Monday night’s meeting. A second ordinance — one that

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