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Amanda Scanlon and new friends at the Be Like Brit orphanage. She said she couldn't resist the youngsters happy smiles and optimism, despite all they've been through.

Irresistible: Haiti’s orphans inspire career change for Tiverton teacher

Irresistible: Haiti’s orphans inspire career change for Tiverton teacher

TIVERTON — She was well along into a close-to-home teaching career, when Tiverton’s Amanda Scanlon made an abrupt change of course to the south. The seed for the switch was sown in July of 2013 when she and her aunt Betsy Wood, also a Tiverton native, took a trip to Haiti to the new Be

Maine earthquake felt in RI

News outlets are reporting that an earthquake that occurred in Maine at around 7 p.m. on Tuesday has been felt here in Rhode Island. The United States Geographical Survey said that the epicenter was three miles west of Hollis Center, Maine and was a magnitude 4.6. The quake was felt in Vermont, New Hampshire, eastern

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