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Randy Lebeau, who wants to build a gun range on Main Road, spoke first, opposing the ordinance. Photo by Tim Marshall

Tiverton Council adopts gun range ordinance

Tiverton Council adopts gun range ordinance

TIVERTON — By a vote of 5-2 Tiverton’s Town Council passed an ordinance last night that will require the licensing of indoor gun ranges in the town. The vote came after a two-and-a-half hour public hearing, and another hour–and-a-half of debate among council members, in a Tiverton High School auditorium packed with several hundred spectators.

A shooter takes aim at a target. Photo appeared in a Sakonnet River Outfitters Facebook invitation to the first annual pumpkin shoot, held at the quarry last fall.

Brayton Road quarry gunfire worries some Tiverton neighbors

TIVERTON — First came a “motocross park,” now it’s gunshots that neighbors say they’re hearing from a former quarry at 691 Brayton Road. Town officials say they’re looking into the matter. “I hear it from where I live,” said Town Councilor Bill Gerlach, who lives half a mile away on King Road near Brayton Road.

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