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Recycling rises in Tiverton, dips a bit in Little Compton

Recycling rises in Tiverton, dips a bit in Little Compton

Rhode Island Resource Recovery last week passed out checks to the state’s 39 cities and towns for profits realized from the sale of recyclables. The municipal share of the profits for the year ending June 30, 2014, totaled $1,502,616. Tiverton Department of Public Works Director Steve Berlucci accepted a check of $28,966 for the town,

The unpopular rumble strips will be removed in two stages this fall and next spring.

Rumble removal coming soon to West Main Road

Those reviled West Main Road rumble strips won’t be around to annoy Little Compton drivers and bicyclists much longer. State Senator Louis DiPalma notified the town last week that the state Department of Transportation has decided to remove the strips from the side of the road by November 15 and from the center next spring.

Shipwright Hermann Hinrichsen works at side of Peggotty, preparing to move the aging catboat/studio. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

For Peggotty, out of Little Compton, a historic voyage

  LITTLE COMPTON — Two men, one a shipwright and the other a millwright, used skids and rollers to move a work of art — a very unusual 164-year old, 18-foot catboat — to a new home last week. The vessel is the Peggotty, and it is about as precious a part of town’s artistic

Little Compton seats contested; budget committee turnover looms

LITTLE COMPTON — For the first time in a number of years, the election of new members to the powerful Little Compton Budget Committee will be contested this year. Six candidates are competing for two positions that are currently falling open on the five-member committee, At the election of committee members, to take place at

The Stone House and barn are now on the market for $6.9 million. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Stone House on the rocks; Little Compton landmark hits hard times

  LITTLE COMPTON— The 178-year old Stone House at 122 Sakonnet Point Road is up for sale for $6.9 million. It went on the market a little over a month ago, an upsetting turn of events for over a dozen couples with wedding receptions planned there. Its future is now up for grabs. The Little