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Enclosure that contained two calves that died is adjacent to south side of parking lot for Gray’s Ice Cream and near benches used for viewing.

Death of third Tiverton calf learned; causes of all deaths unknown

Death of third Tiverton calf learned; causes of all deaths unknown

TIVERTON — Three calves from the same pasture in Tiverton Four Corners have died in recent weeks, and no one yet knows what caused their deaths. “We don’t know. I don’t know if we’ll ever really know what they died of,” said Andrea Degos, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health (DOH). Until last

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Officials clash over Stafford Pond fishing tourney health impacts

 TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Department of Health (DOH) and the Tiverton’s Stone Bridge Fire District are in a head-to-head dispute about the potential dangers posed by fishing tournaments to the quality of the pond water supply. The 16 fishing tournaments scheduled for Stafford Pond over the next seven months will not present a risk

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Barrington vaccination clinic is Jan. 23

The Rhode Island Department of Health and Barrington Public Schools will host a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Vaccinations for pneumonia, Tdap and the flu will be provided by The Wellness Company. The clinic is open to individuals 6 months old and older. The clinic will run from 4 to 7 p.m. There is

Players from both teams and spectators were all provided with repellant at last Friday night's football game.

Barrington High School staying with evening games

There were no plans to eliminate any evening athletic contests at Barrington High School as of Tuesday though athletic director George Finn said the school district is taking a recent Rhode Island Department of Health advisory seriously. Late last week, the DOH announced that a mosquito pool in Barrington had tested positive for Eastern Equine

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Mosquito tests positive for EEE in Barrington

A mosquito pool set in central Barrington has tested postive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis according to a press release from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management issued Thursday afternoon. The release states it is the fourth time this year EEE gas been positively identified in Rhode Island. The positive EEE result was from a

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