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Gary Lebeau at the Town  Council meeting May 27 asks for approval of a shooting range and gun shop in on Main Road. Photos by Tom Killin Dalglish

Tiverton Main Road shooting range plan draws fire

Tiverton Main Road shooting range plan draws fire

TIVERTON — Neighbors took aim recently at a gun shop owner’s plan to build a shooting range on Main Road. Gary Lebeau, owner/operator of Sakonnet River Outfitters, a gun shop at 404 Main Road in Tiverton, has plans to build an 8,000 square foot building on the west side of Main Road at the intersection

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.