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A record crowd of ‘penguins’ dashed down Grinnell’s Beach at noon on New Year’s Day. Photos by Rich Dionne

Penguins flock to Tiverton beach in record number

Penguins flock to Tiverton beach in record number

TIVERTON — Undaunted by 32 degree air temperatures, water in the low 40s and a strong west wind, a record crowd of ‘penguins’ dashed down Grinnell’s Beach at noon on New Year’s Day. With the tide dead low, they had to run a fair distance to find swimming depth but most plunged all the way

Tiverton’s Penguin Plungers raise $1,500 for library

TIVERTON — At exactly noon on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 an estimated 50 swimmers (and one Golden Retriever named Cooper) plunged into the frigid waters off Grinnell’s Beach in Tiverton. “It was 35 degrees, and there was a breeze,” said Greg Jones, Commodore of the Tiverton Yacht Club (TYC), which sponsored and organized the second annual

Greg Jones, Commodore of the Tiverton Yacht Club, stands on the club's grounds in 2010, uphill of the site proposed for the new septic system that is the subject of a new zoning proposal.

Recusals stall Tiverton Yacht Club zoning bid

TIVERTON — Recusals by five members of the town planning board — a majority — have halted board consideration of a zoning change sought by the Tiverton Yacht Club (TYC). Because the nine-member board has determined that it can’t take action at all on the zoning amendment, it notified the town council of the impasse

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