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Sophomore Stephen Gacioch (4) gains yards on a quarterback sneak. Tim Marshall photo

Tigers can’t get rolling against tough Rogers defense

Tigers can’t get rolling against tough Rogers defense

The game was played at Tiverton but Rogers High School controlled the field during Thursday’s Thanksgiving morning football game, heading home with a 33-7 win. Early on, the Division IV Tigers looked like they might make a game of it against their Division IIA foes, emerging from the first quarter with a 7-7 tie. Michael


Study: Non-whites more apt to be ticketed here

They aren’t much more likely to stop non-white motorists, but police in Tiverton and Little Compton are more apt to issue citations to the non-white drivers they stop than the white drivers. That is among the findings of a 2013-2014 study by Northeastern University’s Institute on Race and Justice released by the state Department of

Lauren Vine and Sabrina Yackouri joined different partners to win their matches and help the EPHS girls' tennis team advance in the Division III playoffs.

East Providence advances to D-III girls’ tennis semifinals

PAWTUCKET — The favorites, including East Providence High School, advanced during preliminary round matches in the Division III girls’ championship tournament played Wednesday afternoon, Oct, 15, at Slater Park. The Townies, the fourth seed in the playoffs after finishing their regular season with a 10-3 record, had little trouble in dispatching fifth-seeded Tiverton, 4-1. As


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,

James Pelletier, owner of Tiger landscaping, appears here in court, after hearing he would be fined $1.

Judge fines Pelletier $1 for illegal Tiverton composting

TIVERTON —A Superior Court judge has fined James W. Pelletier, the owner of Tiger Tree and Landscaping on Crandall Road in Tiverton, the total sum of $1 (one dollar) for manufacturing compost in violation of the town’s zoning ordinance. The same judge, last year after a trial, had previously found Mr. Pelletier guilty of the

Town Council President Ed Roderick stands across Main Road from gas station, now the town's property. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Deal done — Tiverton beachfront gas station is town property

TIVERTON — It was a complicated transaction, but the former gas station at 1837 Main Road abutting Grinnell’s Beach now belongs to the Town of Tiverton. The news was made public “with great pleasure” last Monday by Town Solicitor Andrew Teitz. All the official documents, he said, would be recorded the next day. “Most of


Tiverton tops East Providence in girls’ hoops

 EAST PROVIDENCE — The Tiverton and host East Providence High School girls’ basketball teams wrapped up their respective Division II-East regular season schedules Thursday night, March 6, the visiting Tigers earning a 56-40 victory over the Townies. Sam Sando led three Tiverton players in double figures, scoring a game-best 17 points. Avery Pacheco and Sarah

Tiverton Town Hall at 343 Highland Road is the seat of town government.

Among similar towns, Tiverton pays least for police, school heads

TIVERTON — Tiverton’s police chief and school superintendent are the lowest paid such officials among 11 communities that are comparable in the state.  Other Tiverton officials rank in the bottom tier — in third or fourth place from the bottom — in the same group of communities. The 11 towns, and their populations, with which