Benatar concert in East Providence cancelled over wind concerns

EAST PROVIDENCE — Waterfront Productions announced at 4:45 p.m. today the Pat Benatar-Neil Giraldo concert scheduled for this evening, September 22, at Bold Point Park has been cancelled due to …
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Tiverton Police: Possible bear sighting; noisy goats

Monday, Sept. 11 At 11:55 a.m., a Little Compton resident driving in the area of South Lake Road called to report he may have seen a bear at the Little Compton line. At 6:36 p.m., a John Duggan Road caller complained about "goats making a lot of noise" at a nearby house.

Blowhard Jose decides to hang around awhile

WESTPORT — Former hurricane Jose has taken a liking to waters south of New England and could deliver nearly a week of northeast gales to the area once he finally tires out. The now-tropical …

Weatherlow latest farm seeking to host weddings

WESTPORT — A farm’s plan to host weddings and other ‘agri-entertainment’ drew plenty of disagreement and no conclusions at the most recent Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting. Instead, …

Local boats shine at Newport International Boat Show

A star of last weekend’s Newport International Boat Show was Hinkley’s (Portsmouth) all-electric-powered 28.5-foot Dasher, billed as the first electric luxury powerboat. Looking little like …

Sakonnet area fire chiefs issue storm warnings

SAKONNET AREA — Tiverton and Little Compton fire chiefs as of about 1:30 p.m. Monday issued warnings and advice for residents of the towns they protect in advance of Hurricane Jose, which is projected to arrive in the area sometime Wednesday.

4 Bridges Ride participants head over the Sakonnet (photos)

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — If you were wondering what all those bicyclists were doing on the roads this morning, they were participating in the 4 Bridges Ride.  The event was a 26-mile …
Obituaries
Donalda Medeiros, 101, Tiverton

Donalda "Donna" (Grandmont) Medeiros, 101, of Tiverton, wife of the late Manuel "Bob" Medeiros, died at home with her loving family at her side, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Tiverton's oldest …

Claire J. Evans, 72, of Tiverton

Diane M. Ferreira, 51, Tiverton

Leonard F. Harkin Jr., 70, Swansea

Shirley Ann (Eckenroth) Weiss, 80, Tiverton

Michael Moniz, 54, Tiverton

John H. Pacheco, 82, Tiverton

Kenneth F. Braz, 63, formerly of Tiverton

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Sports
Both Portsmouth High cross-country teams sweep in meet

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School cross-country program had a very good day at Glen Park on Monday.  Both the girls’ and boys’ teams swept the competition, with …

Tiverton's Molly Little joins U. Denver lacrosse team

Little Compton to celebrate new rec field

City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

Portsmouth 11s All-Stars win in grand fashion, advance to states

Things to Do
Paul Cuffe: Following His Footsteps, 200 years later

Westport and the region will celebrate the remarkable life of Paul Cuffe on Saturday with the opening and tour of an African-American Native-American Heritage Trail, and a day-full of discussion …

Let them eat zucchini bread

Tiverton seniors sew — and reap — big profits

'Bold' move: Waterfront Productions opens first season in East Providence

Rare peek inside seven special Westport homes

Opinion
Editorial: Wedding wars

With great enthusiasm, Town Meeting voters in Westport approved an ‘agri-tourism’ measure a couple of years back that would allow all sorts of fun on farms. They did it because farmers say …

Tiverton Councilor Chabot deserves respect, support

Letter: Antifa protesters not so innocent either

Letter: Come walk with us to fight Alzheimer’s

Letter: Many turned out in support of little Union Library

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