Tiverton plunge moves south to Fogland

TIVERTON — Due to ongoing construction at Grinnell’s Beach in Tiverton, this year’s New Year’s Day Penguin Plunge will be held at Fogland Beach near the south end of town. (Though several …
Traffic light coming to Bulgarmarsh, Fish roads
TIVERTON — The state Department of Transportation provided these dtetails about a a new traffic signal coming to the corner of Fish … Read More
Tiverton bank robber sentenced to prison
A Fall River man who stole a car in New Bedford in April, 2017, and used it later the same day as his getaway vehicle after robbing a … Read More
Sakonnet schools ponder results of state’s latest test method
TIVERTON/LITTLE COMPTON — Students in grades 3 through 8 got their first taste of Rhode Island’s new RICAS (Rhode Island … Read More
Westport planners approve solar array off Drift Road
The meetings were long, the debates passionate. For months, the fate of the 18.1 acres of land located just off Drift Road remained in … Read More
Tiverton police officer charged with theft of gasoline from town
TIVERTON — A sergeant on the Tiverton Police force has been charged with stealing gasoline from the town. Colonel Ann C. … Read More
Prosecutors say Warren driver caused bus crash
Prosecutors Monday blamed a Warren resident for the Saturday night crash that forced a Tiverton school bus off Route 24 and injured … Read More
Obituaries
Margo Peckham, 94, Westport

Margo Peckham, 94, of Westport, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2018. She was born on May 10, 1924 in New Bedford, the daughter of Temple A. Corson and Margaret McGinty. Margo attended …

Edward G. Arsenault, 65, Tiverton

Thomas S. Moran, 77, Little Compton

Sports
Tiverton Coach Murray inducted to Gridiron Hall of Fame

Tiverton High School’s three-sport coach and athletic director Bob Murray was among the Providence Gridiron Hall of Fame Class of 2018 members inducted at the RI Country Club. Seen here are the …

Tiverton's Costello wins fencing gold

Double OT thriller

Tiverton soccer beats East, 4-0, heads to D-III championship

Overtime is Tiger time

Opinion
Letter: For Red/Blue discussion, more Reds needed

To the editor: Two week ago Michelle, a conservative Republican, and Elizabeth, a liberal Democrat, wrote to describe the free, day-long Red/Blue workshop we are organizing in Westport under the …

Letter: Drift Road solar approval a big disappointment

Letter: RI vs. Mass. test score comparison invalid and unfair

Letter: Park’s real name - Tiverton Bicentennial Green

Letter: Amicable’s Thanksgiving baskets served over 700

Legal Notices
Tiverton and Little Compton Legal Notices – Nov. 8, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

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