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Man dies in Tiverton motorcycle crash

Man dies in Tiverton motorcycle crash

TIVERTON — A man in his early 20’s operating a motorcycle died at the scene Thursday afternoon following a collision about 4:10 p.m. with a Ford Explorer at the intersection of Pond Bridge Road and Main Road in Tiverton. The identity of the man, his age, and residence, were not determined as of 8:30 p.m.,

Principal Joao Arruda (left) waits to speak as his lawyer, Jeff Sowa, address the audience and school committee. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Principal Arruda apologizes; but attorney says actions don’t amount to plagiarism

LITTLE  COMPTON — Apart from providing a forum for discussion of plagiarism allegations against Wilbur & McMahon School Principal Joao Arruda, the Little Compton School Committee took no action at its meeting last week on the matter. On the Aug. 18 agenda — the first since the accusations surfaced — was an item entitled, “Presentation


Jonathan Edwards — In concert at the farm

WESTPORT —Singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards entertains a crowd of around 400 Saturday evening at Westport Town Farm with a mix of old favorites — ‘Sunshine,’ ‘Shanty’ … and newer songs. Rain was nearby but spared the concert and Edwards, who lives now in Portland, Maine, put on an entertaining show, The event was sponsored by the