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Beiruit bombing memorial set for Thursday

Beiruit bombing memorial set for Thursday

PORTSMOUTH — Ceremonies honoring the U.S. Marines killed in the 1983 bombing of their barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, are scheduled for Thursday morning, Oct. 23, the 31st anniversary of the attack. The Portsmouth Historical Society is again hosting the memorial service inside the society’s chapel, at 870 East Main Road, beginning at 10 a.m. Among

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Dorothy K. Bettencourt, 88, Westport

Dorothy K. (Rose) Bettencourt, 88, of Westport, passed away early on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at St. Anne’s Hospital. She was the wife of John E. Bettencourt Sr. of Westport, to whom she had been married for 67 years. Born and raised in Tiverton, daughter of the late Victor S. and Senhorniha (Rose) Rose, she

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Russell K. Osbaldeston, 83, Tiverton

Russell K. Osbaldeston, age 83, passed away on August 13, 2014.  Born in Tiverton, he was the son of the late Frank Sr., and Esther (Beardsworth) Osbaldeston and brother of the late Ralph and Frank Osbaldeston Jr. He attended schools in Tiverton and Fall River and was a graduate of Bryant University.  He was a

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Body found near Little Compton’s Seaspray Way

Neither Little Compton officials nor State Police are yet providing any details about a man’s body found Friday afternoon by the water’s edge in the area of Seaspray Way in Little Compton. The road, which runs from West Main Road toward the Sakonnet River, is located about a half dozen miles north of Sakonnet Point.

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Open houses: Dozens planned around East Bay

Whether you’re looking for your next home, checking out the competition or just looking for some interior decorating ideas, open houses are always a great place to start. Here’s a list of open houses scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 5 Hillside Ave. — Sunday, Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cape,


Tiverton 1st endorses local candidate slate

Tiverton 1st has announced its list of recommended local candidates in the November election. “T1 recommends without regard to party affiliation and supports candidates from a wide range of backgrounds and views on issues,” the group said. “The primary criteria was, based on their history and stated views, which candidates are most likely to work

Tiverton Democrats endorse candidates

TIVERTON — The Tiverton Democratic Town Committee (TDTC) has voted to support the following candidates for the Tiverton town council, school committee, and budget committee in the November elections. • For the town council: James Arruda, Michael Burk, Denise deMedeiros, Jay Lambert, Peter Mello, Brett Pelletier and David Perry. • For the school committee: Deborah