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John Marshall Burns, 95, formerly of Tiverton

John Marshall Burns “The Old Saw Man,” 95, of Fall River, formerly of Tiverton, husband of Ann Marie (Fernandes) Burns and husband of the late Eva A. (Jacobs) Burns, died Sunday, April 19, 2015. For 80 years he operated Burns Tools, Fall River, founded by his late father and continued by his sons. He was

William Pizio, 74, Tiverton

William “Billy” Pizio, 74, formerly of Tiverton, died Saturday, April 18, 2015. He attended the James L. Maher Center. He was predeceased by his brother, George Pizio, who was his caregiver, and his parents, William and Gertrude (Lake) Pizio, and also leaves aunts, uncles and cousins. His funeral service will be held Wednesday evening at

Sophomore Steve Gacioch slides safely slides into third base. Tim Marshall photo

Smithfield edges Tiverton baseball 3-2

After a lively first inning for both squads, Smithfield and Tiverton pitchers took control Saturday in what proved to be a 3-2 Smithfield win. The loss left Tiverton at 1-2 in the young season. Smithfield moved to 2-2 Smithfield struck for two runs in the first, both driven in by the team’s winning pitcher, Shawn


Country living close to Little Compton shore

Enjoy a country setting while being close to the seashore at this private home in Little Compton. Located in Tuniper Pond Acres at 30 Tuniper North Lane, the property has access to the Pond and is only a short walk to South Shore Beach. The Cape Cod-style home is situated on a private, well manicured

9 Sunset Road, Bristol

Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled this weekend in towns across the East Bay: Barrington 93 Alfred Drown Road — Sunday, April 19, 12-1:30 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $799,000. Residential Properties, Patty Deal, 401-245-9600. 18 Riverview Drive — Sunday, April 19, 2-3:30 p.m. Cape, 3, 2, $349,900. Residential Properties, Patty Deal, 401-245-9600. 53 Wapping Drive

The Crossleys — and Linny Cakes — relax in Hawaii while snow buries Westport.

From snow to Hawaii thanks to speedy little duck

As February dumped snow on Westport, Linny Cakes, the winning duck from the 2014 Allens Pond Duck Derby fundraiser, enjoyed the warmth and hospitality of Hawaii. The little rubber duck earned roundtrip airfare, two nights lodging and dinner for two in Oahu by beating the other 5,777 ducks who rode the incoming tide at Barney’s

Meeting in the Tiverton High School auditorium April 16, Tiverton's planning board took crucial votes on the Tiverton Glen project proposed by Carpionato Group. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Planners okay Tiverton Glen, with conditions; send project to council

TIVERTON — By successive votes — on “comp plan” language changes and on zoning changes — Tiverton’s planning board Thursday night tossed the huge multi-use Tiverton Glen development project squarely into the laps of the Tiverton Town council. But it kept an important piece of the action for itself — a conditional approval of the

Michael J. Wilkie Sr., 49, of Tiverton

Michael J. Wilkie Sr., 49, of Tiverton, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was the husband of Alice (Costa) Wilkie. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of Roger J. Wilkie Sr. and Dorothy T. (Gomes) Wilkie of Tiverton. He was the owner/operator of M&R Feed Store,