Sunday, February 14, 2016
Tiverton

Tiverton

To the editor: Response to Tiverton Town Council member Sousa's letter to the editor (Feb. 4): Joe Sousa made numerous postings on the Don’t Mall Tiverton (DMT) Facebook page in recent days, many of which revealed that he did not understood what Legacy Development reps had said at the recent Town Council meeting. For example, when DMT posted that Legacy had stated...

An anticipated 5-8 inches of snow — more to the south and east today, Monday, has prompted all pubic schools in our coverage area to close. Parking bans are also effect in the usual places through the day.

Gladys (Robertshaw) Jackson Couturier, 93, a lifelong resident of Tiverton, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at her home. She was the wife of the late Edwin W. Jackson and the late Herve A. Couturier. Gladys was born in Tiverton, the daughter of the late Joseph E. and Annie M. (Greenwood) Robertshaw. She was a graduate of BMC Durfee...

PORTSMOUTH — While most of you were watching the Denver Broncos defeat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, a different sort of victory was quietly being celebrated on the Sakonnet River Bridge. Workers from Aetna Bridge Company dismantled the toll gantry on the Portsmouth side of the span late Sunday night while a handful of local legislators and other bridge...

Did you know that in Rhode Island, it’s illegal to place a windmill within 25 rods of any traveled street or road? It’s a law that’s been around for more than a century and there may very well be a good reason for it, says House Majority Whip John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth, Tiverton). But he thinks it’s one...

  So say all those who took a moment to answer the question, “What do you love most about Little Compton.” That question was posed by “ten folks in Little Compton.” “Our purpose?” wrote Jana Porter and Don McNaughton back in early December. “To gather our community in conversation. With change creeping in all around us, we’d like to get a sense of...

A forecast of 4-7 inches of snow has prompted cancellation of schools in Tiverton, Portsmouth and Little Compton today (Friday). Also closed are Bristol-Warren, Barrington and East Providence schools. No announcement yet (6:50 a.m.) for Westport Community Schools.

By Bruce Burdett A most unusual boat with some special skills has been turning heads by Bristol Harbor lately. Passersby near Independence Park got a glimpse a couple of weeks ago as the large, dark-hulled, military-looking craft idled from the water to the ramp — and kept right on going. No trailer needed, it motored up the ramp under its own power...

TIVERTON — Anthony Coelho, 39, of 1248 Stafford Road, Tiverton, was charged with ten offenses at 7:47 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31. The charges include two counts of violation of a no-contact order; four counts of domestic vandalism, malicious injury to property (allegedly involving a kitchen table, a litterbox, a truck windshield, and an iPhone); domestic, disorderly conduct; domestic, felony...

Friday, Jan. 15 At 9:04 a.m. a car hit a deer on Main Road near Souza Road. The car was damaged, but the deer's condition was unknown. At 11:36 a. m., three of four hens earlier reported loose were secured in their coop, but the status of the fourth was not reported. At 2:51 p.m. a Springer Avenue resident called about "gun...

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