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Tiverton 1st endorses local candidate slate

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

80 Schooner Drive, Portsmouth

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes throughout the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 9 Chapin Road — $543,000 5 Copper Kettle Lane — $332,000 10 Sylvester St. — $163,000 20 Williams St. — $285,000 3 Clover Lane — $90,000 Hart Lane — $945,000 East Providence 330 Brown St. — $1 14 Harding Ave. — $580,000 9 Oak

Lucy Tabit checks one of her bee hives off Westport's Drift Road. In mid-October, she said they are setting out in search of the last of the goldenrod. (Richard W. Dionne Jr.)

Honeybees dying; keepers fear pesticide to blame

The test results aren’t in yet but Lucy Tabit has a pretty good idea about what happened to the bees at her hives off Sodom Road. “They were probably poisoned,” she said. “I’ve seen this all before.” Three weeks ago she went to check those hives “and my heart sank.” Out front of the hives

Lauren Vine and Sabrina Yackouri joined different partners to win their matches and help the EPHS girls' tennis team advance in the Division III playoffs.

East Providence advances to D-III girls’ tennis semifinals

PAWTUCKET — The favorites, including East Providence High School, advanced during preliminary round matches in the Division III girls’ championship tournament played Wednesday afternoon, Oct, 15, at Slater Park. The Townies, the fourth seed in the playoffs after finishing their regular season with a 10-3 record, had little trouble in dispatching fifth-seeded Tiverton, 4-1. As

Transit Bond Question – The right route for RI

Any state with a growing, vibrant economy invariably has one critical component: an efficient, reliable and easily accessible public transit system that gets people where they want to go, when they want to go.  Those destinations include workplaces, schools, shopping centers, and doctors and health care facilities, the core of people’s everyday lives. This November,

Visitors enjoy the offerings at last year's Town Farm Harvest Festival with its Westport River backdrop.

Old-time harvest celebration at Westport Town Farm

Food, bluegrass music, barn building, farm animals, a one-day farmers’ market and more will be among the offerings when the Trustees of Reservations hosts its sixth annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18, from noon to 4 p.m. This is the “last chance” to purchase fresh vegetables from local farmers at the farmers market this

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