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Portsmouth defeats Tiverton in girls’ lacrosse

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

The Patriots' Grace Cavanagh advances the ball downfield.

TIVERTON — The Portsmouth High School varsity girls’ lacrosse team soundly defeated Tiverton Friday by a score of 17-6. The Patriots beat Cranston in their first game of the season, 14-6, bringing their record to 2-0 in Division II. The 12-team division is strong this year, with Narragansett, Classical, Lincoln and Middletown all vying for the […]

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Rep. Canario named deputy majority leader

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Government & Politics  /  No Comments

Rep. Dennis M. Canario

PROVIDENCE — Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) has been appointed a deputy majority leader of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. The appointment was announced this week by Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello. As a deputy majority leader, Rep. Canario is a member of the House leadership team and […]

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Letter: Infrastructure bills are fair, equitable

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Letters to the Editor  /  No Comments

To the editor: Article 20 of the fiscal year 2012 (state) budget will not help the economy nor create jobs. It would also cause the state to lose anywhere from $15 to $30 million in lost state tax revenue due to lost tourism and lost business. House Bill 7432 and Senate Bill 2335, the infrastructure […]

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Gladys Rezendes, 67, Tiverton

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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Gladys (Jones) Rezendes, 67, of Tiverton, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Beatrice Novak (Wilkie) and John Jones.  She had worked as an activities director at the Nancy Brayton Osborn Adult Day Care in Little Compton.  In 2004, she was the recipient of The […]

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Explore the life of a vernal pool

By   /  April 6, 2014  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments

A vernal pool in Massachusetts.

Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition and Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust on Saturday, April 12 at 10 a.m. for a hike through Parsons Reserve in Dartmouth to explore a vernal pool, a temporary wetland that forms in spring where many plants and animals live.  As a bonus, the hike will wind past the daffodil field at […]

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Bob Ardern & Manitoba Hal at Sandywoods

By   /  April 6, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Canadian finger-style guitarist Bob Ardern combines masterful playing with melodies that conjure vivid images and then pulls it all together into a captivating sound. With influences from Celtic, classical and jazz music, Ardern’s guitar stylings take listeners on a spectral journey of emotions. Manitoba Hal is a consummate bluesman, best known for his masterful playing […]

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Lenny Solomon in Tiverton

By   /  April 5, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Singer/songwriter/guitarist Lenny Solomon’s style has been compared to early Bob Dylan, Guy Clark, and Jerry Jeff Walker. Performing at Sandywoods with Lenny will be bassist Don Barry, an accomplished musician and songwriter. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 5 COST: $15 MORE INFO: www.sandywoodsmusic.com; 401/241-7349

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Adamsville, Tiverton men charged in road rage fracas

By   /  April 4, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Tiv police

Wednesday, March 26 Following a road rage incident, that started in Portsmouth and ended up in Tiverton, Alexander T. Hartnett, 26, of 56 Crandall Road, Apt. 331, Adamsville, was charged with disorderly conduct at 1:13 p.m., and Nathaniel Stockard, 22 of 50 Hayden Avenue, Tiverton was charged with disorderly conduct at 2:19 p.m. The two […]

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Providence Country Day School names second trimester honor roll

By   /  April 4, 2014  /  Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The Providence Country Day School has recognized the following for second trimester scholarship and achievement. Students are listed by grade, name and hometown. 8, Michael Bloom Attleboro, Honors 12, Kyle Salgueiro Barrington, High Honors; 8, Anthony Maio Barrington, Honors; 9, Maxon Quas Barrington, Honors 12, Bailey Crespi, Berkley, Honors 7, Alison Carranza […]

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Borderline case: Christmas Eve arrest legit, high court rules

By   /  April 4, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Map shows northbound route to Tiverton that police say driver took on foot after Little Compton crash.

By Bruce Burdett LITTLE COMPTON — Early on Christmas Eve morning, 2011, a trio of Little Compton police officers watched as a jogger, dressed in shorts and a T-shirt, dashed north past them on Old Stone Church Road. They were there assisting with a rescue call and, about five minutes later, heard from dispatch that […]

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