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The Tarbox Ramblers in Tiverton

The Tarbox Ramblers in Tiverton

Taking listeners to a place where Appalachian music, ancient blues and gospel come together in powerful, unexpected combinations, The Tarbox Ramblers are left-field traditionalists whose rough-hewn, direct sound has drawn raves from Rolling Stone, All Things Considered, The New Yorker and many more. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: Saturday, May 16; 7:30 p.m.

7 Surrey Road, Barrington

Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 127 Narragansett Ave. — Sunday, May 17, 1-3 p.m. 3, 1, $219,900, RE/MAX River’s Edge, Terri Stevens, 401-529-7845. 55 Lamson Road — Sunday, May 17, 1-3 p.m. Ranch, 4, 2, $369,900. Friedman Real Estate Group, 401-864-0269. 9 Lister Drive —

15 Benjamin Tripp Road, Westport, Mass.

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

Above: 15 Benjamin Tripp Road, Westport, Mass. The following properties have sold in recent weeks in towns throughout the East Bay: Barrington 9 Candleberry Road — $300,000 16 Crown Ave. — $130,000 222 Nayatt Road — $450,000 East Providence 94 Frederick St. — $240,000 217 Warren Ave. — $178,000 33 Edward Ave. — $102,000 9

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Cubs to host Touch-a-Truck on June 7

Cub Scout Pack 100 will host its second annual Touch-a-Truck event on Sunday, June 7, at Our Lady of Grace Parish on Sanford Road in Westport. There will be more than 30 vehicles for children and parents to inspect, climb on, and try out horns, knobs and controls. There will be fire and police vehicles,

Letter: Support Tiverton Budget #1

Eleven years ago when we began working on budgets together, the local tax cap was 5.5%, which we both believe, was too high. Then it went down gradually every year until it reached its current level of 4%. During that time, we along with members of the School Committee have worked hard with the Budget

The case for sewers in Tiverton

By Leroy E. Kendricks Board chairman, Tiverton Wastewater Management Commission Wastewater management is one of the most critical regional concerns affecting Tiverton. Groundwater from non-compliant and failing septic systems and cesspools carries bacteria and excessive amounts of phosphorous and nitrogen into our coastal waters, ruining the ecology of our bay, and threatening the beauty, health

Lewis Dow Mutty, 84, Tiverton

Lewis Dow Mutty, 84, of Tiverton, died on Saturday, May 9, 2015.  He was the husband of J. Wilhelmina (Knippel) Mutty.  Born in Melrose, Mass., he was the son of late Phyllis (Dow) and John Mutty. He had served in the US Navy during the Korean Era.  He had also worked as an engineer at