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Tiverton woman rams pickup for carrying dog in back

Tiverton woman rams pickup for carrying dog in back

TIVERTON — A Tiverton woman rammed her car into a pickup truck at a gas station near Bliss Four Corners during an altercation about a dog she believed was riding unsafely in the bed of a pickup truck. Karen Hirst, 52, of 178 Pelletier Lane, Tiverton, was charged with disorderly conduct and reckless driving at

DEM’s skewed logic distorts reservoir rules

To the editor: Some months back, a state Department of Environmental Management official was quoted in an article about the big fishing tournaments DEM promotes on Stafford Pond, a Tiverton drinking water supply for 11,000-plus residents. Speaking about the huge engines the department allows during tournaments, in blatant disregard of its own 10-horsepower limit rule,


Flood watch issued for Bristol County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Bristol County as heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to move through the area today and Wednesday. The weather service issued the flash flood watch for Bristol, Kent, Providence and Washington Counties beginning at 8 p.m. Monday and running through Wednesday afternoon. Localized road flooding and

19 Oliver Lane, Little Compton is open Sunday, noon-3 p.m.

Open houses scheduled throughout region

Barrington 20 Lister Drive — Sunday, July 13, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Colonial,4 bed, 3 bath, $499,900. Residential Properties, Lisbeth Herbst, 401-245-9600. 425 Sowams Road — Sunday, July 13, 12-1:30 p.m. Cape, 4, 2, $329,500. Residential Properties, Laurie Fletcher, 401-245-9600. 10 Evergreen St. — Sunday, July 13, 12-1:30 p.m., Ranch, 3, 2, $375,000. Residential Properties, Beverly


Jim McGrath at Sandywoods

Jim McGrath has been performing original songs as well as sea chanteys, Irish and British Isles ballads, and American traditional and contemporary songs for more than 30 years. He has performed on ships and in concert halls and saloons in Ireland, Germany, and across the Eastern Seaboard. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 8 p.m.;

Brent Poitras

Tiverton, Little Compton charge man with indecent exposure, assault

TIVERTON, LITTLE COMPTON — A 28-year old Tiverton man was charged by Tiverton police at 2:33 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, with disorderly conduct and indecent exposure committed that day. After being charged, Brent Poitras, of 65 Edmond Lane, Tiverton, was turned over to Little Compton police, who charged him with assault at 2:36 p.m.


Robert M. Levesque, 68, Tiverton

Robert M. Levesque, 68, of Tiverton, formerly of Fall River, son of the late William and Rita (Morin) Levesque, died Sunday, July 6, 2014. A construction worker for many years and member of Local 610, Laborers International Union of North America, he enjoyed driving and was particularly fond of road trips throughout the United States