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Carol A. Ney, 54, Portsmouth

Carol A. Ney, 54, Portsmouth

Carol A. (Wilusz) Ney, 54, of Portsmouth, (formerly of Tiverton), daughter of Stanley J. and Helen Wilusz of Tiverton, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Besides her parents, she is survived by daughter Alicia A. McGuire (husband Robert Fisher) of Westport; sister Kathryn H. Wilusz of Murroe, Co. Limerick, Ireland; brother Thomas Wilusz


Michele A. Corbeil-Sperduti, 42, Tiverton

Michele A. Corbeil-Sperduti, 42, of Tiverton passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of John P. Sperduti. Born in Providence, a daughter of Albert J. Corbeil of Portsmouth and the late Rhonda L. (Felber) Corbeil, and the stepdaughter of

A bit of the TivertonFactCheck home page last week.

TivertonFactCheck aims to shed light on local government

  TIVERTON — The website debuted with payroll data for everyone who earns a Town of Tiverton check and will soon be loaded with many more town facts and figures. was unveiled last week with the goal of making it easier for residents to learn about their government. A product of the Rhode Island Center

3 Rod Way, Tiverton

House of the Week: Beach day every day

Summer may be coming to an end on the calendar, but there’s a good chance beach days will extend into fall this year. You could have a beach day every day at this seaside home in Tiverton The three-bedroom, one-bath home located at 3 Rod Way in the Fogland Beach area has a private backyard with marsh views and beach

Chief Marion has served over 27 years in the Little Compton Police Department.

Council names new police chief for Little Compton

LITTLE COMPTON — Last Thursday, Aug. 4, at its regular meeting the Town Council appointed Lieutenant Antone (Buzzy) Marion to the position of Police Chief for the Town of Little Compton. Chief Marion has been acting chief of the department since former Chief Sidney Wordell retired June 30. “I am very, very happy,” said Chief

A padlock blocks access to Grinnell's Beach early last week. The lot would reopen this week, town officials say, now that beach season is done.

Bad behavior, lack of lifeguards close beach

By Bruce Burdett TIVERTON — The padlocked gate that greeted visitors to Grinnell’s Beach recently will be unlocked after Labor Day, but issues remain there and at the town’s other beach and parks. Blame a lack of lifeguards and, indirectly, some “really bad behavior” for the closure in late August, said Town Administrator Matt Wojcik.