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Meeting in the Tiverton High School auditorium April 16, Tiverton's planning board took crucial votes on the Tiverton Glen project proposed by Carpionato Group. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Planners okay Tiverton Glen, with conditions; send project to council

Planners okay Tiverton Glen, with conditions; send project to council

TIVERTON — By successive votes — on “comp plan” language changes and on zoning changes — Tiverton’s planning board Thursday night tossed the huge multi-use Tiverton Glen development project squarely into the laps of the Tiverton Town council. But it kept an important piece of the action for itself — a conditional approval of the

Michael J. Wilkie Sr., 49, of Tiverton

Michael J. Wilkie Sr., 49, of Tiverton, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was the husband of Alice (Costa) Wilkie. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of Roger J. Wilkie Sr. and Dorothy T. (Gomes) Wilkie of Tiverton. He was the owner/operator of M&R Feed Store,


THS zombies’ message: Keep smoking and join us

Nine Tiverton High School students and more than 200 other Rhode Island students walked through downtown Providence on March 18 dressed as the zombies of dead smokers who came back to tell the living to quit or to never start smoking. Among the messages from the students — “Don’t give tobacco your last dying breath.” Sponsored

Richard Gomez shows where the new 12-inch natural gas pipeline would have crossed his West Main Road back yard. Richard W. Dionne Jr. photo

Pipeline reprieve: Gas company backs off natural gas pipeline plan here

LITTLE COMPTON — He’s used to, not thrilled with, the 6-inch natural gas pipeline that has traversed his 154 West Main Road back yard for as long as he has lived there. But Richard Gomez said he has been much more worried by the prospect that Houston-based Spectra Energy intends to install a much bigger

George J. Solas MD, 95, Tiverton

George J. Solas MD, a retired orthopedic surgeon, died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at the age of 95, at Tockwotton on the Waterfront. Previously, he was a resident of Tiverton.  He was the husband of the late Thelma W. Solas. Born in Watertown, Mass., he was the son of the late James Tsolas and Mary