Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Tiverton

Tiverton

There are few tougher tests of boat and rig than the Sydney-Hobart Race and winners in this year’s especially brutal edition were helped by equipment from Bristol’s Hall Spars. While dozens of battered boats were retiring, the 100-foot Comanche, skippered by Ken Read, sailed on to become first boat to finish despite breaking a rudder in a collision with a...

BRISTOL — Hundreds of families gathered at Roger Williams University in Bristol Saturday to cheer on more than 300 local elementary and middle school students as they tested their robot design and programming skills at the annual First Lego League (FLL) Rhode Island Robotics State Championship event. Forty teams of students ages 9 to 14, from across Rhode Island and Southeastern...

To the editor: Our organization recognizes that bees and other pollinators are essential to one in every three bites of food we eat, including key crops for Massachusetts such as cranberries, apples and blueberries, and essential for preserving Massachusetts agricultural economy and environment. Unfortunately, Massachusetts beekeepers are experiencing unprecedented numbers of bee decline. This past winter, Massachusetts beekeepers lost over...

TIVERTON — Two cars crashed head-on Thursday about 12:45 p.m. at a curve in the area of 1584 Main Road in front of St. Christopher's Church Hall. All three occupants of the two vehicles were taken to hospitals. The female driver and sole occupant of one of the vehicles was trapped behind the wheel and had to be extricated using the...

TIVERTON — Kate Michaud, the Administrative Officer for the Tiverton Planning Board, who has probably worn more official hats in service to the town than anyone in recent memory, is leaving town government after 14 years and five months to take a position as the Town Planner in Warren. Ms. Michaud gave notice to Tiverton officials Wednesday, Jan. 13, that...

To the editor: It has been a pleasure and an honor to work with Kate Michaud during my years on the Tiverton Planning Board and I congratulate Kate, who currently serves as Planning Board administrative officer, on achieving her new position as planner in the town of Warren, where she will make an outstanding contribution.  She has richly earned this...

STATE HOUSE — Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71-Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) has introduced legislation to prohibit using prone restraints at certain state licensed facilities and create a study commission to study the restraint reporting requirements of those same facilities. “It’s time we end this dangerous practice before a tragedy strikes within our state,” said Rep. Canario. “The men, women...

To the editor: On Wednesday I was sworn in as the state senator from District 11. It is with great pride and humility that I accepted the charge of the voters. I understand my duty to Portsmouth, Bristol and Tiverton and promise to be accessible to local leaders and all residents. I appears as though I will replace Sen. Ottiano on...

Robert Gallagher, an East Providence resident with Little Compton roots, won this year’s Little Compton Education Foundation Scenic Winter Road Race by a comfortable 32 second margin Saturday. He ran the course in a time of 28 minutes, 6.9 seconds — a pace of 5:51 minutes per mile. Also cause for family celebration — his mother Margaret Gallagher, 55, of...

Pamela M. Mitchell Mrs. Pamela M. Mitchell, age 58, a resident of Chocowinity, NC, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at her home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is serving the Mitchell family.

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