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Randy Lebeau holds scale model of metal gun range building he proposes to install on Main Road at Haskins Avenue. It will have a green roof, he said. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Tiverton Council okays one indoor gun range, delays another

Tiverton Council okays one indoor gun range, delays another

TIVERTON — Following a 15-minute hearing, the Town Council Monday, Sept. 29 unanimously approved a license for the Tiverton Rod & Gun Club to operate an indoor shooting range on the club’s property at 1529 Fish Road. After an hour and a half more of debate, however, the council postponed until at least its meeting


Open houses scheduled in East Bay this weekend

Whether you’re looking for your next home, checking out the competition down the block, or maybe even just looking for some new interior decorating tips, start your search right here with our weekly open house listings. Barrington 83 Walnut Road — Sunday, Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cottage, 2, 1, $249,000. Residential Properties,

Sakonnet area blueberry bonanza; sunny summer’s bumper crop

SAKONNET AREA — The season is over, but blueberry bushes this year showered roadside stands and markets in the Tiverton, Little Compton and Westport area with a bumper crop of blueberries. This was the best year in a long time, says **** Hart of Tiverton, who has about 200 bushes on his 10-acre homestead, that

Tiverton Crossings hits strong opposition

TIVERTON — The second public hearing about the massive mixed-use Tiverton Crossings development proposed by the Carpionato Development Group, got off to a rocky start last week in the high school auditorium. About eight representatives from Carpionato were in attendance. In the audience were 50-60 citizens, 13 of whom spoke against the plan and three

The Sakonnet Lobster at its dock in Tiverton.

Sakonnet Lobster sinks south of Block Island; four rescued

The Coast Guard plucked four lobstermen from the sea when the 60-foot Tiverton and Little Compton-based Sakonnet Lobster sank Thursday about 40 miles south of Block Island, Rhode Island. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a distress call at about 4:15 a.m. from the four-man crew aboard the Sakonnet Lobster that the boat was taking on water. The Coast

Florence Hudner

Florence Hatch Hudner, 87, Westport

Florence (Flossie) Hatch Hudner, 87, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Westport where she has lived since 1984 with her husband, James H. Hudner. Flossie was born on May 30, 1927, in Hartford, Connecticut, daughter of James Watson and Florence Marvin Hatch.  She was educated at Oxford School in West Hartford and

Westport town nurse offers flu shots

Westport Town Nurse Kathleen Burns R.N. will hold flu clinics for residents 9 years of age and older by appointment in October. The cost of the vaccine is covered by Medicare Pare B and HMOs. Vaccine is available for those without health insurance. Call 508-636-1030 for an appointment.