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Domanick Vitorino scored 14 points to lead the Westport basketball team over Atlantis Charter School, 66-43, in their first game of the year in front of a big home crowd on Wednesday night. … more
The Westport basketball team will be fighting an age and size battle this year. The Wildcats graduated six seniors, have only three returning players and just one starter from last season. … more
Groups in both Little Compton and Tiverton received glad tidings from the Champlin Foundation this week in the form of grants to help pay for projects. Little Compton’s Brownell Library was … more
TIVERTON — Due to ongoing construction at Grinnell’s Beach in Tiverton, this year’s New Year’s Day Penguin Plunge will be held at Fogland Beach near the south end of town. (Though several … more
TIVERTON — The state Department of Transportation provided these dtetails about a a new traffic signal coming to the corner of Fish and Bulgarmarsh roads in Tiverton. • Intersection was … more
A Fall River man who stole a car in New Bedford in April, 2017, and used it later the same day as his getaway vehicle after robbing a bank in Tiverton was sentenced today (Thursday) to 48 months in … more
Westport voters agreed to pay some urgent bills at Tuesday’s special town meeting at the high school. Four questions with a total cost of $164,000 awaited and voters approved all of those … more
They remain uncertain whether he died by accident or suicide, but state medical examiners say they now know what caused long-time state Senator Brian Joyce to die in his Westport home on Sept. 27, … more
The meetings were long, the debates passionate. For months, the fate of the 18.1 acres of land located just off Drift Road remained in question as community members pushed back on … more
TIVERTON — A sergeant on the Tiverton Police force has been charged with stealing gasoline from the town. Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, more
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