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Little Compton Historical Society wins national award

Two Rhode Island history organizations received a 2019 Leadership in History Award of Excellence from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). Little Compton Historical …
Legal Notices
Little Compton Legal Notices – Oct. 31, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 31 Sakonnet Times.

Obituaries
Peter J. Burke, 81, Little Compton Peter J. Burke, 81, of Newtonville, Mass., and Little Compton, died on October 30, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Marion (Mattoon) Burke; loving father of Jay C. Burke and his wife Teresa of …
Frederick M. Bodington Jr., 82, Little Compton Frederick M. Bodington Jr., a born and bred Little Compton Swamp Yankee, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Charlton Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was 82. Fred was …
Benjamin Viera, 86, Portsmouth Benjamin Viera, age 86, longtime resident of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on Oct. 27, 2019 in Fall River, Mass. He was the husband of the late Helen Louise (Silvia) Viera. Benjamin was born in …

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