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A gift of spring's beauty

For those lucky enough to be driving past Sayles Livingston Design in Tiverton over the last two weeks, they would have stumbled upon the impressive floral display showcased outside its storefront. …
Letter: Disappointing choice for this week’s cartoon

To the editor: Politics aside, Mr. Hall’s cartoon, in your 4/9/20 edition of Westport Shorelines, seems to demonstrate that he continues from his college days to be a class clown.  That …

Letter: These days, the Presidential failings are magnified

Letter: Skukes: Where would be be without them?

Letter: Out-of-state, but still friends and neighbors

Letter: Virus shows how fragile our health care can be

Legal Notices
Little Compton Legal Notices – Feb. 27, 2020

These Legal Notices were published in the Feb. 27 edition of the Sakonnet Times.

Deborah Moniz, formerly of Little Compton Deborah “Debbie” Moniz passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, after battling pancreatic cancer. Debbie was born April 16, 1959, in Fall River, to her parents Laura McCoy and Ronny …
Dorothy Brownell Everett Nichols, 86, Little Compton Dorothy Brownell Everett Nichols (Dorrie), 86, of Little Compton, passed away on April 1, 2020, from complications of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  Dorrie was born in Providence to Dorothy Drowne …
Elizabeth Sands Bolles, 92, Portsmouth Elizabeth Sands (Elliot) Bolles, 92, of Portsmouth, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on March 23, 2020.  Elizabeth, known to all as “Bambi,” was born in …

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