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Portsmouth addresses concerns over re-opening at forum

PORTSMOUTH — School officials spent over an hour reviewing their final school reopening plan and answering questions from parents last Thursday, July 30, during a virtual, live-streamed …
Editorial: Maybe the schools need more time

After lagging behind their Massachusetts peers for a generation, Rhode Island schools set the standard for distance learning last spring. Led by the governor and commissioner of education, the public …

Letter: McGaw offers alternative to RI old boy network

Letter: Writer wrong — Little Compton is not a racist place

East Bay Superintendents: Please be patient in unprecedented times

Letter: Trump support not as baffling as writer believes

Legal Notices
Little Compton Legal Notices – April 16, 2020

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on April 16, 2020.

Robert A. Dyer III, 64, formerly of Little Compton Robert Augustin “Bob” Dyer III, 64, of Big Timber, Montana, formerly of Little Compton, died July 24, 2020, at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Col. He was born in …
Paul Wilber, Little Compton Paul Wilber passed away peacefully at home of natural causes on August 1, 2020, surrounded by his beloved wife Fran and family. Paul was born in Fall River on July 19, 1925, and grew up in Little …
Dianne A. Booth, 75, Little Compton Dianne A. (Tripp) Booth, 75, beloved wife of Robert J. Booth, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, March 19, 2020, of natural causes. They were sweethearts for 58 years. She was the mother …

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