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State seeks new life for Tiverton's Chase Marina

State officials envision a bustling port thriving with shellfishing, aquaculture ventures and other marine industries at the former Chase Marina in Tiverton, and are looking for proposals for the …
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Letter: 'Time of Beauty' as summer carries on

I am sure you have noticed how an ordinary looking teenager suddenly changes into someone you want to look at again and again. I call it their time of beauty and that is what is happening in the Back …

Letter: What proof do I need? I know it all

Letter: First the fork, and now Bernie's Blues?

Letter: Gun advocates’ claims are just myths

Letter: Two observations concerning bicycle safety

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Alexander Wilkinson, 61, Locke, NY Alexander B. Wilkinson, 61, of Locke, passed away unexpectedly on July 15, 2022. Alex was born in Boston, Mass., on April 17, 1961, to H. Francois and Johanna (Wislocki) …
Evelyn Gouveia, 94, Tiverton Evelyn (Souza) Gouveia, 94, of Tiverton, R.I. died July 21, 2022, at Dawn Hill Home & Rehabilitation in Bristol, R.I. She was the wife of the late George Gouveia. Born in Fall River, Mass., …
Anne P. Rocha, 79, Little Compton Anne P. (McDonnell) Rocha 79, of Little Compton, R.I., passed away peacefully at home on June 29, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late James J. Rocha. Born in …

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