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Cahill: Flawed system pits cost vs animal cruelty

During his Westport visit last week, Michael Cahill, director of the animal health program at the Mass. Department of Agricultural Resources, said he sees serious problems with the way animal cruelty …
Commentary: On 10th anniversary, congressman calls for end to ‘Citizens United’

Any grade schooler could tell you a dollar bill is not the same thing as a conversation. Or that a big company is not the same thing as a human being.But conservatives on the Supreme Court …

Letter: Paper shows its ‘liberal left’ leanings with editorial

Editorial: Wishful thinking

Editorial: State priorities should be schools and jobs

Editorial: Septics in harm’s way

Legal Notices
Little Compton Legal Notices – Jan. 2, 2020

These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 2 Sakonnet Times.

Roger J. Ouellette, 79, Tiverton, Westport Roger J. Ouellette, 79, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2020, in Fall River. He was born in Tiverton, son of the late Albert and Emma Ouellette.  He resided in Tiverton, Westport, and …
Philip Russell Cornell, 83, Little Compton, Philip Russell Cornell, 83, of Little Compton, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Meredith (Wildes) Cornell. Mr. Cornell was born on April 17, 1936, at home …
Anna F. Ryan, 93, Little Compton Anna F. Ryan, 93, of Little Compton, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. She was the wife of John A. Ryan Jr. Born in Portland, Maine, she was a daughter of the late Frederick …

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