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Welcome back, indoor dining, hair cuts and youth sports

Beginning Monday, when Rhode Island transitions to Phase 2 of its economic reboot, residents will be able to dine indoors, cut and color their hair, get a new coat of nail polish for the first time …
Letter: Citizens should be allowed to ‘peaceably assemble’

With regard to the police ‘dispersing’ groups of any size, the First Amendment reads, in part: "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the right of the people peaceably to assemble …

Letter: General Assembly is asleep at the wheel

Letter: In 1943, our graduation was interrupted by war

Editorial: It's a great time to follow your government

Letter: Reaction to bike path location is perplexing

Legal Notices
Little Compton Legal Notices – April 16, 2020

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

Lilla White Woodhouse, 80, Little Compton It is with great sadness that the family of Lilla White Woodhouse announce her passing following a courageous fight against cancer at age 80.  Lilla was born in Providence, the daughter of …
William D. White III, 90, Tiverton William “Bill” D. White, III, 90, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2020, in Belmont, Massachusetts. Bill is survived by his sister, Nancy; children, Julie and Bill; his grandchildren, …
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 …

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Jim McGaw

A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.