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WESTPORT — An early Sunday morning two-vehicle crash at the corner of Tickle Road and Route 177 has taken the life of a Somerset motorcycle rider. The Westport driver of the pickup truck was … more
PROVIDENCE — Lane changes to the state’s main traffic artery may affect motorists driving to and from the East Bay and Southeastern Massachusetts. The Rhode Island Department of … more
TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Grinnell’s Beach in Tiverton for swimming because of high bacteria levels.. RIDOH will continue to monitor and … more
Westport selectmen approved entertainment and wine and beer licenses for four summertime evening events at Weatherlow Farm on Sodom Road, but not without some back and forth at last week’s … more
PORTSMOUTH — “It’s a class battle,” as Margie Brennan puts it. Ms. Brennan, a member of the nonprofit Kate Grana Music and Arts Association (KGMAA), which is leading … more
PORTSMOUTH — On Feb. 6, 2018, Nathan Bruno told his father he planned on skipping gym class at Portsmouth High School the next day. more
Statement by Tiverton Town Administrator Jan Reitsma regarding Tiverton Fire Department Captain Craig Committo June 18, 2019 "As has been reported in the media already, Captain Committo was … more
The sun was shining (not a given in this wet spring) as over 400 people gathered Sunday to celebrate the opening of Westport Woods Conservation Park off Adamsville Road at the Westport/Little Compton … more
PORTSMOUTH — Four members of the Portsmouth High School girls’ track team earned All-American honors when they set a new Rhode Island record in the distance medley relay. Nikki … more
Westport is home to a host of solar farms these days with a bunch more in the works, but back when one was first envisioned for the summit of the town’s closed landfill, the concept was new … more
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