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TIVERTON — Stop by and meet the gang when West Place Animal Sanctuary hosts an open house on Saturday, August 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3198 Main Road, Tiverton. There will be animal meet … more
WESTPORT — It took a most painful mishap to get him moving, but Westport’s Frederick Thurber has finally written a book. He’d done plenty of writing before — for years his Woods & Waters … more
Its ranks may have aged some, but the work done by Westport’s American Legion, James Morris Post #145, is as important today as it was a century ago when 15 World War I Westport veterans gathered … more
Enter to win a hand-made wooden pram while supporting clean water! Continuing a tradition of the Westport Fishermen’s Association, the Buzzards Bay Coalition is holding a drawing for a hand-made … more
The offshore lobster boat Sakonnet Lobster II returned home Sunday with a most colorful specimen among its catch — an extremely rare calico lobster. Caught in waters well south of Sakonnet Point, … more
LITTLE COMPTON — The Little Compton Democratic Town Committee announces two fundraisers in the coming days, one for Jack Reed, the other for Nellie Gorbea. • Jack Reed fundraiser at the … more
TIVERTON — After weeks of petition and signature gathering activity that began back in April, the Tiverton Board of Canvassers (BOC) by unanimous vote decided at back-to-back BOC meetings Tuesday evening, August 13, that Town Councilors Justin Katz and Rob Coulter will face Tiverton voters at a special recall election on Thursday, October 10. more
WESTPORT — Maureen Jones of Dartmouth proved it only takes one duck to win – she adopted “Meatballs” as her one and only this year. Now, Maureen has quite the decision to make — actually, a … more
A Tiverton woman known widely as an accomplished sailor has been identified as the person killed in a Sunday collision between a catamaran sailboat and a power boat on the lower bay. The … more
LITTLE COMPTON — Little Compton’s Wilbur McMahon School could become the first public school in Rhode Island to become an International Baccalaureate World School, a program that “encourages … more
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