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Historic loon hatchling celebrated — believed to be first in Southeastern Mass. in over a century

Wildlife experts are celebrating the birth this spring of a common loon chick in Fall River. The youngster is believed to be the first loon hatched in southeastern Massachusetts in over a …

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Little Compton holds remote Town Meeting — it worked!
Little Compton succeeded at holding its first remote Town Meeting Tuesday evening and managed to pass a budget just in the nick of … Read More
Judge again refuses to reinstate Amy Mullen
For the second time, a judge has rejected union efforts to reinstate fired Tiverton teacher and union representative Amy Mullen. On … Read More
DEM plans high-visibility boating enforcement patrols July 3-5
PROVIDENCE — With the approach of the Fourth of July bringing warmer, sunnier weather, boats will soon be dotting Narragansett Bay … Read More
Tiverton Police Report: Fogland and fireworks keep police busy
Monday, June 15 Someone dumped brush from a pickup truck at a Brayton Road location at 10:30 a.m., a 911 caller reported. An … Read More
Police Chiefs' Association announces ‘Twenty for 2020’ campaign
PROVIDENCE — The 48 police chiefs that comprise the municipal, campus, state and environmental police departments of Rhode … Read More
Several badly hurt in late night Westport River boat crash
WESTPORT — A late night boat crash on the Westport River's East Branch injured several young people, one seriously enough to require … Read More
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Obituaries
Albert E. Corscadden, 76, Little Compton Albert E. Corscadden 76, of Little Compton, also known as "Tim" and affectionately called Johnny by his close friends, passed away on July 7, 2020. He was the husband of Marguerite L. (Gleeson) …
Robert Kyle Johnson, formerly of NYC and Westport Robert Kyle Johnson died on June 14, 2020 in Manhattan from complications due to the Coronavirus. Robert (Bob to friends, Bobby to family) was born October 15, 1938 in West Caldwell, New Jersey to …
Richard F. Rogers, 91, Tiverton, formerly of Little Compton Richard Frederick Rogers, 91, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away at his home in Tiverton, surrounded by his loved ones, on Friday, April 24, 2020. Dick was …
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Sports
Bay View rowers place second in virtual erg National Championships EAST PROVIDENCE — Freshman Lindsey Williams along with sophomore Emma Leary recently teamed to place second in the Under-17 Women’s Division, 2x2,000 meter event of the USRowing Virtual …
Hockey Hall of Fame, Reds Heritage Society announce postponements LINCOLN — The Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame and the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society have jointly announced the postponements of their annual enshrinement and reunion events for 2020 due …
Annual Save The Bay swim goes virtual PROVIDENCE — Save The Bay’s 44th annual swim fundraiser is going virtual due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The swim traditionally invites competitors to tackle a …
Opinion
Letter: I'm voting for the real Democrat, Michelle McGaw To the editor: I’m supporting long-time Democrat Michelle McGaw, a real Democrat, for District 71 RI state representative. Michelle delivers! She’s got the chops to do the job because …
Commentary: After centuries of good use, will the trusted handshake ever return? “It’s gone.” He said it so fast, and with such conviction and a little regret, it took me aback. My dear friend Bob, an elite athlete in high school and college, has had his fair …
Letter: We're losing our insects, and that's cause for alarm To the editor: Last night we visited a neighbor's field where, about five years ago, we saw a magical display of thousands of fireflies. Since then their numbers have been decreasing: last night …

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