Firm eyes Tiverton Business Park for large-scale solar

TIVERTON — A Connecticut comnpany last week pitched a preliminary proposal to build one of more large scale solar projects at the Tiverton Industrial Park and, perhaps further in the future, atop …
Tiverton stays neutral in sports betting suit
TIVERTON — Tiverton has no appetite so far to take sides in a lawsuit brought by a Portsmouth resident that challenges the legality … Read More
Westport Fair offers old-time summer fun
The Westport Fair opens its gates for the 63rd summer this Wednesday, July 17, to Sunday, July 21 at the Westport Fairgrounds, 200 … Read More
Man survives plunge inside Westport's Gooseberry tower
His attempt to solo climb the perilous interior of a Gooseberry Island World War II gunnery spotting tower ended most painfully for a … Read More
Fatal crash involved stolen motorcycle, Westport Police say
WESTPORT — The driver killed on Route 177 in Westport Saturday morning was driving a stolen motorcycle at a high rate of speed in … Read More
Fall River man held in wake of Westport house break
On June 22, at approximately 8:36 p.m., the Westport Police Department received a phone call from a resident at 222 Blossom Road … Read More
Selectman's challenge to Westport Harbor parking ban draws fire
WESTPORT — Selectman Bran Valcourt’s challenge to what he said is a ban on parking anywhere in the Westport Harbor area found no … Read More
Obituaries
Gloria Anderson, 86, Tiverton

Gloria (Mason) Anderson, 86, of Tiverton, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019, at home.  She was the wife of the late Robert Anderson. Born in Providence, she was daughter of the late Ira and Doris …

Raymond J. Morrow, 82, Tiverton

Shirley E. Thropp, 82, Little Compton

Sports
Tiverton’s Ekstrom stars in Spanish football league

Taylor Ekstrom, 25, a 2012 graduate of Tiverton High School, scored two touchdowns on Saturday, May 25, to help the Badalona Dracs down the LG OLED Black Demons, 47-6, in Spanish Bowl XXV, the …

Dominant week for Tigers tennis

Tiverton's Molly Little wins lacrosse honors at U. Denver

Portsmouth downs Tiverton in unified basketball, 52-30

Tigers debut varsity track teams

Opinion
Letter: Are roads just roads? Tiverton's tell tales

To the editor: Born the son of a professional diplomat, I moved with my parents to the United States ( Washington, D.C.) in Nov. 1953.  My father’s work trips from D.C. took him to every corner …

Reitsma assails ‘horrible’ on-line beach posts

Editorial: Striped bass penalties aren’t tough enough

Letter: Something fishy about that Tiverton water access blockade

Letter: Monstrous animal cruelty — so much for justice

Legal Notices
Tiverton Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on July 10, 2019.

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