Tiverton police: Six arrests, man cited for junk cars

Monday, April 1 A caller from Linda Road complained of the sound of blasting just after 12:30 p.m. Manuel Calvao, 71, of 228 Irvington St., New Bedford, was charged with vandalism after …
Tiverton reval: Property values up 22 to 47 percent
As property assessment notices arrive in mailboxes this month, Tiverton taxpayers might experience some sticker shock as they compare … Read More
Anglers balk at fishing restrictions proposed in Tiverton
A steady stream of fishermen gave the Tiverton Town Council an earful Monday night over proposed ordinance changes that would restrict … Read More
Green Oceans’ suit against Revolution Wind dismissed
A Newport County Superior Court judge last week ruled against the local citizens group Green Oceans, which had sued to prevent … Read More
Protests filed for Sakonnet River LNG pipeline
A Canadian energy company subsidiary is proposing to replace a 70-year-old liquefied natural gas transmission pipe under the Sakonnet … Read More
Coach charged with assaulting boy at youth basketball game
The coach of a basketball team competing in Tiverton over the weekend has been charged with assaulting a 15-year-old player. Adam … Read More
Portsmouth woman charged with cruelty to animals
PORTSMOUTH — A 51-year-old Portsmouth woman has been charged with cruelty to animals.   At about 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, … Read More
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Sports
RIDEM stock ponds in anticipation of 2024 trout season A rite of spring as much as any other, Opening Day of the 2024 trout season is set for Saturday, April 13, and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has stocked more than 100 …
RI Hockey Hall of Fame unveils Class of 2024   The names of five local hockey greats who represent the RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024 were unveiled recently between periods of the Providence Bruins-Hershey Bears …
Opinion
Investigative team starts digging for Washington Bridge answers

STORY OF THE WEEK: “We’re leaving no stone unturned as far as accountability,” Gov. Dan McKee said last Friday, as he unveiled Max Wistow and Jonathan Savage as the lawyers who will …

Letter: Concerns about the Mt. Hope Bridge

Editorial: APRA fight has government protecting government

Ken Block has done a service to this country

Block’s book battles confirmation bias with facts

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