Tiverton Fire Department sues town over pay

The union that represents Tiverton’s firefighters is suing the town, claiming it violated Rhode Island law in calculating overtime pay for its members. Tiverton Firefighters Local 1703, the …
Police: Narcotics found after vehicle accident in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — A 28-year-old man faces drug charges after being arrested Saturday following a motor vehicle crash. On Oct. 1 at … Read More
Revolution Wind farm plan moves ahead
Even as the Mayflower Wind project faces concern here over the routing of its electric cables up the Sakonnet River, a second project … Read More
Gallery: Portsmouth, Tiverton cross country teams
TIVERTON — Teams from LaSalle Academy were the winners of both the boys’ and girls’ Metropolitan Division cross country meet … Read More
Little Compton Town Hall gets $907,000 makeover
Creaky stairs and chipping paint will soon be a thing of the past at Little Compton’s historic Town Hall, with renovations on … Read More
Little Compton Historical Society needs help digging
Since June, Little Compton Historical Society workers have uncovered more than 1,000 artifacts from a 180-square foot … Read More
Little Compton's 'seashore guardian' has been at it for half a century
Armed with a picker and bucket, Anthony “Tony” Silvia Jr., 66, has spent a majority of his life patrolling the beaches at … Read More
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Sports
RIFAC athletes complete busy summer, start new season EAST PROVIDENCE — The new month marked a new season for the athletes at the city-bases Rhode Island Fencing Academy, who took part in the Boston Fencing Club sponsored Regional Junior/Cadet …
Tigers crush Bay View 7-0 in home opener Senior captain Sam Gacioch and senior Abby Parella each netted a hat trick as the Tiverton field hockey team crushed St. Mary Academy-Bay View 7-0 in the home opener on Thursday evening. The win …
Opinion
Letter: Ending private school caps is a bad idea

To the editor:I would like to commend the East Providence Post for the high degree of editorial bravery displayed in your call to divert a higher amount of tax dollars from the general fund towards …

Letter: Judges, bought and sold, threaten our foundation

Letter: Mayflower wind: Writer's challenges were NIMBYism

Commentary: Bad behavior by coaches, parents and fans must stop

Letter: More information on Mayflower Wind plans, please

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