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Board of Elections encourages drop box use by mail-in voters

CRANSTON — The Rhode Island Board of Elections is encouraging voters who have received mail ballots but have not yet placed their completed ballot in the mail, to utilize any of the 41 secure …
Governor enacts measures to tamp down social gatherings
Gov. Gina Raimondo announced new measures to curb spread of the coronavirus, which is on the rise throughout Rhode Island. In a Friday … Read More
Westport River nitrogen fix: Sewers, better septics, ‘clusters’
WESTPORT — Saving the Westport River from nitrogen overdose will require better septic systems, sewers and ‘cluster’ systems in … Read More
R.I. Board of Elections says it's ready for Election Day
CRANSTON — The Rhode Island Board of Elections is assuring Rhode Island voters and candidates that the state’s voting and election … Read More
Groundswell duo debut at Four Corners
TIVERTON — The unveiling of a Four Corners transformation begins this weekend. Opening this Sunday, Nov. 1, to take over the … Read More
RIDOH provides trick-or-treaters with pandemic guidelines
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control are out with the latest tips to … Read More
Tiverton Police: Truck launched into river, bulls loose
Tuesday, Oct. 13 A resident came to the station at 10:32 am to drop off a broken gun. Albert J. Wilding, 36, of Fall River, was … Read More

Obituaries
Marjorie Larson, 95, Tiverton

Marjorie Larson, 95, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on October 26, 2020. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Larson.  Marjorie was born in South Weymouth, Mass., …

Leo J. Paquin, Jr., 94, Tiverton

Doreen L. Jean, 73, Tiverton

Sports
Sans football, RIIL announces playing of most fall sports in 2020

WARWICK — Most fall high school sports, with the notable exception of football, will be played as scheduled in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, following a decision rendered by the Rhode Island …

RIIL delays start of most fall high school sports

Hockey Hall of Fame, Reds Heritage Society announce postponements

Annual Save The Bay swim goes virtual

Little League International cancels 2020 World Series tournaments

Legal Notices
Tiverton Legal Notices – April 30, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on April 30.

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