Tiverton girls lose to Ponaganset, 59-53

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 24.0px Helvetica} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}   The Tiverton girls basketball team lost 59-53 to Ponaganset in a Division II home game Monday …
Sakonnet Point Club buys former Cove Market
LITTLE COMPTON — The Sakonnet Point Club has purchased the lot and house next door, buying itself both an extension of its Sakonnet … Read More
Tiverton Police report: Gun threats, dirt bike disturbances
Saturday, Jan. 11 At 12:27 a.m., a patrolman encountered a person walking south on Stafford Road. The officer gave the man a 2.5 … Read More
Cahill: Flawed system pits cost vs animal cruelty
During his Westport visit last week, Michael Cahill, director of the animal health program at the Mass. Department of Agricultural … Read More
Ennis scores 23 as Tiverton beats Wheeler, 70-65
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State authority to Westport: Inspections the rule everywhere farm animals kept
WESTPORT — The state requires inspection of every property in Westport where traditional farm animals are kept, … Read More
Mystery of the missing trees: Tiverton seeks harborside tree cutting culprit
 The mystery remains over why 25 trees were inexplicably cut down along an embankment off Main Road overlooking Tiverton Basin … Read More
Obituaries
Albert "Jim" Papineau, 78, Portsmouth

Albert "Jim" Papineau, 78, of Portsmouth, passed away on January 17, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born on April 25, 1941, in Newport to the late Albert M. Papineau and …

Jessie Wilhelmina Mutty, 86, Portsmouth

Roger J. Ouellette, 79, Tiverton, Westport

Sports
Tiverton Junior Basketball League buys safety mats for gym

TIVERTON — People playing and running in the Tiverton Middle School gym can do so with less fear of slamming into the hard walls, thanks to a gift from the Tiverton Junior Basketball …

Ennis scores 20 points as Tiverton holds off Westport, 50-49, at holiday tournament

Tiverton gridiron MVPs named

Little Compton's Emma Leary excels at USRowing Challenge

Three Bay View seniors pen Division I college sports letters

Opinion
Letter: Sunshine for Tiverton Days means no back room games

To the editor: At the January 13 Open Forum portion of the Tiverton Town Council meeting, very disturbing statements and actions by the replacement Town Council President Patricia Hilton and …

Editorial: Taxes and the damage done

Commentary: On 10th anniversary, congressman calls for end to ‘Citizens United’

Letter: Tiverton can’t delay its way out of landfill mess

Letter: Paull’s tactics making Tiverton politics toxic

Legal Notices
Tiverton Legal Notices – Jan. 2, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 2 Sakonnet Times.

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