Looking Upwards hosts event on early intervention Thursday

MIDDLETOWN — Join Looking Upwards to listen into a Rhode Island Rebounds event on early intervention services at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 438 East Main Road, Middletown, on the lawn …
Arrests, warnings and more up dramatically this year in Tiverton
It is shaping up to be a very busy year for the Tiverton Police Department, with key department indexes all rising, in many places … Read More
Tiverton police: Six DUI arrests, several for drugs
Monday, Oct. 4 A hunting complaint came in from Weetamoo Woods' Lake Road entrance. Police investigated and found no … Read More
Westport man wins Back Eddy striped bass tournament
Fishing off LU-SEA, Westport resident Chris Darmody won the Back Eddy's 23rd annual striped bass tournament this weekend, entering a … Read More
Little Compton fund-raiser is for the birds, literally
Ed Aldrich isn't worried so much about himself as the cold weather approaches, but for his two long-time companions and best friends, … Read More
CRMC, wary audience talk oyster farms in Tiverton
Representatives from the state's Coastal Resources Management Council got an earful Monday evening when they appeared before the … Read More
Woman charged with assaulting Portsmouth officer after DUI arrest
PORTSMOUTH — A 58-year-old Tiverton woman was charged with simple assault following her arrest on suspicion of driving under the … Read More
Obituaries
Cheryl Sousa Almeida, Little Compton

Cheryl Sousa Almeida, loved by partner Richard Messier of Little Compton, RI, died tragically on October 18, 2021. A forever curious student hungry for knowledge, Cheryl grew up in Bristol, RI, …

Natalie M. Huppee, 76, Bonita Springs, Fla.

Jane Marie Dyer, 86, Bristol

Opinion
Editorial: Is this the best time of the year?

Best month of the year in New England? While July gets a lot of love, and September is a favorite for many, October should be in everyone’s top-three. Consider the opportunities in the next …

Letter: Sights of summer cling as autumn arrives

Letter: Thanks to all those who possibly saved my life

Letter: Oyster farms could change water access forever

Letter: Arlene Violet — A hard act to follow

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