Fire causes heavy damage to Westport building

WESTPORT — A Friday night fire caused considerable damage to a storage-type structure at 365 Narrow Avenue in Westport close to the Rhode Island line. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday, …
Photos with Santa are ready for viewing! (afternoon)
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Photos with Santa are ready for viewing! (morning)
Photos with Santa session I (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) is now ready for viewing.Copy and paste link below into your … Read More
Little Compton Police Report: Dogs behaving badly
Tuesday, Nov. 26 After a motor vehicle stop on Crandall Road at 12:43 p.m., Kassandra P. Medeiros was summonsed for possession of … Read More
Tiverton Police Report: Tiverton Police: Narcotics possession; fryer oil dumping
Tuesday, Nov. 26 Nicole B. Leduc, 26, of Sharon, Mass., was arrested on a charge of vandalism at 2:40 p.m. at a Hilton Street … Read More
Route 24 rollover injures driver in Tiverton
TIVERTON — An early Sunday morning rollover accident on Route 24 in Tiverton left the driver injured and the car a total … Read More
Can bridge barriers save lives?
Bristol resident Bryan Ganley was about 21 years old when he got a late night call from his best friend, who said he wanted to end his … Read More
Nancy Hakeem, 82, Tiverton

Nancy Hakeem, 82, of Tiverton, wife of Louis Hakeem, was born to eternal life surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. A woman of great faith, she attended St. Christopher’s …

Ives B. Nathan, Tiverton

Katharine Jackson Merriman, Little Compton

Little Compton's Emma Leary excels at USRowing Challenge

Emma Leary of Little Compton and a student at St. Mary Academy - Bay View in East Providence, competed in the 2019 USRowing Youth Regional Challenge last weekend in Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla. She was …

Three Bay View seniors pen Division I college sports letters

Tiverton shines in shootout, wins state title

Tiverton field hockey falls 3-1 in championship shootout

Tiverton girls soccer wins battle of unbeatens

Letter: Tiverton solar ordinance deceit needs sunlight

To the editor: During the hearing, Councilor Coulter asked the planner, William Compton, “Help me understand. We didn’t have an ordinance, we passed an ordinance just a few months ago, …

Letter: For Tiverton’s sake, Katz needs to move on

Letter: Crabgrass thrives in this slipshod Tiverton asphalt job

Letter: Kats chooses strange way to honor Tiverton veteran

Letter: For our Republic’s sake, we must stand United

Legal Notices
Tiverton Legal Notices – Nov. 21, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 21 Sakonnet Times.

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