Lafrance breaks ground for TownePlace Suites in Westport

WESTPORT — Lafrance Hospitality and Opechee Construction Corporation have broken ground and begun construction at the site of the 90-room TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Westport. The hotel …
Nanaquaket Bridge closing for repairs next week
Starting Monday, August 26, through Friday, August 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), intends to close the … Read More
Books salutes Acoaxet Club on its hundredth birthday
1919 was a busy year in Westport. As well as the town’s American Legion being formed and the James Morris Post #145 post created … Read More
Final Common Fence Point 5 Miler in Portsmouth called ‘bittersweet’
PORTSMOUTH — The Common Fence Point 5 Miler went out with a bang. The 16th and last running of the annual race, a benefit for the … Read More
Westport author writes ‘In the Wake of the Willows’
WESTPORT — It took a most painful mishap to get him moving, but Westport’s Frederick Thurber has finally written a book. He’d … Read More
Westport American Legion celebrates a century
Its ranks may have aged some, but the work done by Westport’s American Legion, James Morris Post #145, is as important today as it … Read More
Calico catch — boat brings home colorful lobster
The offshore lobster boat Sakonnet Lobster II returned home Sunday with a most colorful specimen among its catch — an extremely rare … Read More
Obituaries
H. Sanford (Sandy) Town, 90, Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Bristol

H. Sanford (Sandy) Town, 90, of Sarasota, Fla., and formerly of 41 Usher Terrace, Bristol, passed away on Wednesday August 14, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born in Fall River to …

Mabel E. Wood, 93, Tiverton

Sandra Gayle Tartaglino, Tiverton

Sports
Portsmouth Recreation Department offers flag football

PORTSMOUTH — Have a child who’d like to play football, but doesn’t want to get knocked around or commit to four days of practice every week? The Portsmouth Recreation …

Tiverton offense heats up in 7-4 win over Cumberland

Tiverton’s Ekstrom stars in Spanish football league

Dominant week for Tigers tennis

Tiverton's Molly Little wins lacrosse honors at U. Denver

Opinion
Editorial: Stop the guns, slow down the massacres

There are myriad ways to explain the epidemic of mass executions in this country. There’s a growing mental health crisis, with overworked advocates, providers and social workers struggling to …

Letter: Tiverton politics — ‘Always angry’ gets us nowhere

Letter: TTA, like Trump, showed themselves unfit right off

Letter: Still no answers on sloppy Tiverton paving jobs

Letter: Plastic’s terrible toll evident in Sakonnet waters too

Legal Notices
Legal Notices – Sakonnet Times – Aug. 22, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on Aug. 21,  2019.

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