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RIIL delays start of most fall high school sports

PROVIDENCE — Cross country and tennis, at the moment, are the only two sports likely to begin nearly on time this fall, according to a 16-page outline provided to high school administrators …
Tiverton Police: Domestic assaults; forklift falls into hole
Monday, July 17 George D. Manchester, 48, of 74 Stafford Road, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of violation of a no-contact … Read More
Westport driver cited for cell phone use in death of Fall River woman
A Westport motorist whose car struck and killed a Fall River woman in a crosswalk Sunday has been cited for several offenses including … Read More
Little Compton Police: Bad behavior on the beach
Monday, July 20 Police and firefighters were called to Ocean Drive for a 6:52 am 911 hangup call that proved to be … Read More
Tiverton Police: Medflight for motorcyclist; vehicle launched into river
Monday, July 20 Courtney L. Raposa, 38, of Fall River, was arrested on charges of failure to stop for an accident involving a … Read More
Portsmouth opposes transfer of bridges’ oversight to RIDOT
PORTSMOUTH — Joining the City of Newport, the Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to oppose any attempt to transfer … Read More
Ticketed driver accused of coughing at Westport officer, tells her he has coronavirus
Ticketed for parking at a Westport beach without a permit, a man allegedly coughed toward the officer and told her that he has … Read More
Obituaries
Dolores L. Carreiro, 97, formerly of Tiverton

Dolores Louise Carreiro (Sullivan), 97, of Seminole, Fla., formerly from Tiverton, passed away August 5, 2020. Born and raised in Fall River, she was the oldest child of the late James S. and Helena …

Malcolm E. Beattie, 68, Tiverton

Joel L. Taft, 78, formerly of Tiverton

Sports
Hockey Hall of Fame, Reds Heritage Society announce postponements

LINCOLN — The Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame and the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society have jointly announced the postponements of their annual enshrinement and reunion events for 2020 due …

Annual Save The Bay swim goes virtual

Little League International cancels 2020 World Series tournaments

Northeast Amateur golf tourney canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

RIIL follows governor's cue, formally cancels spring sports season

Opinion
Editorial: Maybe the schools need more time

After lagging behind their Massachusetts peers for a generation, Rhode Island schools set the standard for distance learning last spring. Led by the governor and commissioner of education, the public …

Letter: McGaw offers alternative to RI old boy network

Letter: Writer wrong — Little Compton is not a racist place

East Bay Superintendents: Please be patient in unprecedented times

Letter: Trump support not as baffling as writer believes

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

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