Nathan Bruno and Jason Flatt Act passed by R.I. Senate

PROVIDENCE — The State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Sen.  James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) that would require all public school districts to …
Tigers roll with wins over Shea, Times 2 Academy
The Tiverton girls volleyball won back-to-back home games, crushing Shea, 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-9) on Tuesday and outlasting Times 2 … Read More
Regional vaccination pod soon will shift locations in East Providence, increase volume
EAST PROVIDENCE — The new East Bay regional vaccination site located in East Providence has started with modest aspirations, but … Read More
Senate Judiciary approves nomination of Matos for lieutenant governor
PROVIDENCE — The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne (D-Dist. 32, Barrington, Bristol, East Providence), … Read More
Opponents urge rejection of Westport cell tower
Another debate, this one over three hours long, over a proposed AT&T … Read More
Tiverton Police: Neighbor issues, dog left behind
Wednesday, March 17 At 9:24 am, police were called about a fence issue on Grinnell Avenue. An attempted break-in was reported at … Read More
State announces East Providence as East Bay regional vaccination site
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence has been charged to be one of three newly created regional COVID-19 vaccination pods, which will … Read More
Obituaries
Emily Morrow

Emily (Ferreira) Morrow, age 83, of Tiverton, earned her angel wings on Monday, April 12, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was the devoted wife of the late Raymond J. Morrow. Emily was a …

Peter Pacheco, 83, Tiverton

Daniel J. Felizberto, 64, Tiverton

Sports
Miranda smashes 10 aces as Tigers trounce Paul Cuffee, 3-0

Olivia Miranda recorded 10 aces and 6 kills, as the Tiverton girls volleyball team trounced Paul Cuffee School, 3-0 (25-7, 25-3, 25-13), during a home match on Tuesday night. The win boosts the …

Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame announces Class of 2021 inductees

In Portsmouth: 'Love at first spike'

Tigers still in the hunt for first win after bout with Covid quarantine

Ramos scores 100th soccer goal for Tiverton

Opinion
April Country Letter: Ready for hummers

To the editor: So you know where your Hummingbird Feeder is and you have extra sugar to make your own nectar? (1 cup sugar boiled with 4 cups water – no red coloring needed). Well, good for …

Letter: Small towers, antennas the future of wireless

Letter: Discussion on virus is overlooking the public interest

Letter: Keep selling guns, just don’t sell the bullets

Letter: Legalizing pot would minimize efforts of many

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