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Decades later, Warren soldier and eight others killed in Beirut honored

It has been nearly 40 years since her brother, Warren resident David C. Massa, died in the terrorist bombing of the US Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, but Anna Massa Beard still thinks about him every …
Little Compton Police: Mask, distancing concerns
Tuesday, Sept. 22 After a 10:10 am traffic stop on Crandall Road at Bramblewood Circle, police cited a Fall River motorist for … Read More
Tiverton's Stone Bridge Water District starts outdoor water use ban
TIVERTON — Stone Bridge Water District in Tiverton announced today that it has initiated a complete ban on the use of outdoor water … Read More
Return of the Tigers
TIVERTON — Rackets were swinging and legs were kicking Monday afternoon as the fall high school sports season formally got … Read More
Little Compton farmers object to produce stand zoning change
LITTLE COMPTON – Would increased regulation help or hurt agricultural operations in Little Compton? That was the question up for … Read More
Animal cruelty charges dismissed in immense Westport case
Claiming credibility issues involving the Westport Police Department’s lead detective in the investigation, the state has dismissed … Read More
Tiverton Police: Mailbox trap, parrot found, assault with pole
Monday, Sept. 14 A Canonicus Street caller complained of large commercial trucks flying up the street at 12:01 pm. At 1:23 pm, a … Read More

Obituaries
Christine Danieli, Tiverton

Christine Danieli passed away peacefully at St Anne’s Hospital on September 11, 2020. She was born in Woonsocket in July of 1949, the daughter of Mary Evelyn DesRochers and Alfred …

Walter F. Staskiewicz, 91, Tiverton

Phyllis A. Manville Depin, 85, Tiverton

Sports
Sans football, RIIL announces playing of most fall sports in 2020

WARWICK — Most fall high school sports, with the notable exception of football, will be played as scheduled in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, following a decision rendered by the Rhode Island …

RIIL delays start of most fall high school sports

Hockey Hall of Fame, Reds Heritage Society announce postponements

Annual Save The Bay swim goes virtual

Little League International cancels 2020 World Series tournaments

Opinion
Letter: Oct. 4 — Last chance to register and vote him out

To the editor: Thank you to those who step up and run for local office.  You truly are Public Servants. This Sunday, October 4, is the deadline for Rhode Islanders to register to vote for …

Letter: Shame on Mass. AG for feeble effort in Westport cruelty cases

Letter: We must never forget Westport cruelty case

Letter: A lesson from RBG — one relationship at a time

Letter: The Marines, too, have old and real issues with race

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

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.