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Little Compton Police Report: Trump signs go missing

Wednesday, July 8 Police went to Willow Avenue at 11:14 am after receiving several 911 calls from a Massachusetts cell phone number. The caller was fine, the calls were accidental. A Simmons …
School bus costs soar under new Tiverton contract
TIVERTON — The Tiverton School Committee voted, because they have no choice several members said Thursday, to approve a new school … Read More
Bristol man dies after collapsing at Tiverton beach
A Bristol man died late Monday afternoon after he collapsed while walking in the water at Grinnell's Beach in Tiverton. Police … Read More
Historic loon hatchling celebrated — believed to be first in Southeastern Mass. in over a century
Wildlife experts are celebrating the birth this spring of a common loon chick in Fall River. The youngster is believed to be the first … Read More
Tiverton Police: Fireworks everywhere, unruly Airbnb guests
Monday, June 29 A resident notified police at 10:41 am about an incident involving a dating website. A tractor trailer truck … Read More
Last summer brought slight declines in Buzzards Bay water quality
Water quality conditions measured in Buzzards Bay during the summer of 2019 “offer a stark reminder about the impact of land … Read More
Portsmouth woman arrested after alleged Fourth of July stabbing
PORTSMOUTH — A 37-year-old local woman was arrested Saturday, July 4, after she allegedly stabbed a man inside a Common Fence Point … Read More
Obituaries
Joel L. Taft, 78, formerly of Tiverton

Joel L. Taft, 78, of Wareham, Mass., formerly of Webster, Mass., Tiverton, RI, and Fort Myers, Fla., died Tuesday, July 14, at Tobey Hospital after a brief illness. He leaves behind his beloved wife …

Bruce Derbyshire, 91, Tiverton, formerly of Westport Harbor

Hazel J. Gorman, 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

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

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