Common Fence Point: Grazing sheep, rotting fish preceded summer colony

Before Common Fence Point was transformed into an attractive summer colony in the 1920s, it stunk up the area so badly that people clear across the Sakonnet River into Tiverton would complain. 
Mock trial team is undefeated and looking for more
Tiverton High School’s mock trial team has already accomplished great things this school year, but they have aspirations of more. … Read More
Student charged in Tiverton bomb threat
A Tiverton High School student faces felony charges for allegedly calling in a bomb threat at the school earlier this month, as police … Read More
Little Compton narrows field in solicitor search
Members of the Little Compton Town Council voted last Thursday to extend Town Solicitor Richard Humphrey's contract through the end of … Read More
McGaw re-introduces bill to ban controversial recycling practice
Rep. Michelle E. McGaw (Democrat, District 71 Tiverton, Little Compton, Portsmouth) has re-introduced legislation that would bar … Read More
Five-generation Tiverton fishing family passes the reins
Senior year of college is typically a heavy lift.  That description takes on new meaning in the case of University of Rhode Island … Read More
‘Green’ consultants are getting ready to grow
Eva Touhey thinks about trash a lot. At times, she finds joy in it. Touhey doesn’t necessarily want to pick through your trash, but … Read More
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Sports
Tiverton beats Mt. Hope, 56-42, in ‘scrappy’ D-II matchup BRISTOL — Jason Potvin led Tiverton with 15 points as the Tigers beat Mt. Hope, 56-42, in a physical Division II matchup in Bristol on Thursday night, Jan. 5. The win improved the …
DEM stocks 10 ponds, lakes for winter fishing PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will be stocking the following 10 lakes and ponds with rainbow trout, Sebago Atlantic salmon, and new this year, lake …
Opinion
Commentary: Questioning the Wisdom of Offshore Wind

On April 20, 2010, the oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, releasing millions of barrels of oil into pristine ocean waters. Desperate to contain the spill, the U.S. government …

Commentary: Recollecting on the hits and misses with those revered and renowned

Letter: Have we forgotten to listen to our nation's noble truths?

Letter: Disillusioned with Tiverton Zoning Board decision

Letter: Time to replace Tiverton Town Solicitor

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