Westport: Weatherlow alcohol, entertainment licenses approved after debate

Westport selectmen approved entertainment and wine and beer licenses for four summertime evening events at Weatherlow Farm on Sodom Road, but not without some back and forth at last week’s …
Tiverton Fire Captain Committo suspended without pay
Statement by Tiverton Town Administrator Jan Reitsma regarding Tiverton Fire Department Captain Craig Committo June 18, 2019 "As … Read More
Welcome to Westport Woods Park
The sun was shining (not a given in this wet spring) as over 400 people gathered Sunday to celebrate the opening of Westport Woods … Read More
Westport's own solar farm dedicated to Tony Connors
Westport is home to a host of solar farms these days with a bunch more in the works, but back when one was first envisioned for the … Read More
R.I. Capitol Police launches recruitment campaign
PROVIDENCE — A recruitment campaign for new Capitol Police Officers begins June 16, Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of … Read More
Westport planners pummel solar plan
WESTPORT — They may or may not be able to change or stop it, but Planning Board members made their displeasure with an especially … Read More
Tiverton’s Ekstrom stars in Spanish football league
Taylor Ekstrom, 25, a 2012 graduate of Tiverton High School, scored two touchdowns on Saturday, May 25, to help the Badalona Dracs … Read More
Obituaries
Susan M. Melvin, 71, Tiverton

Susan M. Melvin, 71, of Tiverton, died Tuesday June 04, 2019, with her family by her side in Charlton Memorial Hospital. Susan was born June 07, 1947, in Rhode Island to Joseph and Hilda Peters. …

Donna A. McGlynn 89, Tiverton

George R. Gousie, 79, Tiverton

Sports
Dominant week for Tigers tennis

TIVERTON — Tiverton tennis hosted North Providence in tennis Thursday and won handily by a 7-0 score. This was the team’s third match of the week and the Tigers won all three by 7-0 shutouts …

Tiverton's Molly Little wins lacrosse honors at U. Denver

Portsmouth downs Tiverton in unified basketball, 52-30

Tigers debut varsity track teams

Fun is the focus of unified basketball game

Opinion
Letter: Grateful that Westport will continue to enjoy Camping Grounds

To the editor: Congratulations Westport for voting at Town Meeting to purchase 30 acres of land currently known as the Westport Camping Grounds. My family and I are pleased that this land will …

Letter: Wild places, wildlife shoved aside in bid for solar profit

Letter: Take care — ’Tis the time that turtles cross the road

Editorial: Heavy handed solar plan

Letter: Round Pond Association should re-think bicycle ban

Legal Notices
Tiverton Legal Notices - May 16 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the May 16 edition of the Sakonnet Times.

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