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Welcome back, indoor dining, hair cuts and youth sports

Beginning Monday, when Rhode Island transitions to Phase 2 of its economic reboot, residents will be able to dine indoors, cut and color their hair, get a new coat of nail polish for the first time …
Medical marijuana site wins Westport planners’ approval
WESTPORT — After several lengthy hearings, the Planning Board voted its unanimous approval on May 20 for Westport’s first medical … Read More
Gov. Raimondo reveals new rules for gyms, fitness centers
Governor Gina Raimondo continued her preview of what Phase 2 re-openings will look like in Rhode Island with a focus on gyms and … Read More
Gov. Raimondo: Rhode Island stays on course for Phase II reopening next week
It was a “good-news story” over the holiday weekend, Governor Gina Raimondo said during her daily briefing at 11 am Tuesday, as … Read More
Staying home when home is not a safe place
Oftentimes when Women’s Resource Center (WRC) executive director Jessica Walsh answers the hotline phone, the conversation begins … Read More
South Shore Beach opens this weekend
South Shore Beach will open in time for Memorial Day weekend, the Little Compton town council announced during their meeting Thursday … Read More
Gov. Raimondo previews state’s 'Phase 2’ reopening plans
PROVIDENCE — Explaining “a lot of information will be coming out in next couple of weeks as we start reopening our economy,” … Read More
Obituaries
Cecile Morin, 92, Tiverton

Cecile “Cis” (Lavault) Morin, 92, of Tiverton, wife of the late Raymond L. Morin, entered into eternal rest on May  24,  2020.   A bank teller, she was employed by …

David A. Ferreira, 55, Tiverton

Lorraine B. Rousseau, 87, 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

Opinion
Letter: Citizens should be allowed to ‘peaceably assemble’

With regard to the police ‘dispersing’ groups of any size, the First Amendment reads, in part: "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the right of the people peaceably to assemble …

Letter: General Assembly is asleep at the wheel

Letter: In 1943, our graduation was interrupted by war

Editorial: It's a great time to follow your government

Letter: Reaction to bike path location is perplexing

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

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