Tiverton council talks anti-semitism, Mayflower Wind

The Tiverton Town Council was expected Tuesday evening to discuss whether to hire an attorney to represent its interests as the Mayflower Wind project moves forward, and also considered a resolution …
Photos: Rain's on the way; will it be enough for the farmers?
Farmers across Westport and Little Compton have been watching for rain for months and up until this week, had little reason to be … Read More
Police: Bristol driver charged with DUI, fleeing accident in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — A 38-year-old Bristol woman was arrested by Portsmouth Police on Tuesday, Aug. 2, after she allegedly fled the scene … Read More
Little Compton Police: Dog violation, DUIs
Monday, July 25 A caller from Simmons Road reported found/lost property at 7:51 a.m. A caller reported suspicious … Read More
Tiverton woman pleads guilty to stealing from employer
A Tiverton woman who embezzled nearly $1 million from her New Bedford employer has pleaded guilty to the charges and ordered to pay … Read More
Tiverton police: Harassment, DUIs, drug arrest
Monday, July 25 A caller from Stafford Road called in an animal complaint at 8:32 a.m. Stephon Calice, 26, of 182 Whipple St., … Read More
Some students choose virtual school over traditional
Tracey McGee-Moreira, an educator for 34 years, points to March 13, 2020, as the day the entire landscape of education changed. It … Read More
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Sports
Tiverton all stars run over Massachusetts 9-4 The Tiverton softball all-stars beat Massachusetts-Canton 9-4 to split their two games over the weekend in the 12U softball regional tournament in Bristol, CT, on Sunday. Tiverton loss 12-1 to …
Tiverton softball all stars win state championship The Tiverton 11-12 softball all-stars ran their way to the RI state championship by clobbering South Kingstown 13-1 in front family and friends at Town Farm Field on Wednesday night. Tiverton beat …
Opinion
Letter: Gun advocates’ claims are just myths

I read the letter “Shall not be infringed” with amusement and despair. I would like to address a few of the claims the writer made in his letter: 1. When did a …

Letter: Two observations concerning bicycle safety

Letter: 'Shall not be misled' … on guns in America

Editorial: Exit common sense

Congratulations to R.I. Democrats for finally coming of age

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