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Fire causes heavy damage to Westport building

WESTPORT — A Friday night fire caused considerable damage to a storage-type structure at 365 Narrow Avenue in Westport close to the Rhode Island line. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday, …
Tiverton Police Report: Tiverton Police: Narcotics possession; fryer oil dumping
Tuesday, Nov. 26 Nicole B. Leduc, 26, of Sharon, Mass., was arrested on a charge of vandalism at 2:40 p.m. at a Hilton Street … Read More
Route 24 rollover injures driver in Tiverton
TIVERTON — An early Sunday morning rollover accident on Route 24 in Tiverton left the driver injured and the car a total … Read More
Can bridge barriers save lives?
Bristol resident Bryan Ganley was about 21 years old when he got a late night call from his best friend, who said he wanted to end his … Read More
Tigers fall in Super soaker
A bold move by Tiverton Head Coach Bob Murray came up short as Tiverton lost a 21-20 heartbreaker to North Smithfield/Mount St. … Read More
Wall Street likes Westport bubbly for Thanksgiving
For her November 15 Wall Street Journal article on great wines to buy for this Thanksgiving, writer Lettie Teague included the 2009 … Read More
Consumers urged to avoid Romaine lettuce from Salinas, California
PROVIDENCE — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are advising people … Read More
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Obituaries
Nancy Hakeem, 82, Tiverton Nancy Hakeem, 82, of Tiverton, wife of Louis Hakeem, was born to eternal life surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. A woman of great faith, she attended St. Christopher’s …
Ives B. Nathan, Tiverton Ives B. Nathan of Tiverton, R.I., and formerly of Mamaroneck, N.Y., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. He is survived by his children, Scott (and his wife Audrey), Lisa (and her husband Jeff …
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Sports
Little Compton's Emma Leary excels at USRowing Challenge Emma Leary of Little Compton and a student at St. Mary Academy - Bay View in East Providence, competed in the 2019 USRowing Youth Regional Challenge last weekend in Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla. She was …
Three Bay View seniors pen Division I college sports letters EAST PROVIDENCE — St. Mary Academy-Bay View held the first of its annual athletic signing ceremonies on Wednesday, Nov. 13, which saw three senior student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent, …
Tiverton shines in shootout, wins state title They let in only two goals all season, earned a near-perfect 17-0-1 record. They sailed through the playoffs to secure their spot at Cranston Stadium for the Division III state championship finals.
Opinion
Letter: Tiverton solar ordinance deceit needs sunlight To the editor: During the hearing, Councilor Coulter asked the planner, William Compton, “Help me understand. We didn’t have an ordinance, we passed an ordinance just a few months ago, …
Letter: For Tiverton’s sake, Katz needs to move on To the editor: Let’s take a moment to pity Justin Katz. He can’t stand defeat, poor baby. He lost, and he can’t move on.  If he thinks he is “the chosen one”, …
Letter: Crabgrass thrives in this slipshod Tiverton asphalt job To the editor: Crabgrass- we've all seen it growing out of cracks in old pavement. But what about crabgrass growing out of asphalt laid just six months ago? The Cardi Corp repaved Ridgeside Lane …
Legal Notices
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Tiverton Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 Sakonnet Times.

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