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Westport author writes ‘In the Wake of the Willows’

WESTPORT — It took a most painful mishap to get him moving, but Westport’s Frederick Thurber has finally written a book. He’d done plenty of writing before — for years his Woods & Waters …
Tiverton councilors Katz and Coulter go to recall vote
TIVERTON — After weeks of petition and signature gathering activity that began back in April, the Tiverton Board of Canvassers (BOC) … Read More
‘Meatballs’ paddles to victory in Duck Derby
WESTPORT — Maureen Jones of Dartmouth proved it only takes one duck to win – she adopted “Meatballs” as her one and only this … Read More
Tiverton sailor killed in Sunday boat crash
A Tiverton woman known widely as an accomplished sailor has been identified as the person killed in a Sunday collision between a … Read More
Little Compton school explores ‘real world’ approach to learning
LITTLE COMPTON — Little Compton’s Wilbur McMahon School could become the first public school in Rhode Island to become an … Read More
Dance studio's fate in Westport hinges on Route 6 access
WESTPORT — Nine feet, a most challenging nine feet along State Road (Route 6), is apparently all that prevents the Planning Board … Read More
Photos: Jupiter, Isacov and Dacus thrill crowd at Newport Folk Festival
A throng of fans spilled out from underneath a large white tent in the middle of Fort Adams during the Newport Folk Festival on … Read More
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Obituaries
Lorraine Borges, 86, Tiverton Lorraine (Correia) Borges, 86, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, at Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the widow of Alphonse Borges. Mrs. Borges was born in Fall River, a …
Sheila Bridge Lewis DeMello, 78, of Little Compton Sheila Bridge Lewis DeMello died July 29, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 14, 1940 and was a resident of Little Compton, RI for more than …
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Sports
Portsmouth Recreation Department offers flag football PORTSMOUTH — Have a child who’d like to play football, but doesn’t want to get knocked around or commit to four days of practice every week? The Portsmouth Recreation …
Tiverton offense heats up in 7-4 win over Cumberland The Tiverton Junior Division All Stars stay in the thick of the State Tournament with a 7-4 win over Cumberland at Johnston Memorial Park on Sunday afternoon. In the blazing 100 degree heat, …
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 down the LG OLED Black Demons, 47-6, in Spanish Bowl XXV, the …
Opinion
Letter: Still no answers on sloppy Tiverton paving jobs To the editor: I recently wrote about the shoddy paving on Ridgeside Lane — driveway cuts not properly compacted that are going to prematurely fail. Tiverton DPW Director Richard Rogers came by …
Letter: Sakonnet Harbor pollution a serious concern To the editor: It is pretty clear that serious Enterococci pollution is coming from the DEM Marsh/Pond culvert. This has the potential to contaminate seafood landed at the Little Compton town dock …
Letter: Event helped families care for their pets To the editor: On behalf of Family Pet Advocates, I would like to thank all of the area artists and artisans, local businesses, authors and musicians, volunteers and attendees who contributed to …
Legal Notices
Tiverton Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on July 10, 2019.
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