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Books salutes Acoaxet Club on its hundredth birthday

1919 was a busy year in Westport. As well as the town’s American Legion being formed and the James Morris Post #145 post created by 15 World War I veterans, the Acoaxet Club in Westport Harbor …
Calico catch — boat brings home colorful lobster
The offshore lobster boat Sakonnet Lobster II returned home Sunday with a most colorful specimen among its catch — an extremely rare … Read More
By the time he got to Woodstock ...
PORTSMOUTH — For 50 years, Jim Lipe has searched for photographic evidence that he was at Woodstock.  He looked for himself and … Read More
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
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Obituaries
H. Sanford (Sandy) Town, 90, Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Bristol H. Sanford (Sandy) Town, 90, of Sarasota, Fla., and formerly of 41 Usher Terrace, Bristol, passed away on Wednesday August 14, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born in Fall River to …
Mabel E. Wood, 93, Tiverton Mabel Etta (Reid) Wood, 93, of Main Road, Tiverton, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, August 16, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Thomas Alton Wood. Born August 5, 1926, she …
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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
Editorial: Stop the guns, slow down the massacres There are myriad ways to explain the epidemic of mass executions in this country. There’s a growing mental health crisis, with overworked advocates, providers and social workers struggling to …
Letter: Tiverton politics — ‘Always angry’ gets us nowhere To the editor: The news of a “recall effort aimed at town council Chairman Rob Counter and Vice Chairman Justin Katz” is an embarrassment to the town of Tiverton, a wasted use of money and …
Letter: TTA, like Trump, showed themselves unfit right off To the editor: President Trump has said and done many things that objectively are untrue, unfair, unprecedented, and unnecessary.  This startling, stark, steady accumulation of lies and nonsense …
Legal Notices
Legal Notices – Sakonnet Times – Aug. 22, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on Aug. 21,  2019.
Tiverton Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on July 10, 2019.
Sakonnet Legal Notices – June 27, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on June 27, 2019.

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