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Ashley Kalus’ media buy is a knockout

Since she is an unknown candidate in the gubernatorial race, Republican Ashley Kalus  has commenced a media buy in order to get name recognition. One campaign ad shows her as a boxer (with …

Letter: Opposed to taxpayer funding for abortion on …

I am writing in strong opposition to taxpayer funding for abortion on demand in Rhode Island.  There is a bill in the state legislature (S2549 and H7442) which will allocate your tax dollars …

Two face multiple gun and drug charges following …

Two Massachusetts residents are being held without bail after officers found a large quantity of suspected fentanyl and crack cocaine, as well as a gun and other weapons, during a traffic stop on …

Letter: Seasons Corner Market is wrong for Tiverton

To the editor: On the Tiverton Planning Board agenda for Tuesday, May 17 is the Seasons Corner Market, a 24-hour gas station/convenience store with a drive-up coffee shop window planned for the …

Letter: Patience! Spring, and life, is returning

To the editor: It was such a long wet winter that the fields couldn’t be mowed until a few weeks ago. This did not please my beautiful pheasant and he fled next door where there was a nice …

Will Newman's letters say nothing of substance

To the editor: Why does Westport Shorelines continue to publish the lengthy and sometimes incomprehensible rants from Will Newman? His May 5 opinion piece is just another example. He uses lots of …

Manuel “Pete” Carvalho Jr., Tiverton

Manuel “Pete” Carvalho passed away peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. He is survived by his daughter, Stacey Herman and husband Brad, daughter Melissa Carvalho …

No more weddings at Tiverton's Meeting House

After recently notifying 10 couples that weddings they had scheduled this spring and summer at the Meeting House at Tiverton Four Corners could not take place there, the owner of the venue, Rosalind …

Richard C. Bicki, 72, Little Compton

Richard C. Bicki, Esq., 72, of Little Compton, R.I., and formerly of Providence, R.I., passed away at home on May 5, 2022. Son of the late Christy V. and Olga Bellas Bicki, he was born in Woonsocket, …
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