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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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"Mickey" documentary showing at The Eisenhower House

Newport film outdoors will be showing "Mickey: The Story of a Mouse" at The Eisenhower House on Thursday, August 11. There will be food trucks on-site and live music by  Chelsea Ambrose and …

The Fabulous Thunderbirds play in Fall River

Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River is holding a concert series, with shows every weekend in August.  The Fabulous Thunderbirds is performing on Saturday, August 13. Songs like "Tuff …

Narrows Center presents Amy Helm

Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River is holding a concert series, with shows every weekend in August.  Singer-songwriter Amy Helm will be performing songs from her newest album, "What …
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Raymond Simone Simone, Raymond J., 84, of Briarfield Road, Barrington, died peacefully on August 9, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Ann (Morrill) Simone. Born in
Joseph Travers Jr. Joseph Edward Travers, Jr, 50, of Warwick, RI, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Fall River, MA on October 3, 1971. Joseph (Jay) graduated from
Susan Zahn Susan Elisa Zahn, 74, of Warren, RI, passed away, Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Hope Health Hospice, Providence, RI. Born in New London, CT, she was the daughter of the late Henry J. and Helen (Lomb
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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 …
Tiverton girls on cusp of state softball title The Tiverton 11-12 girls softball all-stars smashed 13 hits and stole 15 bases in crushing South Kingstown 23-1 in three innings to take game one of a best of three series to win the state …
Tiverton all-stars crush South Kingstown 23-1 in state tourney The Tiverton 11-12 girls softball all-stars smashed 13 hits and stole 15 bases in crushing South Kingstown 23-1 in three innings to take game one of a best of three series to win the state …
Opinion
Letter: Two observations concerning bicycle safety

As we look ahead to the fall, I have two major concerns about student safety while riding bicycles to school based on my observations this summer. 1. I have seen many young bicycle riders (and …

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

I’m writing in response to a letter dated Aug. 3, entitled “Shall not be infringed.” I appreciate that the author took the time to reference some American history, specifically …

Letter: Worried for the republic? Lighten up and get to work

To the editor: Not so long ago, being teased (bullying was always wrong) was just part of growing up.  And being needled was just part of being a public figure. Teasing and needling once …

Letter: Little Compton, have you seen this woodcut?

The Little Compton Tree Committee (LCTC) has the following logo from a woodcut probably made in the 70s. The logo image we have is faint and old. We want to find the original woodcut – it is …

Letter: Cotta overstepped his bounds with Seasons comments

To the editor: In a recent news article covering the strong opposition expressed by Tiverton residents to a Seasons 24-hour gas and mini-mart proposal, Tiverton Town Administrator Chris Cotta …

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