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Tiverton Police: Domestic assaults; forklift falls into hole

Monday, July 17 George D. Manchester, 48, of 74 Stafford Road, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of violation of a no-contact order at 10:46 am at that address. At 11:46 am, a caller told …
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Westport driver cited for cell phone use in death of Fall River woman
A Westport motorist whose car struck and killed a Fall River woman in a crosswalk Sunday has been cited for several offenses including … Read More
Little Compton Police: Bad behavior on the beach
Monday, July 20 Police and firefighters were called to Ocean Drive for a 6:52 am 911 hangup call that proved to be … Read More
Tiverton Police: Medflight for motorcyclist; vehicle launched into river
Monday, July 20 Courtney L. Raposa, 38, of Fall River, was arrested on charges of failure to stop for an accident involving a … Read More
Westport weathers outdoor town meeting
WESTPORT — Enough Westport residents (273) braved Saturday morning's bright sunshine and heat to pull off the town's first outdoor … Read More
Ticketed driver accused of coughing at Westport officer, tells her he has coronavirus
Ticketed for parking at a Westport beach without a permit, a man allegedly coughed toward the officer and told her that he has … Read More
Tiverton Police: Multiple domestic assaults; 6-year-old hitchhikers
Monday, July 13 Police were called to Canonicus Street at 9:12 am for a complaint of a woman screaming into an intercom system. … Read More
Obituaries
Thelma L. Wheelock, 98, Westport Thelma L. (Scholes) Wheelock, 98, of Westport, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at home. She was wife of the late Donald T. Wheelock, Sr. Born in Tiverton, daughter of the late George W. and …
Paul Wilber, Little Compton Paul Wilber passed away peacefully at home of natural causes on August 1, 2020, surrounded by his beloved wife Fran and family. Paul was born in Fall River on July 19, 1925, and grew up in Little …
Robert M. Condon, 79, Westport Robert M. Condon, 79, of Westport, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Sippican Health Care Center in Marion. He was the husband of Patricia (Costa) Condon; they were married for 53 …

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