Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 1 Colley Court — $530,000 54 County Road — $248,000 22 Winthrop Drive — $550,500 4 …
Latest News

Westport farm quarantined after long-dead pig found

A state veterinarian has ordered a quarantine on a Westport farm after the discovery of one dead pig (a sow) and concerns that an unknown number of other pigs (the tally varies wildly) may have fed …

April 18 — Motorists’ misery on Route 24, Tiverton

TIVERTON — Bad crashes, one after another last Tuesday, sent one driver to the hospital and then to court, kept police and firefighters busy much of the day, and repeatedly turned Route 24 into a …

Condom theft, Local legend dies, Car vs. ocean, and more

A Bristol legend passes away, a car goes for a dip, a group of local students head to the world championships, and some randy teens are caught stealing their needed prophylactics. These are just some …

Event to celebrate film ‘The Passing Season’ — filmed in Little Compton

LITTLE COMPTON — Feature film “The Passing Season,” shot mostly in Little Compton, the hometown of director Gabriel Long, will be celebrated at Aurora Providence with a special screening and …

Tiverton's Essex Llbrary sells for $395,000

TIVERTON — Tiverton's historic Essex Library will pass into private ownership on Tuesday, May 16. That is the date when the much-debated sale of the property will close. The sale price, …

Crowd visits Tiverton casino site in woods

[Updated] TIVERTON — An official site visit by the Tiverton Planning Board to the future Twin River Casino location in north Tiverton Saturday afternoon drew a crowd of 66 town officials and members of the public, that descended into the woods over a stone and gravel construction road to see what was there.
Sports
Portsmouth falls to Pilgrim in back-and-forth affair

PORTSMOUTH — Despite four goals from freshman Kylie Donovan, the Portsmouth High girls’ lacrosse team was defeated by Pilgrim 12-10 in a back-and-forth contest Monday night at …

Portsmouth overwhelmed by Mt. Hope in girls’ lacrosse

A clean sweep for Portsmouth High in home track meet

Two more Portsmouth football players sign commitment letters

Tiverton fencer wins bronze in Boston

Things to Do
Westport Vineyard unveils Summer Music Series lineup

Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery has announced its Sunset Music Series lineup for 2017.  “We have an amazing and diverse line-up of talent this season,” a vineyard spokesman said. For …

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

Orchard to be planted next to Tiverton Library

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

Opinion
Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

The waters are rising, of that there is no longer any doubt. No one can credibly argue any more that sea level rise — caused by human activity that has fueled global climate change — is a …

Editorial: Animal cruelty — Change comes slowly

Letter: Read the fine print before buying home in this Tiverton neighborhood

Letter: Tree buds, hummingbirds — Spring at last!

Letter: For osprey females, a near-motionless month begins

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