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Canned Heat

Taking in the initial sight of what would soon become the home of Canned Heat Craft Beer Company, Miles Wilson was feeling hesitant. Located at 52 Ferry St. in Fall River, the abandoned building was …
Opinion
Letter: Border crisis ‘facts’ no less fantastic than those 57 varieties

To the editor: This spurious crisis about the Southern border reminds me of a scene from the 1962 film “The Manchurian Candidate” The scoundrels keep changing the made up facts they are …

Letter: We want to sell camp to Westport but need answer soon

Letter: Challenge our children, don’t teach to a test

Letter: Tiverton should trumpet its many attractions

Letter: Migrant caravan nothing like biblical story

Legal Notices
Tiverton and Little Compton Legal Notices – Nov. 8, 2018

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

Obituaries
Charles W. Nichols III, 81, South Dartmouth Charles Walter Nichols III, “Wally”, age 81, died on January 13, 2019, at his home in South Dartmouth. He was predeceased by his wife Anna Sharp Nichols. Wally is survived by his wife, Helga …
Susan Sorrentino, Little Compton Susan Sorrentino of Little Compton, passed away in the gentle embrace of her beloved family on January 4, 2019. Susie was born in Providence, the eldest daughter of Hope A. and Stanley L. Sorrentino. …
Phillip Lee Buell, 80, Little Compton Phillip "Phil" Lee Buell, who was born on February 12, 1938, in Muncie, Indiana, and was the son of the late Floyd E Buell and the late Nina M Buell, died on January 3, 2019, in Bradenton, Florida. …

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.