Saturday fair will bring food, games, races and more to Little Compton

This town’s quintessential summer event — the fabled annual United Congregational Church Fair — is now in its 48th year. On Saturday, July 14, it will take over the Town of Little …
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Lean on your community, graduates encouraged

LITTLE COMPTON — There can few more joyous occasions for a community than the graduation of its children from school, and Wilbur & McMahon Principal Sonya Whipp drew upon this hopeful sentiment in her address to the 33 members of the school's graduating eighth grade class last Wednesday night, June 21.

Land trust, Bikeway Alliance partner to host footbridge building workshop

On Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23, the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT), Westport Bike & Walking Path Committee, and South Coast Bikeway Alliance are teaming up to host a …

Annual Challenger Jamboree in Portsmouth brings smiles to all

PORTSMOUTH — For the 12th straight year, children with developmental ad and physical disabilities from around Rhode Island and beyond descended upon Glen Park Sunday for a day full of …

Tiverton beach is closed for the summer

Beginning last weekend, Grinnell’s Beach is effectively fenced off from the public.     The action appears to have been made necessary by the swarms of people recently on the …

Tiverton council names a Tiverton Town Planner

TIVERTON — Tiverton has a new town planner and planning board administrative officer. He is William D. Compton, of Sheffield, Mass. He was appointed by the Tiverton Town Council at its regular meeting Tuesday, May 29. Mr. Compton began work with the town June 1, within days of his appointment, at a starting salary of $65,000 under year-one of a contract that says it may be extended for an additional two years. The contract calls for a six-month probationary period.

Portsmouth High girls take three first places at state track meet

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School’s standout runner, Nikki Merrill, had another impressive performance at the Rhode Island Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Brown …
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Community dinner in Tiverton will explore common connections

TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Foundation invites residents of Tiverton, Portsmouth ad Little Compton to share their thoughts on issues that are important to them over a neighborly meal on …

Getting 'Footloose' and fancy free at Portsmouth High (photos)

‘Smart Island’ forum in Newport on April 5

A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

Westport flotilla offers safe boating class

Opinion
Letter: Act now to protect a woman’s right to choose

As we face the impending likelihood of a majority anti-choice Supreme Court, it is important that Rhode Islanders understand what reproductive rights we’d have in the absence of Roe V. Wade. …

Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills

Letter: On riding RIPTA

Letter: Senate needs to vote on animal abuse bill

Letter: A little carbon dioxide has a very big effect

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