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PROVIDENCE — PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ varsity indoor track team was the runner-up in the Rhode Island championship meet held Saturday at Providence … more
When Tiverton summer resident Katharine Smyth lost her father to cancer, she eventually turned to a beloved book — Virginia Woolf’s masterpiece ’To the Lighthouse’ — for consolation and to … more
A Westport resident’s hefty fine for a waterfront violation (unlicensed structure near the shoreline) is being put to good use with the restoration of the 200-year-old Adamsville Landing on the … more
For their Valentine’s Day story, assorted publications world-wide turned to a tale with Tiverton ties — the sweet story of a young Massachusetts woman who married her zombie doll. The wedding … more
SEEKONK — A Little Compton man’s attempt to flee the scene of a break-in was foiled by a police dog that tracked him into the nearby woods, Seekonk Police say. Captain Matthew Jardine said … more
PORTSMOUTH — Lexi Greffen certainly made the most of Senior Night on Monday. The senior led all scorers with 23 points — half of Portsmouth’s total offense … more
WESTPORT — Twenty years ago after Sally Schimmel and Anne Frechette began selling women’s clothing and fine gifts from a shop they called A.S. Deams in an old Main Road farmhouse in Westport, … more
From elementary school to Westport High School School, Verity Branco’s passion has been her love of acting. After high school graduation, she attended California State University Northridge … more
A large sand and gravel operation uphill from the Head of Westport, that once angered neighbors with its big trucks and dust, may become the latest property in town converted to solar energy … more
TIVERTON — The Tiverton waterfront seawall is under siege, from the river, from uphill, from underneath, and from the rains that pour down on it. Tiverton Department of Public Works (DPW) Director, Rick Rogers, has a dire warning to the town, about an onslaught from nature that surfaced at last Thursday's town budget committee meeting (see separate story): the need for greater understanding and study of the risks to Tiverton's coastline — especially, and perhaps most immediately, the Riverside Drive seawall — caused by climate change and rising sea levels. more
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