Attorney general hits F&R Auto (of pizza delivery fame) with $450,000 bill

A Westport used car dealership and its former owner must pay $450,000 in restitution and penalties to resolve allegations that the company sold unsafe and defective used vehicles and violated …
Jail time for crash that killed Westport woman
A 59-year-old California woman who, earlier this year, left the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash in Dartmouth, was convicted of … Read More
Westport's Fields on the Farm hits high gear
Well out of eye and earshot of Route 177, way back in the woods, startling progress is being made on the Fields on the Farm sports … Read More
New tenant farm rules proposed in Westport
WESTPORT — The Board of Health last week revealed a proposed set of rules to govern tenant farms in Westport with the hope of … Read More
Tiverton plunge moves south to Fogland
TIVERTON — Due to ongoing construction at Grinnell’s Beach in Tiverton, this year’s New Year’s Day Penguin Plunge will be held … Read More
Traffic light coming to Bulgarmarsh, Fish roads
TIVERTON — The state Department of Transportation provided these dtetails about a a new traffic signal coming to the corner of Fish … Read More
Tiverton bank robber sentenced to prison
A Fall River man who stole a car in New Bedford in April, 2017, and used it later the same day as his getaway vehicle after robbing a … Read More
Obituaries
Margo Peckham, 94, Westport

Margo Peckham, 94, of Westport, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2018. She was born on May 10, 1924 in New Bedford, the daughter of Temple A. Corson and Margaret McGinty. Margo attended …

Edward G. Arsenault, 65, Tiverton

Thomas S. Moran, 77, Little Compton

Sports
Tiverton Coach Murray inducted to Gridiron Hall of Fame

Tiverton High School’s three-sport coach and athletic director Bob Murray was among the Providence Gridiron Hall of Fame Class of 2018 members inducted at the RI Country Club. Seen here are the …

Tiverton's Costello wins fencing gold

Double OT thriller

Tiverton soccer beats East, 4-0, heads to D-III championship

Overtime is Tiger time

Opinion
Editorial: School buses need seat belts

The Tiverton school bus that hurtled off the highway and into the woods recently emerged dented but intact. But for those unfortunate enough to have been trapped inside without seat belts, the …

Letter: Facts contradict accusations against Sakonnet farmers

Letter: For Red/Blue discussion, more Reds needed

Letter: Drift Road solar approval a big disappointment

Letter: RI vs. Mass. test score comparison invalid and unfair

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.

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