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Lions salute eight for service to Tiverton

The Tiverton Lions Club honored eight citizens — teachers, a police offer, firefighter and the recently retired senior center director — at its annual Community Recognition Night Saturday at …

Reward offered for information on burned Tiverton car

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information about a stolen car that was left burning on the side of Route 24 in Tiverton on Tuesday, March 14. Members of the Tiverton Fire Department …

Tiverton's St. Theresa girls win state CYO hoops title

TIVERTON — The St. Theresa girls’ basketball team defeated St. Michaels Grammar  35-28 to win the CYO state championship Saturday. The Tiverton girls were down 19-13 at the half but came …

Bristol’s Enright, Towill team up again for Volvo Ocean Race

Will lead Team Vestas - 11th Hour Racing campaign Rhode Island will again have a home team to root for when the next Volvo Ocean Race sets sail in October. Team Vestas is returning for the …

Fire destroys 277-year-old Westport house

It had a good head start, and by the time firefighters began battling the blaze at 286 Old Harbor Road, Westport, early Saturday, there was little chance of saving the old house. A tenant alerted the fire …

Historic Tiverton cottage maintains charm after modern updates

New to the market is a charming, historic cottage located in the heart of Tiverton's Stone Bridge/Fort Barton area. The house has been recognized by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation …
Obituaries
Richard A. Helger, 70, Tiverton

Richard A. Helger, 70, of Tiverton, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the son of the late Henry R. and Gladys E. (Sherman) Helger, Sr. Mr. Helger was born in …

David Lloyd McCoy, 79, Tiverton

Joseph A. Levesque, 78, Tiverton

Leslie Anne Gingras, 88, Tiverton

Charlotte Smith, Tiverton

Sandra L. Robison, 65, Tiverton

Helen Mary Sylvia, 81, Tiverton

George J. Sniezek Jr, 65, Tiverton

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Sports
Two straight cheerleading titles for Tigers

The Tiverton Tigers cheerleading team scored 169.25 points Saturday to bring home a second consecutive state cheerleading championship in the Small School Division. Competing at the Providence Career …

Townies tip Tigers in boys' state hoops tourney

Tiverton triumphs, caps perfect run to Division III boys' hoops title

Tiverton boys still unbeaten; roll to 35-point playoff opening win

Huskies hoops double header: girls beat Tigers, move on; boys go home

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

“Sing Street” (2016)Rated PG-131 hour, 46 minutesDirected and written by John Carney“Sing Street” is a fun movie that refreshingly communicates the joyful exuberance of music …

Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

In Westport, sweet sounds from under the sea

Oar art — Oars replace buoys in artists’ Watershed effort

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Opinion
Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that …

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Now Tiverton Budget Committee seeks to silence critics

Letter: Now Budget Committee targeting Tiverton's less fortunate

Letter: Katz doesn’t speak for this Tiverton Budget Committee member

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