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 …
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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.
At the R.I. State House

Red flag bill, bump stocks ban now law

PROVIDENCE — Following passage by the General Assembly the previous day, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Friday signed into law two bills aimed at reducing gun violence and mass shootings. One …

Enright and Vestas slip to a fourth place finish in Leg 9

Bristol resident and Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright finished in fourth place in Volvo Ocean Race's Leg 9. Enright, his team and fans had high hopes for Leg 9 which began in Newport …

Enright and Vestas enjoy stay, but it’s back to the Leg 9 grind

Bristol resident, Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright and his team left Newport with the Volvo Ocean Race fleet as they started Leg 9 on Sunday afternoon. The fleet is racing 3300 …

Tiverton loses division matchup to Mt. Hope, 12-5

The Tiverton baseball team lost to Mt. Hope 12-5 in a Division II home game on Friday evening. The loss gives the Tigers a 5-10 division record with three games to go in the season. The Tigers …
Sports
Split match leaves Tigers golf team in the playoff hunt

The Tiverton High School golf split their dual match at Wanumetonomy Country Club on Monday. The Tigers beat host team, Middletown 215-217, but lost to East Providence who shot a low team score of …

Golf preview: Tiverton makes strides in dual match

Tiverton softball preview: Young team looks to have a strong presence in D-III

Tigers baseball team looks to have a ‘banner year’

Portsmouth High unified hoops team defeats Barrington

Things to Do
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 …

‘Smart Island’ forum in Newport on April 5

A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

Westport flotilla offers safe boating class

Oar art — Artists unleash imaginations on oars, paddles

Opinion
Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills

To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken …

Letter: On riding RIPTA

Letter: Senate needs to vote on animal abuse bill

Letter: Grinnel’s Beach — What is the problem??

Letter: A little carbon dioxide has a very big effect

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