Scheduled weekend lane closures for I-195 affect East Bay travel

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the Horton Farm Bridge on I-195 in East Providence this coming weekend. …
Security cam nabs break-in suspect in action
WESTPORT — A Westport woman’s check of her new real-time home surveillance system Monday afternoon revealed a man inside … Read More
Toxic blue-green algae found in Watson Reservoir (Little Compton)
Add Watson Reservoir in Little Compton to the list of waterways to avoid because of blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. … Read More
Westport selectmen: Time to act on animal registry
They are willing to give the Board of Health another month or so to see if any sort of animal site registry is developed, but Board of … Read More
Obituaries
Mark R. Matusak, 66, Tiverton

Mark R. Matusak, 66, of Tiverton, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of 43 years to Suzanne R. (Brower) Matusak. Mark was born …

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Edwin A. True, 85, Tiverton

Sports
Still tied at the top

Rain forced a postponement of the second straight match between the Tiverton and North Providence tennis teams at Tiverton High School on Monday night. The match was tied 2-2 through the singles …

Tiverton girls soccer rebounds with 5-1 win over PCD

Tiverton High announces 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees

Injury Fund games kick off 2018 high school football season

Chatfield reps local golf with US Am performance

Opinion
Editorial: Bike path crime spree is a crock

Years ago, when there was talk of building the East Bay Bike Path, some along its route raised a ruckus, arguing that this path past their backyards would surely bring a crime wave the likes of which …

Letter: We all need to know what chemicals our farms use

Letter: Hypocrisy runs amok in Tiverton ’stop power grab’ campaign

Letter: Solar farm plan violates Tiverton town plan in many ways

Letter: Use casino money wisely — approve charter change

Legal Notices
Tiverton Legal Notices – Sept. 27, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on Sept. 27, 2018.
Tiverton Legal Notices – Sept. 20, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on Sept. 20, 2018.
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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.