Ray Pat sleeps with the fishes

TIVERTON — The end came quietly for the 64-year-old motoryacht Ray Pat Monday on Tiverton’s Nanaquaket Pond. The moored 42-foot 1953 wooden Chris Craft settled 15 feet to the muddy bottom …
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Tiverton B&E suspect chased, caught in Mass.

TIVERTON — After allegedly breaking into a house on Lake Road in Tiverton, and attempting to run over a Tiverton police officer as he fled, 49-year-old Michael Joseph Cuoto of Mattapoisett was apprehended late Friday by police in Dartmouth, after a lengthy chase.

Featured home: Impressive house on huge Westport lot

There is plenty of time to enjoy all Southern New England has to offer this summer, especially at this beautiful home in South Westport, Mass. The colonial style home built in 2001 has all the …

House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Collins Court — Sunday, Aug. 13, 11 am-12:30 pm. Multi Level, 4, 3, $664,000. Residential …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 22 Williams St. — $255,000 12 Townsend Drive — $415,000 2 Saint Andrews Way — …

Floating water park, Road work nightmare, Dirty water, and More: East Bay's top stories

Take a look at some of the top stories from around the East Bay this week. Click the headlines to read the full story. ‘No guarantees’ on Warren's Water Street Nearly a month …

Featured home: Space and luxury in magnificent Westport home

There is plenty of time to enjoy the all Southern New England has to offer this summer, especially at this beautiful home in South Westport, Mass. The colonial style home at 25 Benjamin Tripp …
Obituaries
Frank F. Rosa Jr., 75, Little Compton

Frank F. Rosa Jr., 75, of Little Compton, peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, August 13, 2017, with his wife by his side. He was the husband of Judith (Goulart) Rosa with whom he shared 55 …

Ruth C. Berube, 88, Tiverton

Linda C. Byers, 77, Middletown

Robert L. Thornsbury, 82, Tiverton

Antone P. DeMenezes, 89, Tiverton

Adam M. Cleary 29, Tiverton

Cynthia (Nickerson) Hudson

Keith G. Mottas, 42, Tiverton

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Sports
Little Compton to celebrate new rec field

LITTLE COMPTON — Suspense and hard work dating back to 2014 will culminate Saturday, August 5, when the new town recreation field will be dedicated (rain date is Sunday).  It will be a ceremony accompanied by some serious hoopla extending into the evening — comments about honorees, for whom the field, tennis courts, and walking path will be named, two soccer games, a chicken barbecue, hot dogs, music, and fireworks.

City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

Portsmouth 11s All-Stars win in grand fashion, advance to states

Barrington's 10U Majors All Stars headed to finals

Tiverton Athletic Athletic Hall of Fame nominees sought

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'Bold' move: Waterfront Productions opens first season in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — It quite literally was a “bold” move for Waterfront Productions, LLC, the live events promoters, to rest the fortunes of its business at an untested and untried location and …

Rare peek inside seven special Westport homes

Town set to celebrate Tiverton Days

West Place Animal Sanctuary open for tours Aug. 5

A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

Opinion
Letter: Power rates are rising; here’s what you can do

To the editor, Energy — namely, electricity — is the modern day “fire” that drives our economy. As a former administrator of the RI Office of Energy Resources and as the RI …

Family Search discontinuing microfilm loans; Canada celebrates 150th

Editorial: Veterans coming home

Letter: Councilor Edwards tried to help, scarcely deserved attack

Letter: ‘Pesky Peckham’ tourney again helped THS students

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