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TIVERTON — A proposed amendment to the Tiverton zoning ordinance, that would have allowed the installation of a motocross park at 691 Brayton Road, failed to get a majority of votes from the Tiverton Town Council on April 9, so it was in effect defeated. more
TIVERTON — By a vote of 5-2, Susan Gill was reappointed Monday, April 9, by the Tiverton town council to a one-year term as Tiverton planning board administrative officer (AO). Her prior term was set to expire April 17. more
LITTLE COMPTON — Two Little Compton men have been charged with drug offenses, one dating back to December 15, 2017, the details regarding which were withheld by police for "investigative purposes" until this week. Police did not say that the two incidents were related, but did however release news of the charges at the same time. more
PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Slowly but surely, the center section of the old Sakonnet River Bridge was finally lowered onto an assembly of barges on Thursday. A representative from S&R … more
Bristol Police have confirmed that a 40-year-old Barrington man died after a fall off the Mt. Hope Bridge early Wednesday morning. According to sources outside the Bristol Police Department, … more
TIVERTON — Tiverton School Superintendent William J. Rearick announced that the assistant principal at Tiverton Middle School died unexpectedly this morning. He made the announcement in an email to parents and the school community: more
TIVERTON — A man suspected of committing a robbery of the north Tiverton branch of Bank Newport on April 2 was arrested Monday in Bristol. Cody Toolis, 27, of Fall River, was thereafter arraigned in District Court in Newport on charges of 2nd degree robbery, and is being held as a fugitive on separate Massachusetts charges, said Tiverton Police Chief Patrick Jones Monday night. more
TIVERTON — A Tiverton man, Scott W. Banville, 44, who was shot by police at 11:34 last Wednesday night at his home while wielding a 50 caliber rifle during a domestic dispute, was released from Rhode Island Hospital Sunday night after treatment for his injuries. more
TIVERTON — The Tiverton High School baseball team looks to come out of the gate strong and pick up where they left off last year. In 2017, the Tigers finished second in Division II Southern with a … more
TIVERTON/PORTSMOUTH — The R.I. Department of Transportation (RIDOT) touted it as a spectacular sight that residents would want to line up to see, but onlookers hoping to witness the … more
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