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Some lose water in Tiverton following late night accident

Bulgarmarsh Road-area homeowners reported losing water service Wednesday morning after crews replaced a utility pole broken by a hit-and-run driver the night before. It was unkown Friday how …
Tiverton considers $2 million industrial park offer
Several Tiverton Town Council members are ready to revisit a $2 million offer to purchase virtually all available undeveloped land in … Read More
Portsmouth lawmakers seek potential changes for school transportation
PORTSMOUTH — A new legislative study commission will look for ways to improve the statewide school transportation system under a … Read More
Teaching kids how to ride with power
A leading bike advocate believes strongly that everyone riding a bicycle needs training and education, and that applies even more … Read More
Adamsville farmer a victim of theft — again
Adamsville herb farmer Nicole Wordell felt a flood of relief and gratitude after donors this month raised more than $1,700 to cover … Read More
Westbound traffic flows improve, east side stalls with lane changes
PROVIDENCE — There's more than a hint of irony in the updated traffic figures for the Washington Bridge provided by state officials … Read More
Minke whale comes ashore in Little Compton
Marine biologists took advantage of a very rare opportunity Thursday, when dozens walked out to a remote stretch of Little Compton … Read More
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Little Compton UCC summer fair is Saturday

The United Congregational Church of Little Compton will hold its 63rd Annual Summer Church Fair, and the 43rd Annual Road Race, this Saturday at the Commons. The day kicks off at 8:30 with the …

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ comes to PHS stage

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Drama Club is bringing a classic of American drama to the stage starting this Thursday, March 21. “A Streetcar Named Desire,” …

Kinnanes honored as world's shortest St. Paddy's Day parade nears

State Representative Michelle McGaw  (District 71, Tiverton, Little Compton and Portsmouth) had special guests when the House celebrated St. Patrick's Day Thursday: Organizers of the world's …
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Obituaries
Catherine Martin Katie Martin|Our beloved Catherine "Katie" Ruth Martin,48, passed away peacefully on May 24, at home with her friends and family by her side after a long illness. Katie was born on November 21, 1
Nancy Martin Memorial Service for Nancy Martin|A memorial service to celebrate the life of Nancy Martin will be held at Barrington Congregational Church on August 17, 2024 at 10:00 am. A luncheon reception at the...
Joann Andos Bristol|Joann Hooker Andos, retired New York City schoolteacher, intrepid traveler, sports nut, master seamstress, talented gardener, fan of ferries and tugboats, diligent letter writer and thirty-fou
Sports
New MetLinks officially opens for play on June 27 EAST PROVIDENCE — MetLinks, the nine-hole re-envisioned former front side of the defunct Metacomet Country Club, will officially open to the public on Thursday, June 27. The first tee time …
Portsmouth eliminated in D-3 boys’ volleyball semis PORTSMOUTH — In just its second season of competitive play, the Portsmouth High School boys’ volleyball team made it all the way to the Division III semifinals.
Portsmouth edged by Rams, 14-13, in semifinal heartbreaker PORTSMOUTH — It couldn’t have been any closer. The Portsmouth High girls’ lacrosse team battled as hard as they could, but La Salle scored just one more goal to win an epic …
Portsmouth's Chen, Gray champions at R.I. track meet PORTSMOUTH — The Rhode Island track and field championships at Conley Stadium in Providence Saturday featured some outstanding performances from Portsmouth High School athletes. Aiden …
Opinion
Letter: Mystic Aquarium skipped a key step in whale study

The Mystic Aquarium marine rescue team arrived at Little Compton's Briggs Beach on July 10th when the young female minke was still alive . After her death, the team carved out a few inches here and …

Letter: Trees, and late husband's gift, are now a memory

Thirty-five years ago, my late husband, Phil Harper, planted a number of arborvitae trees on our property in Little Compton. These trees have grown to become a haven for numerous wildlife, providing …

Letter: Being offered worst possible choices needs to end

To the editor: If we continue to be the leading nation of the world, then certainly our politicians are the most powerful people in civil discourse.   Then how is it one party kowtows …

Letter: Walker’s demise — what a shame for Little Compton

Walker’s Roadside Farm Stand started doing business in Little Compton in 1964. I moved to Little Compton about 35-40 years ago. Coll Walker was my neighbor. We became friends and I miss …

Letter: The Biden ‘catastrophe’: new jobs, low unemployment

To the editor: Nikki Haley has called Trump, among other things, “unhinged,” but has said she will support him because Biden has been a “catastrophe.” Friday, it was …

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