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  The Supreme Court’s ruling today, which overturned Roe v. Wade, is nothing less than a shameful, sweeping, politically-driven decision that will have life-altering, and indeed, … more
Twenty-three eighth graders at the Wilbur & McMahon Schools said goodbye to their hometown school Thursday, when they graduated in an outdoor, evening celebration at the school. The students … more
Notes and points from the Tiverton Town Council's most recent meeting, held last Monday: Solar energy A council-appointed group revising an ordinance to regulate the installation of solar … more
They say the best stories are often the ones that never get told. There's a chance to change that this year, with the help of Rhode Island PBS. The state's public broadcasting station is … more
Thanks to you, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, we have the solution to school safety.  One single entrance with an armed guard at his/her post. Well, by golly, this idea requires a closer … more
South Shore beach is a breathtaking natural resource in Little Compton. For generations it was known as the "Town Beach" enjoyed mainly by residents with some visitors. However, in the recent past … more
Little Compton residents and those who work or spend time there have until Friday, July 1 to take a survey on affordable housing in the community. In accordance with the Little Compton Town … more
Monday, June 13 Tiffany Palmer, 27, of 823 Decan Hill Road Ripton, Vt., was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, .10 to .15, first offense, and driving with a … more
Lois Ann (Guptill) Goulart, formerly of Little Compton, passed away on Jan. 13, 2022. Her full obituary may be found here. Lois is survived by her brother, Bruce Bean (Rosalie); children Richard … more
Michelle (Williams) Kazen, 59, of Tiverton passed away June 16, 2022, at Atria Aquidneck Place, in Portsmouth. She was the loving wife of the late Richard Forcier. Born in Fall River, she was a … more
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