The sound of (near) silence — Tim’s Lawn Care goes electric

WESTPORT — Ah, the sweet sounds of summer — birds chirping, children at play and the Friday evening din of the lawn care company’s stand-on mowers and 80-decibel backpack blowers …
Little Compton Police: Drug arrest, filming vehicles
Tuesday, July 13 At 9:30 am, a wallet found on West Main Road was dropped off at the station. Police stood by to keep the peace … Read More
Tiverton Police:  Many fireworks complaints, hazardous substance
Tuesday, June 29 At 6:59 am, a Lake Road resident called to report that his house had been broken into overnight. Police and … Read More
After 5 decades in journalism, Bruce Burdett's hanging up his notebook
When Bruce Burdett first arrived in Bristol to start his new job at East Bay Newspapers in the mid-’70s, he was just two years out … Read More
Tiverton man charged with child molestation after missing Pennsylvania girl found
TIVERTON — A Tiverton man faces a charge of first degree child molestation sexual assault after a missing Pennsylvania girl was … Read More
Tiverton Police: DUI charged after car crashes into woods
Sunday, June 20 At 5:03 am, police and rescue responded to the corner of Canonicus Street and Bottom Street for a hit and run crash … Read More
Governor signs legislation banning guns from school grounds
PROVIDENCE – Two pieces of gun control legislation, including a bill preventing the carry of firearms on school grounds sponsored in … Read More
Obituaries
Zelinda R. Bourdeau, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla.

Zelinda R. Bourdeau, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Bristol, R.I., passed away Thursday, July 15, at Parkside Assisted Living and Memory Cottage. Her daughter Darlene and son-in-law Dwight …

Tracey Ann Flores Haskins, 55, Tiverton

Bernd Krafft Koken

Sports
Jones steals home in tenth as Mt. Hope tops Tiverton, 5-4, in preliminary playoff game

Huskies sophomore, AJ Jones, stole home on a passed ball in the bottom of the tenth inning to give Mt. Hope a, 5-4, victory over Tiverton, in a preliminary playoff game at Guiteras Field on Sunday …

Gallery: EPHS-Tiverton boys' lacrosse

Tiverton tennis beats Cranston West, 5-2

Tiverton softball still in playoff hunt despite riding the roller coaster

Tigers learning lessons as they lose two straight

Opinion
Editorial: Bruce Burdett, ’A pro’s pro’

Last week, the extended family of The Post and East Bay Media Group, the paper’s parent company, learned of former editor David Howard’s passing. This week, on a more upbeat note, we …

Editorial: Sight unseen, his pen was most powerful

Sunflower seed heist and colorful visitors

Letter: Don’t let oyster farm diminish beautiful Seapowet Creek

Letter: Proposed Tiverton oyster farm presents serious hazard to navigation

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