Tiverton police: Several domestic-related arrests

Monday, Nov. 22 Police assisted several motorists with disabled cars on Route 24. Police investigated a burglar alarm at a Main Road donut shop. All was clear. Tuesday, Nov. 23 Eric R. …
Alleged murderer of Little Compton man indicted
The man accused of murdering a Little Compton resident in Newport six months ago has been indicted by the statewide grand jury on a … Read More
Food prices are rising, and so are trips to local food banks
Everything is getting more expensive, and that includes food. According to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, … Read More
Tiverton solar ordinance plan gets lukewarm reception
Tiverton residents had plenty to say about a proposed draft ordinance intended to regulate the installation of solar energy arrays in … Read More
Tiverton honors legendary retiring Coach Murray
They called him a legend, mentor, friend, role model and one of their favorite teachers. On Thanksgiving morning, they said … Read More
Return to the stage! (for some …)
Across Rhode Island, student-athletes have been living a relatively normal existence for most of 2021. Since the spring, they’ve … Read More
Tiverton police looking for break-in, theft suspect
Tiverton police are looking for the public's help identifying a man suspected of theft from Stateline Tobacco early on the morning of … Read More
Obituaries
Russell A. Racette Jr., 81, Little Compton

Russell A. Racette Jr., 81, of Little Compton, R.I., passed away on Nov. 26, 2021, after a valiant battle with cancer. Russell was born on Aug. 10, 1940, to Russell Racette Sr. and Gertrude (Kane) …

Sigrud Birkin Mahl Hommeyer, 86, Little Compton

John Carnochan Farr, 80, Little Compton

Sports
Tiverton Tigers win state soccer championship

The Tiverton boys’ soccer team closed out their season undefeated (18-0) at the state championship game against Narragansett High School Sunday evening at Cranston Stadium, beating their last …

Soccer semifinals: DelDeo goals fuel Tigers comeback win over Burrillville, 3-2

R.I. Aquatics Hall inducts five with local ties

DEM stocks local waters with trout

Tiverton's Pacheco places second in her first high school cross country meet

Opinion
Letter: A world without domestic violence is possible — if we act

To the editor: Imagine a world with no domestic violence — where no Rhode Islanders have their lives cut short by abuse, where children do not witness this violence, where our …

Letter: Article shined important spotlight on music in the schools

Editorial: Be thankful for …

Commentary: We must honor commitment to cut transportation pollution

Letter: Vaccine skepticism 'increasingly untenable'

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