Little Compton Police: Dog violation, DUIs

Monday, July 25 A caller from Simmons Road reported found/lost property at 7:51 a.m. A caller reported suspicious activity/vehicle at the barns on Simmons Road at 11:19 a.m. Tuesday, July …
Tiverton woman pleads guilty to stealing from employer
A Tiverton woman who embezzled nearly $1 million from her New Bedford employer has pleaded guilty to the charges and ordered to pay … Read More
Tiverton police: Harassment, DUIs, drug arrest
Monday, July 25 A caller from Stafford Road called in an animal complaint at 8:32 a.m. Stephon Calice, 26, of 182 Whipple St., … Read More
Some students choose virtual school over traditional
Tracey McGee-Moreira, an educator for 34 years, points to March 13, 2020, as the day the entire landscape of education changed. It … Read More
How to keep your garden up in the middle of a drought
For backyard gardeners, mild droughts and water ban restrictions common during the summer months can be a cause for concern. Kate … Read More
Tiverton may forego Financial Town Referendum
The Tiverton Town Council is considering an overhaul of the annual budget process that may reduce the size and influence of the budget … Read More
More concerns raised over Mayflower Wind project
PORTSMOUTH — A major wind developer’s plan to lay a 20-mile-long stretch of mostly underwater cables that would also traverse … Read More
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Tiverton all stars run over Massachusetts 9-4 The Tiverton softball all-stars beat Massachusetts-Canton 9-4 to split their two games over the weekend in the 12U softball regional tournament in Bristol, CT, on Sunday. Tiverton loss 12-1 to …
Tiverton softball all stars win state championship The Tiverton 11-12 softball all-stars ran their way to the RI state championship by clobbering South Kingstown 13-1 in front family and friends at Town Farm Field on Wednesday night. Tiverton beat …
Congratulations to R.I. Democrats for finally coming of age

Rhode Island Republicans may not win a lot of issues, but one thing has stood out for the Party, i.e. it has always promoted women for higher office. Starting in the 1980s, multiple women ran for …

Is the soccer stadium a game-changer or a boondoggle?

McKee’s approval ratings are low, but does it matter?

Letter: Worried for the republic? Lighten up and get to work

Letter: Little Compton, have you seen this woodcut?

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