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Federal judge dismisses challenge to R.I. shoreline access law

Wrong court, wrong argument and against the wrong people. So declared U.S. District Court Judge William Smith in his Sept. 19 opinion dismissing a legal challenge to the state’s newly …
For private schools, enrollment growth is a pandemic silver lining
While the global pandemic made a mess of just about everything everywhere, it had a hidden benefit for private schools — it boosted … Read More
Ethics commission sides with LC solicitor
The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has ruled that attorney Anthony Desisto’s role as independent legal counsel for the state … Read More
Tensions rise over Tiverton School Resource Officer MOU
A dispute between Tiverton school and town officials regarding provisions within a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the … Read More
Inspired choice for Tiverton's Teacher of the Year
Inspiration can move in all sorts of ways. For Staci Del Deo, her desire to teach ebbed and flowed, and it wasn’t until returning to … Read More
Lee: A swell beach day in Little Compton
Hurricane Lee is tracking well offshore, sparing the Farm Coast much of its wrath. But surfers came out in numbers to South Shore … Read More
New Little Compton farm aims for local
Those well-versed in the goings-on of Little Compton may have noticed a new barn crop up over the last year along the part of Long … Read More
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In Portsmouth: A wide berth for just walkers and cyclists

PORTSMOUTH — Plan ahead, as most of you won’t be able to drive a car or truck through Island Park or the Hummocks for a good chunk of time this Saturday, Sept. 9.

Volunteers needed for LC Community Dinner

What’s quickly becoming a treasured Little Compton tradition returns in two weeks, when hundreds of residents from across town gather at the Commons for the fourth annual Community Dinner. …

Little Compton artist settles in at Westport Woods

Little Compton artist Ian Silvia, of Fried Glass Studios, has begun a month-long residency at Westport Woods. Silvia, who works primarily in glass, metal and stone, will be working in Westport …
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Recalls, Withdrawals and Safety Alerts: Hondas, sodas, swings and more

At the end of each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their …

Kris-Anne Ferreira TIVERTON… Kris-Anne Ferreira, 57, of Tiverton passed away unexpectedly at her home on September 4, 2023. Born in Fall River, she was the devoted daughter of the late Daniel A. Jr. and late Ber
Kevin Sullivan Kevin C. Sullivan, 61, of Warren, passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on September 12, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. The devoted husband of Patrici
Biscuit Bean Loved people, loathed children|Shortly after her 13th birthday, Biscuit Bean died in the arms of her master following a seizure. Born on a horse farm in Florida, she arrived as a puppy in Barrington i
Aldens still sailing Little Compton native Mara Lozier Shore grew up working on and sailing the family boat, Elisha , with her dad, Peter Lozier. He had bought the Alden-made Sakonnet when she was six years old.  …
Tigers hopeful despite 21-0 loss to Huskies in injury fund game The Tiverton football is hopeful for a big season despite their 21-0 loss to Division III Mt. Hope in the annual injury fund game at Barrington on Thursday night.   Tigers’ head coach …
Local youngsters make their way into RIGA Junior Am semifinals SEEKONK — Youngsters have taken centerstage this week with the 104th edition of the Rhode Island Junior Amateur, which began with stroke play qualifying rounds in Westerly at Winnapaug Country …
Tiverton-LC minors beat Barrington 11-1, win District 2 title The Tiverton-Little Compton minor all-stars crushed Barrington 11-1 to take the District 2 title on Wednesday, July 12, making it four District 2 titles this season for the Tiverton Little League …
Letter: Leave those tree snags alone!

As Hurricane Lee passed by this weekend, it left behind a variety of trees that have been uprooted or completely fallen as a result of the wind. Trees are the stalwarts of our New England landscape, …

Letter: Confused seasons along the Back 40

Well, whoever is in charge of the weather is certainly confused. All summer I never turned on my new AC, now that it is autumn I don’t know what I would do without it. Apple growers in …

Letter: Can’t support your dubious CD1 endorsement

To the editor: By your receipt of my letter, the 1st Congressional District special primary will still be underway. Presumably, the glut of Democrat candidates scrambling for a special election …

Letter: Re-igniting America's chilled melting pot

We Americans are different. We’re different from all other industrialized countries, and we’re different from one another. The U.S., for example, is the only industrialized …

Letter: Take a breath, Tiverton — big changes are afoot

Fifteen years ago I bought land off East Road and built a home. I could have settled in another town but chose Tiverton because it was beautifully rural, while balanced by some commercial …

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