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‘The Women’ By Kristin Hannah Kristen Hannah has done it again with “The Women,” which has been #1 on Best-seller lists for weeks. Author of “The … more
They had to delay the work after thunder and lightning moved through the area Thursday, but a Little Compton man and a group of friends finally got decent weather Friday and managed to attach a new … more
Girls lacrosse beats Scituate 13-6, moves on to semis Peckham and Polofsky combine for 11 goals Zoe Peckham and Julia Polofsky combined for 11 goals as the Tiverton girls lacrosse team beat … more
The 2024 Little Compton Financial Town Meeting is now history. Once everyone had checked in, it was called to order at 7:22 p.m. To include extensive instructions from our Town Moderator, it lasted … more
The Tiverton firefighters’ union and its president David McGovern filed suit against Tiverton Fire Chief William Bailey and the Town of Tiverton Friday, alleging the chief and town violated … more
Every real estate market presents opportunities. The challenge is finding them. Today’s market, especially in the East Bay of Rhode Island and Southcoast of Massachusetts, is much the same … more
As president of a group representing over 200 homeowners at Countryview Estates in Tiverton, Al Affonso is in a unique position to hear from many of his neighbors regarding the town’s property … more
  In what may have been the shortest annual meeting in recent memory, 294 residents packed the auditorium at Wilbur & McMahon School for Tuesday night’s Financial Town Meeting in … more
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I recently revisited this book, originally written in 2014, by Bob Herbert, former opinion columnist for … more
A local Knights of Columbus council marked the end of an era last week when members distributed more than $1 million — proceeds from the sale of its old home — to four local churches and … more
Spring is in the air, and so too are the noxious fumes and aural assault of overpowered lawn equipment. Bird song and children’s voices fill the air only to be abruptly halted by the roar of … more
I t’s not too early to sign up for one of the summer’s most popular fishing events. “We are thrilled that the Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament keeps growing. Last year … more
In a sure sign that the end of the General Assembly session is approaching, House Speaker Joe Shekarchi has slated a budget caucus for Wednesday afternoon at the Statehouse. A … more
In 1934, a predatory dust storm carried windblown shards of the Great Plains over much of the nation. In Chicago, 12 million tons of dust fell. … more
PORTSMOUTH — Here are some recent arrests made by the Portsmouth Police Department: Tuesday, May 14 Freddie Valentin DeJesus, 41, of 93 Mason Ave., was charged with domestic violence … more
TIVERTON — One day after a staffing shortage forced the temporary closure of one of Tiverton’s three fire stations, town administrator Chris Cotta announced at an emergency town council … more
Regarding t he article on fishing restrictions from April 9 (Anglers balk at fishing restrictions proposed in Tiverton), the Town of Tiverton definitely needs to take action and start imposing and … more
The Tiverton Planning Board is proposing a major re-write of the town’s residential zoning map, including the elimination of the R-80 zoning district and addition of a new R-120 district that … more
A Tiverton girl recently won a bronze medal at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Kids World Championships in Morristown, N.J., placing near the top of the 876-competitor field. … more
The State of Rhode Island recently moved one step closer to a law that would regulate electric bicycles on all state properties, including bike paths. Passed by the full House of Representatives two … more
Little Compton voters will be asked next week to approve a recommended budget of $17.7 million for FY 2025, an increase of $213,127 (1.2 percent) over the current fiscal year, and will also tackle … more
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