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Tiverton wants answers on $1.2M education aid cut

With Tiverton facing what would be the largest cut in state education aid of any district in Rhode Island, town council members want to meet with the school committee, state legislators and …
Deldeo nets 16 as Tigers beat Coventry 41-31 in playoffs
Jenna Deldeo scored 16 points as the Tiverton girls basketball team beat Coventry 41-31 in a D-II home playoff game on Friday night. … Read More
Welcome aboard in Little Compton
Little Compton greeted two new fire fighters this week. Nicole Marion and Benjamin Deneault worked their first full day Monday, Feb. … Read More
Portsmouth to state: Time to fix Stone Bridge — for real
PORTSMOUTH — The town hasn’t given up on the run-down Stone Bridge abutment just yet. The Town Council on Feb. 12 voted 6-0 … Read More
Engineering review suggests complete rebuild or near reconstruction of Washington Bridge
WPRI Channel 12 was first to  report a draft review on the status of the westbound section of the Washington Bridge written by an … Read More
Ruling good news to Tiverton crematorium opponents
A Newport County Superior Court ruled last month that opponents of a Fall River funeral director who wants to build a crematorium in … Read More
New bridge traffic pattern will split eastbound side into six lanes, three in each direction
The eastbound side of the Washington Bridge will be split into six lanes, three going in each direction, as a means of attempting to … Read More
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Tiny parade, huge day in Adamsville

Chuck Kinnane loves organizing the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade , which this year runs Sunday, March 17 in Adamsville. But his wife jokes that it's all she ever hears about. …

‘Amadeus’ takes to the stage at Portsmouth High

PORTSMOUTH — Before it became a hit movie in 1984, the fictional story of the rivalry between court composer Antonio Salieri and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the late 18th century was told on the …

Tiverton student keeps teen’s memory alive

Thomas Harrington was only 19 when he died this past May after a decade-long battle with Ewing Sarcoma. But in his final years, the Little Compton resident accomplished things many can only dream of …
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Obituaries
Paul Cimbron Warren|Paul S. Cimbron, 69, of Warren, RI passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Anibal and Dolores (Shovelton) Cimbron and the beloved husband of
Armand DeBlois Jr. Warren|Armand J. DeBlois Jr., 79, of Warren, RI, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 after a long illness. A son of the late Armand J. DeBlois Sr. and Andrea (Qui
Francis Marshall World War II veteran Francis "Frank" Marshall, a man who loved his God, his wife Lois and his family, the New York Giants, his dahlias, and anything chocolate, left this earth peacefully on Feb. 20 at
Sports
RI Hockey Hall of Fame unveils Class of 2024 inductees The names of five local hockey greats who represent the RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024 were unveiled last weekend between periods of the Providence Bruins-Hershey Bears “Hall of …
Pasquale scores 28 as Tigers crush Times 2 Academy 54-31 Elliot Pasquale scored 28 points as the Tiverton basketball team crushed Times 2 Academy 54-31 in a Division II home game on Thursday night. Pasquale, a senior point guard, drove the Tiverton offense …
Tigers hold heads high, despite 63-32 loss to Moses Brown The Tiverton girls basketball team held their heads up high, after getting walloped by Moses Brown 63-30 in a Division II home game on Thursday night. The Tigers never quit as they continued to …
Moran, White lead Huskies over Tiverton 43-33 Emily Moran and Elsa White combined for 32 points as the Mt. Hope girls basketball team beat Tiverton 43-33 in a Division IIB match up at Mt. Hope High School on Friday night. Moran and White, both …
Opinion
Letter: Grow oysters in your own town, not ours

Please tell the greedy Bowen brothers to fish in Little Compton. We do NOT want them here!!

Letter: We have a right to our opinion on Seapowet oyster farm

Will Rogers once said “It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble. It's what we do know that isn't so.” There seems to be a lot of the information that is being circulated by …

Letter: Numbers tell the tale of our foundering economy

In the January 25, 2024 Shorelines Opinion Section, Mr. Clay Commons offers examples to show how well our economy is functioning and requests countering information. He explicitly states …

To the editor: Where’s the accountability at DOT?

So, according to the current RIDOT deputy chief engineer, the Washington Bridge failures “might” have pre-existed, but no one had noticed this until recently. It was actually an …

Letter: Washington Bridge fiasco has me wondering...what next?

Budget money has constantly been allocated to everything else, from digital security labs to soccer stadiums. Meanwhile critical infrastructure, like the 195 bridge, was shoddily inspected and shoddily repaired. Here is the result.

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