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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 … more
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. The Tigers, who ended the regular season with a record of 11-10, … more
Little Compton greeted two new fire fighters this week. Nicole Marion and Benjamin Deneault worked their first full day Monday, Feb. 19, and were sworn in Tuesday at Town Hall. Each will report … more
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 to approve a resolution requesting state legislation to … more
WPRI Channel 12 was first to  report a draft review on the status of the westbound section of the Washington Bridge written by an engineer hired to investigate the shuttered section paints a … more
A Newport County Superior Court ruled last month that opponents of a Fall River funeral director who wants to build a crematorium in the north end of Tiverton have a right to be heard in a legal … more
The eastbound side of the Washington Bridge will be split into six lanes, three going in each direction, as a means of attempting to address the ongoing crisis created with the closure of the … more
A 19-year-old Tiverton man is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital after he lost control of his car, rolled it for more than 120 yards and was ejected just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. … more
Joshua Ferreira, a firefighter/paramedic who joined the Tiverton Fire Department nearly two decades ago and worked his way up through the ranks, has been promoted from captain to deputy fire chief … more
Two Tiverton Middle School students are being celebrated for what is a nearly unheard of accomplishment in the world of standardized testing — each received a perfect score on their most recent … more
For Valentine’s week, we were on a quest to find a couple that seemed to have found the secret formula for creating a happy life together. Long-time Little Compton residents Lea and Jack Angell … more
Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti took the brunt of the blame for the calamity created as he was peppered with questions about the status of the Washington Bridge from … more
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 … more
If you ask J. William Middendorf II, who turns 100 this year, to recount some of the highlights of his remarkable near-century of life — WWII vet, businessman, political mover-and-shaker, … more
PORTSMOUTH/BRISTOL — Get ready to sit in traffic again while crossing the Mount Hope Bridge. more
PORTSMOUTH — Have an opinion on SouthCoast Wind’s proposal to run cables under the Sakonnet River and Mount Hope Bay to transfer electricity from an offshore wind facility? more
After two years of radio silence, an organizer of the world’s second shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade in Hot Springs, Arkansas finally conceded this week what folks here have known for … more
Shailen Bhatt, the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, visited the area Monday, Feb. 5, as part of the national response to the local Washington Bridge Closure crisis. Bhatt … more
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 … more
Ebb is one lucky kitty, thanks to a Tiverton firefighter and lifelong animal lover. Lt. Michael Amaral was among a large contingent of fire fighters to respond to the Dadson Mobile Estates … more
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation late last week announced its latest attempt to alleviate the traffic jam on Interstate 195 created by its shuttering of the westbound side of the … more
A Tiverton man will spend 10 years in prison for molesting a young girl in Tiverton. Joao Morais, 71, of 338 Canonicus St., pleaded no contest to two counts of first degree child molestation on … more
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. … more
Community members hoping the Seasons Corner Market proposal would be wrapped up relatively soon got a dose of reality last week, when a three-hour zoning board hearing devoted solely to the project … more
In a bizarre mini-drama that played out over the past week, workers at the West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton have rescued 10 young chickens from an online reality show being filmed at a home in … more
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