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PROVIDENCE – East Bay area ponds are among those the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced are receiving a second round of spring stocking through May 2. Over 40 plus, … more
The Westport and Tiverton baseball teams met for their first ever scrimmage game behind the former Westport High School on a cold and raw Wednesday afternoon. The Tigers won the seven inning game … more
PROVIDENCE – Legislation sponsored by East Providence State Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65) in the House and which was passed by both chambers in the General Assembly was signed into law last … more
National Grid is prepared for a powerful winter nor’easter to hit New England late Friday and continue through Saturday, Jan. 28 and 29. The storm is expected to bring significant snow … more
Tiverton girls basketball team beat Mt. Hope 40-29 in a physical division II match up at Mt. Hope High School on Friday night. The game featured tough defensive play between the east bay rivals. Bodies crashed under the basket vying for rebounds and they hit the floor in the front court as both teams set traps and made steals. The win evened the Tigers record at 3-3 and dropped the Huskies record to 1-7.  more
The Westport basketball team celebrated the new year with an undefeated 4-0 record, after beating Tiverton 63-48 and crushing Brooke Charter School 74-38 during the East Bay Holiday Tournament last … more
Dozens of Tiverton residents plunged into Sakonnet harbor to welcome in the new year at Grinnell's Beach on Saturday.  The plunge was organized by the Tiverton Yacht Club to raise money for the … more
Governor Dan McKee has initiated what he termed a temporary indoor mask mandate for larger businesses and venues as state officials seek to thwart the recent rise in COVID-19 cases associated the … more
Tigers senior midfielder Luke DelDeo scored the tying and winning goals late in the second half to give Tiverton a, 3-2, comeback victory over Burrillville during a Division III semifinals home game … more
The Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021 inductees, nearly all of the new honorees having local ties: Jeff Allen, David Collins, Tony Fonseca, Jeff Miksis and Ryan … more
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