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Sakonnet River Bridge Toll Could Be Eliminated
State lawmakers on Thursday were expected to review a proposal that would eliminate a toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sen. Felag Proposes 5-Cent Cut in Rhode Island Gas Tax
Rhode Island's state gasoline tax is about 6 cents a gallon more expensive than than it is in Massachusetts.
Police Make Slew of DUI Arrests Recently
Portsmouth Police have been busy with DUI arrests in recent days. Police charged Matthew Michael O'Brien, 25, of 18 Harvest Drive, Portsmouth, with driving under the influence at around 11:45 p.m. on Sunday after they responded to a crash at Inflicting Ink.
Snowy Owl Spotted in Tiverton
A snowy owl was spotted in Tiverton on Tuesday. Neil Lynch posted a photo of the owl on the Tiverton-Little Compton Facebook page.
Ash Wednesday drive-by services open Lent in some communities
As they commemorate Ash Wednesday today, most observant Christians will gather in churches to receive a cross of ash on their foreheads and contemplate their creation from dust and destiny to return to it.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Local Churches Offering Drive-Through Ashes Wednesday
Several Tiverton churches will offer a drive-through service for Ash Wednesday this week.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Last Week at the General Assembly
Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly last week.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
New bill seeks to extend 10 cent toll well studying alternative bridge funding
A new bill is proposing extending the 10 cent toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge until July in order to fully vet an equitable alternative to tolls on the bridge.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Oh, buoy! Sale of artists' creations will aid watershed alliance
To create "Mysteries Under the Waterline," artist Nancy Shand was inspired by "what I do almost every day, and that is comb the beach."
Major Heroin Distributor Busted by Tiverton Police
Tiverton Police have shut down a major heroin distributor in town. Officers seized more than 2,560 bags of heroin, 50 oxycodones and $6,400 in cash.
Police Log: Angry Boyfriend, Domestic Violence, Warrants
DOMESTIC Portsmouth Police charged Walter Franklin Castle, 40, of 133 Holiday Court, South Kingstown, with domestic simple assault for allegedly pulling a 43-year-old Portsmouth woman from the passenger seat of his car during an argument.
New Administrator Promises Personnel Overhaul, Focus on Economic Development
Yesterday was Matthew Wojcik's first day on the job as Tiverton's new town administrator and he said it's "hard to wax poetic" when there's so much work ahead.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Matthew Wojcik is Tiverton's New Administrator
The town of Tiverton has a new leader. The Town Council on Monday named Matthew J. Wojcik, 45, a Cumberland resident and most-recently the director of economic development for the city of Woonsocket, to the position of town administrator, effective immediately.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Jeanne D. LaBossiere
Jeanne D. LaBossiere, age 79, of Tiverton, RI, formerly of New Bedford, passed away February 20, 2014.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Two Pets Apparently Perish in Summit Road Fire
The Rhode Island Fire Marshal's office is investigating the cause of a major fire on Summit Road Saturday evening.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Last Week at the General Assembly
Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly this week.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Quahog Man stands tall in Tiverton
The eight-and-a-half-foot plywood figure of a quahogger was dreamed up by a group of Tiverton High School students.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Tiverton-LC Patch Moderated Again, Thanks for Helping
I've been getting a lot of feedback and support from Tiverton-Little Compton Patch readers about the state of the site and how it has been abused and manipulated by trolls.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
How Would You Grade Tiverton & Little Compton's Snow Plowing This Winter?
The past three weeks have seen one snowstorm after another barrel up the east coast and dump more snow onto the area.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Metal barrels are found at a potentially dangerous hazardous waste site in Portsmouth.
In the woods, in view of the public, the I-Team discovered 12 metal barrels covered in rust and surrounded by overgrown brush.