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  1. Health officials warn of toxic algae blooms at 2 pondsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Washington Times

    Rhode Island public health and environmental officials are warning the public to avoid two more bodies of water because of toxic algae blooms. The state departments of Health and Environmental Management say Watson Reservoir in Little Compton and Gardiner Pond in Middletown should be avoided because of blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, blooms that can harm humans and animals.

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  2. RIDOH and DEM Recommend Avoiding Contact with Watson Reservoir in...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Watson Reservoir in Little Compton and Gardiner Pond in Middletown because of blue-green algae blooms. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans and animals.

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  3. Garden Notes: No accounting for tasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... nursery in the Netherlands; Emily Thompson of Manhattan's Emily Thompson Flowers; and Taylor Johnston of Little Compton's nursery and design studio, issima. Emily Thompson ) tossed off witticisms while simultaneously constructing seven improbable, ...

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  4. Where They Stand: Gov. candidates outline school safety plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | CW28 Providence

    ... the money will be distributed. "The initial proposal talked about square footage. I wanted to make sure that Little Compton, Woonsocket, Westerly, Cumberland, has the same opportunities for those dollars as Providence or the urban core areas," Fung ...

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  5. H.S. Football: Milton's quick strikes put Dartmouth in too deep a holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... inger was trampled on a running play with 2:26 remaining in the second quarter, spraining his right knee. The Little Compton, Rhode Island, native has been officiating since 1976 and said he had been hit on multiple occasions but never knocked

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  6. Bay Hudner, Clay WiskeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The New York Times

    Bay Adams Hudner and Dr. Clay Prescott Wiske were married Sept. 15 at the bride's family farm in Little Compton, R.I. The Rev.

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  7. Art grants available for high school students in Dartmouth and WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to the work of visual artists living and working in the Dartmouth and Westport, along with Tiverton and Little Compton in Rhode Island. The South Coast Artists' micro-grant program was established in 2014 as part of South Coast Arists' ongoing ...

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  8. 15 (5) books inspired by your favorite TV showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... village "on the wrong side" of Narragansett Bay where he grew up. When sudden tragedy brings him back to Little Compton to care for his grandmother during her struggle with dementia, he discovers her fragile memories may hold the key to a bizarre ...

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  9. 3 men sentenced to prison in murder, dismemberment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    ... off the coast of Westport and two days after that, his severed legs washed up onto Goosewing Beach in Little Compton. In November, his car was found torched in Boston. Prosecutors say they were prepared to prove the two Barrieras and a third man, ...

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  10. Trio sentenced in murder case after dismembered body found in Westport watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... found in the Massachusetts waters near Westport. Two days later, severed legs were discovered on a beach in Little Compton. A state police investigation revealed that Jamie Barriera was growing marijuana. At some point during the summer of 2015 ...

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  11. Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride rolls back aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... pedaling around the bay to raise funds for the coalition's work to protect clean water in communities from Little Compton to Woods Hole. Each rider raises a minimum of $300, but many participants and teams set more ambitious fundraising goals. Last ...

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  12. LaRue takes over as new SBRHS boys' cross country coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... growing and to get outside my comfort zone. I learned that from my mentor." LaRue, who is originally from Little Compton, R.I., is replacing Peter Valente as the cross country coach this year. Last year's SBRHS boys' cross country team came in ...

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  13. There's still time to get in gear for 2018 Buzzards Bay Watershed RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... pedaling around the bay to raise funds for the coalition's work to protect clean water in communities from Little Compton in Rhode Island to Woods Hole on the Cape. Each rider raises a minimum of $300, but many participants and teams set more ...

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  14. 4 fire departments awarded federal funding for equipmentRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The state's congressional delegation announced the new fire grants for the Little Compton, North Kingstown, Warwick and Woonsocket Fire Departments. They are receiving a total of $1.1 million.

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  15. Public invited learn about plans at former St. Vincent de Paul CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... will be working towards creating about 3 miles of contiguous trails on site. In addition to our property, the Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust and the Sakonnet Preservation Association have abutting protected lands which we hope to ...

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  16. PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... history professor David Hazard, the sly narrator of Burgess's masterly first novel, nothing ever happens in Little Compton, R.I., his hometown, but he's soon proved wrong after he sets out from Boston on receiving a garbled phone message from his ...

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  17. South Watuppa Pond starts rowing center and aims for the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... and New York master's competitions, said she lives part-time in Tiverton and there are rowers in her town and Little Compton “looking for places closer to Providence to row.” “Something like this would really be amazing to drive ...

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  18. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Warwickonline.com

    ... the vehicle. A traffic stop was initiated, and contact was made with Alvin Fernandez, 24, of 21 View Drive in Little Compton. While speaking with Fernandez, Officer Jaafar detected an "extremely strong" odor of air freshener, as if it had just been ...

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  19. 'It gets better every year': Bidding farewell to another FeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Ann Partridge among hundreds of community members. After the parade ended around 3:40 p.m., Bert Chretien of Little Compton, Rhode Island and Anjos Bettencourt of Westport stayed sitting in their chairs, under a scarce shaded area. “We're ...

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  20. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) honors industry leaders...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | PRWeb

    ... Conference in Columbus, Ohio, US. Ken Palmer (Willington, Connecticut, United States) and Rip Tompkins (Little Compton, Rhode Island, United States) - Alex. L. Shigo Award for Excellence in Arboricultural Education "The ISA Awards of Distinction ...

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