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Council leader: Tiverton tax rate most expensive among nearby towns

TIVERTON — Town Council President Robert Coulter said a goal of his is to have Tiverton’s property tax rate eventually be in the middle of those of surrounding communities, instead of being among the highest.

NEWPORTRI.COM

Fugitive from justice arrest tops police report, Feb. 18

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A fugitive from justice arrest topped a Portsmouth police report on Feb. 18. Featured below is the report provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.

PORTSMOUTH PRESS

Signage, gas station expansion top Zoning Board agenda

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth Zoning Board will meet Thursday, Feb. 21, to discuss new signage for Sydney Portsmouth and a gas station expansion on West Main Road. View the agenda here.

PORTSMOUTH PRESS

Police: Fall River man threatened to blow up city ‘car by car’

A Fall River man is accused of threatening to blow up a former employer and the city, “car by car,” and strangle a woman at the employment agency that got him a job he was fired from, police said.

BOSTON HERALD

Fall River mayor seeks to pay back investors he’s accused of defrauding

Three weeks before voters will decide whether to recall him, embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II wants to repay the lenders he is accused of criminally defrauding, provided they agree to release him from any civil claims they may have against him or his tech startup, SnoOwl.

BOSTON HERALD

H.S.BASKETBALL: Rachel Davidson (29 pts., 8 steals) fuels Case girls; Carson Hart nets 27 for Tiverton boys

Rachel Davidson finished with 29 points, eight steals and five assists as Case defeated Westport 69-50 in girls' basketball on Tuesday at Monahan Gymnasium in Swansea. Case (9-10) outscored Westport 22-4 in the fourth quarter. Plagued by foul trouble for much of the game, Case's Alisa Feilhauer came

HERALD NEWS

16-Year-Old Fall River Teen Charged as Adult for Deadly Stabbing of Cousin: Report

A 16-year-old boy from Fall River, Massachusetts was charged as an adult for the fatal stabbing of his cousin. Michael Holloway was charged with murder on Tuesday for the stabbing death of 17-year-old William Wheeler. A witness told officials the two teens were involved in a fight over a pillow and

NECN

Raimondo details budget plan at Newport County chamber event

NEWPORT — Gov. Gina Raimondo said Tuesday morning she is now supporting the sale of recreational marijuana in the state after rejecting the initiative during her first term of office.

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No, There Is Not a ‘Baby Savings Day’ at Walmart This Saturday

The internet is abuzz with stories about Walmart holding a special one-day-only "Baby Savings Day" at select locations across the country this Saturday. And here on the SouthCoast, both the Fall River and North Dartmouth stores were expected to participate.

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Over Two Dozen RI Flights Impacted By Wednesday Storm

WARWICK, R.I. -- As much of the eastern U.S. is battered with snow and rain, hundreds of flights have been impacted across the country, including more than two dozen in Rhode Island.

PATCH

Police investigate home invasion in Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH — Officers are searching for a gray vehicle with four men after a home invasion on Gibson Terrace late Wednesday morning, police said. The incident happened about 10:50 a.m. at what appeared to be a single-family home on Gibson Terrace, which is off Sharp Street. Sharp Street runs between

SOUTH COAST TODAY

Pundit claims Spurs should take tips from Newport County

Tottenham Hotspur were originally due to open their new stadium back in September 2018, however, fast forward over five months and the ground has still yet to open. The 62,000 seat stadium has been hit with delay after delay, and there are now question marks over whether it will open this season at

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Fall River man charged with stalking, making threats

FALL RIVER — A 31-year-old city man is charged with stalking and making terroristic threats after posting a variety of threats on Facebook, according to police. Police allege that Joseph Anctil, 31, of Plain Street, threatened to make bombs and “blow up the city car by car,” according to Detective J

HERALD NEWS

State of Rhode Island proposes hiking beach parking fees

The RI DEM announce proposed rate increases today to park at Rhode Island State Beaches and to camp in Rhode Island State Parks. The beach proposal calls for a $2.00 a day increase for Rhode Island residents and a $4.00 a day increase for non-residents. The camping proposal calls for much steeper in

THENEWPORTBUZZ.COM

Police: Dispute over pillow sparked fatal stabbing of teen

FALL RIVER, Mass. - A 16-year-old Massachusetts boy charged with fatally stabbing his 17-year-old cousin during a dispute that started as an argument over a pillow and blanket has been held without bail.

BOSTON 25 NEWS

A piece of Swansea history is up for sale

SWANSEA — Two centuries ago, Mason Barney was enjoying a prosperous life as an internationally known shipbuilder, landlord, storekeeper, postmaster and banker in the village of Barneyville.

HERALD NEWS

[UPDATE] Police investigate home invasion in Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH — Officers are searching for a gray vehicle with four men after a home invasion on Gibson Terrace late Wednesday morning, police said. The incident happened about 10:50 a.m. at what appeared to be a single-family home on Gibson Terrace, which is off Sharp Street. Sharp Street runs between

SOUTH COAST TODAY

Westport schools to take part in Sandy Hook Promise initiative to ID threats, problem signs

WESTPORT -- The state has put a strong emphasis on anti-bullying and social-emotional learning. Westport Community Schools have heeded that call, according to school authorities.

HERALD NEWS

Leading Ladies 2019: Cindie DeMello & Tanya DiMarco

“We know that meal preparation is hard work, time consuming, and can be extremely stressful,” say Cindie DeMello and Tanya DiMarco, co-owners of good4U. “We take all of that off your plate...and put some healthy meals on it!”

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Middletown appoints Kewer as new police chief

MIDDLETOWN — William D. Kewer, a retired high-ranking Connecticut State Police official, was appointed the town's police chief Tuesday night. Kewer, who will formally begin serving in the first week of March, said he will be meeting with the department’s members and looks forward to getting to work.

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