Shethar Real Estate 33 Meeting House Ln, Little Compton, RI02837 Shethar Real Estate is a full-service real estate company based in Little Compton. The agency serves clients in Little…More Compton as well as Tiverton and Westport, specializing in residential real estate, specifically clients looking to purchase properties although the agency also serves clients looking to rent. Shethar is a member of the Newport County Board of Realtors.
Spinnaker Real Estators 73 Simmons Rd, Little Compton, RI02837 Spinnaker is a family-run real estate business located just off Little Compton Commons. In business since 1980,…More Spinnaker deals in residential and commercial properties and seasonal, summer and year round rentals in Little Compton, Tiverton, Westport and Portsmouth.
American Classic Real Estate 38 Old Main Rd, Little Compton, RI02837 American Classic Real Estate buys and sells single- and multi-family homes, bank-owned properties, relocations,…More commercial real estate and land. To check out current properties for sale, be sure to visit the website provided.
Country and Coastal Properties 29 Meeting House Ln, Little Compton, RI02837 Country and Coastal Properties is a real estate agency that serves the Little Compton, Westport, and South Dartmouth…More region of the South Coast. They can point you in the right direction for homes, land or rentals, with an acute appreciation for the natural beauty of the area. Their office, a combination of a bait and tackle shop, fishing shacks and farm sheds, has been on Meeting House Lane since 1987.
Little Compton is located on the Commons and was incorporated in 1682 by Plymouth Colony. In 1747, the town received…More a royal decree and was annexed to Newport County, along with the neighboring towns of Tiverton and Bristol.
Since Little Compton was once part of the Plymouth colony, all probate and land records prior to 1746 can be found in Taunton and New Bedford. According to land evidence, the town's land originally belonged to the Sakonnet tribe, which means "the black goose comes."
The Town Clerk's office in Town Hall is the focal pont of contact between the public and town administration. The office holds public records, records meeting minutes, handles marriage and dog linceses, issues transfer station coupons and dump stickers, issues passports. The office certifies and seals official town documents, records deeds and serves as the Registrar of Voters.
The Town Council Chambers are on the second floor of Little Compton Town Hall. The council is comprised of 5 members, headed by President Robert Mushen. Meetings are held on the first Thursday after the first Monday of every month at 7 pm, and on the third Thursday at 7 pm.
Judge Sidney Clifford, Jr. holds probate court sessions at 2 pm on the third Monday of every month at Town Hall.
The Board of of Tax Assessors determine the amount of property taxes due from property owners based on the most recent year's assessment of all town real estate.
Mary-Jane Harrington serves as the town treasurer, which also covers the tax collector's office. Real property taxes are due on Sept. 15, Dec. 15, March 15 and June 15. Tangile property taxes are due annually on Sept. 15.
Various boards and commissions, including the Conservation Commission and the Planning Boad, meet at Town Hall. For more information, visit the town's website.
The head office of Leary and Holland's law firm is located in Tiverton, but it has branches in Little Compton and…More Newport, Rhode Island. This Tiverton-based law firm offers general civil and criminal law expertise and services including real estate, probate, trusts and estates, estate planning, wills, corporate, business personal injury, municipal, zoning, family and divorce as well as criminal cases.
Jeremiah R. Leary, Raymond C. Holland, Jr., Stetson Winslow Eddy and Joshua R. Holland are the members of this law family who provide a wide array of services. All are members of the Rhode Island Bar Association.