Friday, January 4, 2013
This Tiverton home was listed last week at $3,900,000.
This six bedroom south Tiverton home located at 563 Puncateest Neck Road was recently listed for $3,900,000 by Gustave White Sotheby's Realty. Sitting on a private 12-acre waterfront estate nestled between the Sakonnet River and Nonquit Pond, this 15-room home offers pristine pastoral and water views from every room. A traditional-style custom-built home, it is exquisitely appointed with the best of the best in amenities. If you aren't convinced already that this is your dream home, tennis courts, its gourmet-style kitchen, a mooring, three-car garage and a guest cottage are sure to change your mind. More than 6,300 square feet of above grade living area are complemented by a classic country design that allows natural light to flow, …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
This north Tiverton home was listed recently at $189,900.
This two-family Tiverton home was listed recently by Century 21 Trend Realty of Portsmouth for $189,900. Situated in northern Tiverton at 180 Judson St., this home features water views and a convenient location near the highway and Fall River's shopping plazas. The first-floor unit of this investment property is in move-in condition, while the second floor unit is in good condition with a gas space heater. This home offers an opportunity for an even greater investment as an extra lot could be included in the sale. For more information on this property, contact the listing agent Stephen LAKE via telephone at 401-418-0913 or email at email@example.com.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
This Tiverton home is listed at $895,000.
This chaming four bedroom home in North Tiverton is the perfect combination of contemporary and country. Sitting on nearly an acre of expertly manicured land, the home features a fireplace and large windows that allow for lots of natural light. Enjoy Tiverton's scenic area with an east walk to the shores of the Sakonnet River or to Main Street shops. For more information on this property, click here.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Police are investigating an incident that took place today at 82 Middle Ave. in Tiverton and caused the mandatory evacuation of more than a dozen homes on Monday.
Residents are back home after police ordered the evacuation of more than a dozen homes near Middle Avenue this morning. While officials are not releasing any information on the cause of the evacuation, they indicated the need for residents to vacate the area was not related to threats from Hurricane Sandy. "There was an incident on Middle Avenue and there is an ongoing investigation into that right now," said Chief Thomas Blakey of the Tiverton Police Department in an interview today. "I won't be able to speak about the event itself until that is concluded." About 12 to 15 homes between Middle and South avenues between Highland Road and West Avenue were evacuated for about two and a half hours between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Monday. …
Friday, October 5, 2012
A Portsmouth resident spotted these dolphins swimming in Narragansett Bay on Thursday morning.
Portsmouth resident Kenny Raposa captured these photos of dolphins swimming this morning in Narragansett Bay. Raposa says he was in his boat on his way to work on Prudence Island when he came upon a pod of common dolphins. The dolphins were between Dyer and Prudence Islands at 8 a.m. At one point, Raposa says the dolphins swam right under the boat. A pod of dolphins was also spotted recently in Newport. Have you seen any dolphins in Narragansett Bay? If so, where? Tell us in the comment section below!
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Leaf peeping around? Add your photos—cell phone shots or otherwise—to this gallery and help create a scrapbook as the leaves turn around Tiverton and Little Compton.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Going leaf peeping this weekend? Add your foliage photos to this gallery and help create a community scrapbook. We'lll feature the best photo on Friday morning. If you take a photo with your cell phone, you can send it to Erin.Tiernan@patch.com. Photos taken using Instagram, Lightbox and other cell camera apps are welcome. And if you have an iPhone, Tiverton-Little Compton Patch iPhone App makes it simple to quickly add photos to the gallery above. It's easy to quickly add photos—just sign into your Patch account (or sign into Tiverton-Little Compton Patch using your Facebook account). Click the "Add your photos & videos" link below the photos and follow the directions. Be sure to include a caption.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Five things for Friday in Tiverton and Little Compton.
Weather: It will be sunny all day on Friday with a light breeze, according to the National Weather Service. 1. Catch Blue Crabs, Minnows, Shrimp & More while exploring the salt pond in Little Compton. Learn about the history and use of the seine net. Discover what critters live in the shallow waters during this interactive program! Meet in front of The Nature Conservancy's Benjamin Family Environmental Center at 10 a.m. All ages welcome with appropriate supervision. This is a free event, but there is a parking fee at the town beach. 2. The Senior Community Luncheon will be help today at the Little Compton Community Center at The Commons. Lunch is free and starts at 11:30 a.m. 3. Find your inner peace today at the ABC Studio at Four …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Five things to keep in mind on Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Weather: It will be mostly sunny all day today, with high temperatures reaching 78 degrees. Overnight clouds are expected to roll in and there is a slight change of showers, according to the National Weather Service. 1. It's time to get busy again after a three-day weekend. Tiverton residents are doing double time tonight, with both the School Committee and Town Council meeting tonight. Check out the preview of tonight's meetings to decide which to attend. 2. There will be a Junior Explorers event today at the Nature Conservancy in Little Compton at 9:30 a.m. Children ages 6 - 8 are invited to investigate nature through games, crafts, and exploration. Be ready to find live animals and use real scientific tools! Meet at the Environmental …
Friday, August 10, 2012
What you need to know about life in Tiverton and Little Compton today.
Weather: It will be warm with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. High temperatures will reach 80 degrees and rain storms will continue throughout the evening, according to the National Weather Service. 1. Newport County residents intend to gather outside Clement's Marketplce in Portsmouth to give a voice to those opposed to the Sakonnet River Bridge tolls. The protest will occur from 3-6 p.m. during the taping of WPRO's Buddy Cianci Show. 2. Blue Crabs, Minnows, Shrimp & More, join the Salt Pond Exploration on the south shore today. Learn about the history and use of the seine net. Discover what critters live in the shallow waters during this interactive program! Meet in front of The Nature Conservancy's Benjamin Family …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
After gaining hundreds of signatures in opposition to the proposed Sakonnet River Bridge tolls, a Tiverton and Portsmouth property owner is planning a rally at Clements' Marketplace in Portsmouth on Friday.
Portsmouth resident Jeanne Smith is doing her part to fight the proposed tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge. After circulating dozens of petitions at local businesses throughout Newport County and gaining hundreds of signatures, Smith will hold a rally on Friday in Portsmouth that she said will give visibility to those opposing the tolls. Smith, a former Tiverton resident, now lives in the north end of Portsmouth, but still owns property in Tiverton and crosses either the Sakonnet or Newport bridges daily. The rally is slated to be held during the Friday, Aug. 10 taping of the WPRO's Buddy Cianci Show at Clements' Marketplace in Portsmouth from 3-6 p.m. Smith said demonstrators should grab their signs and gather in the parking lot. "This …