Featured home: Space, luxury, lots of outdoor options in Portsmouth

At the end of Glen Road in Portsmouth is a lovely home in an established neighborhood on the Sakonnet River bordering "The Glen." The owner has meticulously refurbished and maintained this bright …
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Barrington resident helps track ospreys at Allin's Cove

Barrington resident David Winsor has been keeping an eye on the ospreys in Allin's Cove for years.  Initially, he was a "casual observer" of the platforms that had been installed in the cove …

Osprey population soaring in Barrington

Once on the cusp of eradication, ospreys continue to make an impressive recovery in the Ocean State. And nowhere else in Rhode Island did more ospreys fledge last year than in Barrington. …

Bristol arrests: Domestic strangulation, DUI, assault, and more

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Cesar Rodriguez, 35, of 55 15th St., West Babylon, NY, was charged with violating a no contact order after police were called to …

Portsmouth zoners to rule on O'Reilly Auto Parts on Aug. 17

Abutters raised concerns over traffic, hazardous materials, building aesthetics, lighting and more during Thursday's Zoning Board of Review hearing on a plan to bring an O’Reilly Auto Parts store to Portsmouth.

Barrington EMTs administer Narcan twice in one day

Barrington's first responders used Narcan to revive two individuals in separate incidents on Saturday, July 15. According to Barrington police, there was an emergency call at about 3 p.m. for a …
Business
Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 2 Hoffman Lane — $3,850,000 330 Washington Road — $965,000 20 West St. — …

Obituaries
Service Saturday for Mildred Shaw Wildes Livecchi, Little Compton

If you knew Mildred Shaw Wildes Livecchi  (June 11, 1923 - December 1, 2016), please join family and friends in a celebration of her life at the United Congregational Church, Little Compton, on …

Richard L. Melies, 81 of Barrington

John Henry Pinto Jr., 81, Bristol

Gerald Anthony Mederos, 57, Bristol

Domenic M. Castigliego, 89, Bristol

Thomas Andrews Jr., 58, Warren

Sports
City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

East Providence was the hub of golf, locally and regionally, over the last few weeks as a player with local ties captured the state’s top amateur prize while another took home the title as one …

Pickleball among fastest growing games in Bristol, country

Barrington defeats Rumford 12-2 for District 2 Championship

Barrington 9-10 All Stars defeat Newport, 9-0

Barrington Juniors All Stars win, force a deciding game

Opinion
Letter: In memory of Richard V. Simpson, a town treasure

Richard V. Simpson died on July 4, 2017 as he prepared to participate in Bristol’s famous Fourth of July Parade. The timing of his death at age 81 was an amazing coincidence, because he wrote …

Letter: School cuts might still be coming to Barrington

Stand-off at the State House

Letter: We're going to make seniors work for the town?

Commentary: Gerry fought the battle to the end, with gusto

Things to do
A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

I’ve spent the last month using and seeking out recipes that don’t require the use of the oven. I’m not a huge griller, so the top of the stove is my preference when the …

Register now for Aug. 20 Common Fence Point road race

Firefighters will douse each other, not flames

Eastern Rhode Island 4-H Fair this weekend in Portsmouth

St. Anthony’s Feast kicks off tonight in Portsmouth

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