Monthly Archives: September 2012

Photo by Ted Hayes.

Photo: Turkeys go to the police in Barrington

Photo: Turkeys go to the police in Barrington

Police in Barrington are used to dealing with turkeys, but this is a little extreme. A rafter of about six or seven of the large birds showed up at the station on Federal Road around rush hour Thursday, and they wouldn’t leave quietly despite one woman who tried to scare them away from her Toyota

Does Warren councilor have a conflict of interest?

Note: The following letter was sent to Warren Town Council member Cathie Tattrie by Steve Thompson, a member of the Warren Preservation Society and Voluntary Historic District Commission: Dear Councilwoman Tattrie, Are you planning on participating and voting in the October 15th hearing regarding the demolition waiver request for the JD Tuell House at 613 Main

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Barrington Parks and Recreation Commission examines tennis court usage

The Barrington Parks and Recreation Commission continued a discussion on local tennis courts Thursday night, once again examining possible methods of curtailing the practice of out-of-town instructors setting up shop for hours on end. The issue isn’t a new one for Barrington nor the commission. The town council enacted an ordinance last spring (on a

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Tempers flare at end of rather benign East Providence School Committee meeting

EAST PROVIDENCE — A rather benign East Providence School Committee meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 25, ended in a caustic outburst against a sitting member of the board by his would-be successor. Committee member Stephen Furtado sat apparently stunned in his chair on the City Hall chamber dais as his challenger in this year’s Ward 2

Photos by Richard W Dionne Jr
Portsmouth Police Detective Stephen Burns lifts up a piece of rubble while sifting through the remains of the burned cottage at 0151 Concord Avenue, Prudence Island on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Investigators sift through ashes of fatal Prudence Island fire

PRUDENCE ISLAND — Portsmouth police and fire investigators along with officers from the state Fire Marshal’s office were back on Prudence Island Thursday sifting through the ashes of an 0151 Concord Avenue, Prudence Island cottage that was destroyed by a Tuesday morning fire. The west side house burned to the groundearly last Tuesday. Later, human

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Election 2012: East Providence-Barrington House hopefuls discuss duplication, same-sex marriage

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post’s weekly coverage of Election 2012 returns to the three races now set for seats in the General Assembly — House Districts 63, 65 and 66. The seven candidates were presented with two questions, one on a fiscal issue and the other on a social matter. Their responses were

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