Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Barrington Police: Accidental box cutter slash, stolen brass plaque, fraud

Barrington Police: Accidental box cutter slash, stolen brass plaque, fraud

Monday, Oct. 22 Someone stole a brass plaque — it notes the donation of a copper beech tree from the Girl Scouts to the town — from in front of Barrington Public Library. The plaque, which sat on an island outside the facility, went missing sometime before 4:15 p.m. though no one at library knew


Power outages persist in Barrington

A pitch black Lamson Road exploded in light at about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. The Lamson Road neighborhood, which was one of the areas still without electricity following the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Monday morning, was almost fully restored. One home near the bend on Lamson remained without electricity, likely the result of an

Tiverton schools open Wednesday; lights go on overnight

TIVERTON — All Tiverton schools will be open again and operating Wednesday, Oct. 31, following late night power restoration efforts Tuesday by National Grid crews. Buses will run their normal schedules. Schools had been closed Monday and Tuesday due to power outages and the effects of Hurricane Sandy. The announcement that all schools would be up

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J. Marjorie Leino, 95, Tiverton

J. Marjorie (Harrison) Leino of Tiverton, RI, 95, formerly of Sandwich, Mass., died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.  She was the wife of the late Carl E. Leino of Sandwich and the late Daniel C. Chisholm Sr. of Nashua, NH. Born in Sagamore, she was the daughter of William and Edith Harrison.  She was preceded in

Title I teacher Stephanie Church are

Learning to use white boards for math with teacher Stephanie Church are Morgan Soares, Aiden Bernier, Katie Roy, and Tyler Shomaker.

What’s new in Westport schools

By Ann Marie Dargon, Ed.D Assistant superintendent The Westport Shorelines has provided us with a wonderful opportunity to share school news with you. Each week you will get to view an article written by a member of our administrative team. It will be a pleasure to highlight some of the great things happening in your


Watch ‘Chicago’ in Barrington

Barrington Public Library’s film lecture series, “Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance!: The Evolution of Movie Musicals,” concludes with a screening of “Chicago,” which won the Academy Award for best picture in 2002. Set in the Windy City of the roaring 1920s, the story centers around two women (Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renee Zellweger, pictured) who are imprisoned

Steve Silva, left, stands outside his truck with his friend, Daniel Horn after the two confronted a vandal that broke into the truck..

Bat man prevents robbery in Bristol car break-in

By 11:30 p.m. last Thursday, Steve Silva had already gone to bed for the night inside his second floor apartment on Wilson Street. In the apartment downstairs, his friend, Daniel Horan, couldn’t sleep. He relaxed in his pajamas watching television. That was, until he heard loud bangs outside. Then the sound of glass breaking. Mr.

It’s official: there will be school Wednesday in Little Compton

LITTLE COMPTON – Wilbur & McMahon School will open its doors again for students Wednesday, said Superintendent of Schools Kathryn Crowley  Tuesday night. “Yes,” there will be school, she said in a text message. No further information was immediately available. Sandy and the storm’s aftermath have closed the school for the first two days of the

Alex Butler delivers his acceptance speech Saturday, Oct. 27, as a member of the Little East Conference's inaugural Hall of Fame class.

East Providence native Butler among Little East Conference first Hall inductees

PROVIDENCE — Recognized as one of the school and league’s all-time greats, East Providence native Alex Butler, representing Rhode Island College, was enshrined among the first-ever class of inductees into Little East Conference Hall of Fame during a ceremony Saturday night, Oct. 27, at the Marriot Hotel. Butler was part of an 11-member class comprised

Still no power late Tuesday: Tiverton 8,100, Little Compton 2,500

TIVERTON, LITTLE COMPTON — Thousands of customers in Tiverton and Little Compton remain without power as of late Tuesday afternoon, one day after Sandy swept through the Sakonnet area. Robert Lloyd, emergency services director for Tiverton and the town’s fire chief, said at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday that 8,100 customers in Tiverton and 2,500 customers in