Monthly Archives: November 2012

JFC members, including from left, Chris Stanley, Thomas Gordon, Cathie Tattrie and Ken Marshall face legal questions, since named in the school district's action against Warren.

School funding lawsuit widens, puts JFC members at risk

School funding lawsuit widens, puts JFC members at risk

Unless a judge dismisses the Joint Finance Committee from the lawsuit brought against the town of Warren by the Bristol Warren Regional School District, those that serve on the JFC can expect to receive a court summons as early as next week. The suit came after the Town of Warren refused to pay their share

Jasper Williams

East Providence Police seek Williams in Riverside stabbing case

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police are seeking Jasper Williams in regards to his possible involvement in the stabbing of two Riverside brothers during an incident in the wee hours of Sunday, Nov. 25. The 20-year-old Williams is considered a “person of interest” in the case involving Jared and Jacob Burrows, according to a

Barrington Police Chief John LaCross.

Domestic violence coalition commends Barrington police chief

The executive director of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence is commending Barrington Police Chief John LaCross for his handling of the case of Barrington Police Sergeant Joe Andreozzi. In August, Chief LaCross requested an investigation by Rhode Island State Police into Sgt. Andreozzi after someone filed a domestic violence complaint against the 15-year

The property holds nearly 6,000 square feet of living space and includes a boathouse and a separate beach cottage.

Middletown home on the market for $6.6 million

Indian Avenue, which runs from Middletown into Portsmouth along the shore of the Sakonnet River, is among the most desirable addresses in all of Rhode Island. This property, number 521 on the Middletown end of Indian, is among the avenue’s finest. Situated on a little more than two acres with southeastern exposure and unobstructed water

Wendy Dickinson, co-owner of SD Concepts, drives a classic Chevy Nova along Waterfront Driver during Friday's ribbon-cutting ceremony for the span. Mrs. Dickinson is bring her business to East Providence from West Warwick.

RIDOT, Gov. Chafee formally open two East Providence spans

EAST PROVIDENCE — Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Michael Lewis and other dignitaries gathered twice Friday, Nov. 30, for ribbon-cutting ceremonies of two important stretches of road in East Providence. Friday morning, the group formally opened a 1.1-mile stretch of pavement on Waterfront Drive, which opens up about 285 acres of

Barrington's (from left to right, back row) Allyson Grant, Audrey McCarthy, (front) Noelle Texeira and Sinead Monaghan will perform in Festival Ballet Providence's "The Nutcracker."

Barrington girls and boys set to dance in Nutcracker

This December, several local boys and girls will perform with Festival Ballet Providence in “The Nutcracker.” The ballet will be performed Dec. 14-16 at the Providence Performing Arts Center. After attending an open audition in September, Barrington’s Sinead Monaghan, Noelle Texeira, Audrey McCarthy and Allyson Grant won roles as toy soldiers in the battle scene between

Barrington police detectives investigate a break-in at Borrelli's Bakery. It was the second time the business was victimized in three weeks.

Borrelli’s Bakery in Barrington is victim of overnight break-in

For the second time in three weeks, Borrelli’s Bakery on Washington Road was victimized, this time by a burglar who gained entrance into the business overnight Thursday, making off with an undetermined amount of cash. Police were on the scene at the corner of Washington Road and Bay Spring Avenue where the business has operated

Island Rugby offers winter classes

Island Rugby has opened registration for the 2013 winter season. Rugby Sevens will debut as one of the new Olympic sports at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and USA Rugby wants to offer youngsters to learn the sport and have the opportunity to compete against the world for a gold medal in rugby. Instructional rugby sessions will