Monthly Archives: May 2013


American A Cappella

American A Cappella

Featuring The Coastline Show Chorus, which recently won its sixth consecutive competition, and The Narragansett Bay Chorus,  the performing unit of the Providence Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, “American A Cappella” comes to Warwick’s Ocean State Theatre this Saturday. WHERE: 1245 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. MORE INFO:


Annual Special Olympics Torch Run rolls through East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The annual Rhode Island Special Olympics Torch Run made its yearly stop through the East Bay Friday, May 31, beginning in East Providence at Fire Station No. 1 on Broadway around noon time. There a group of municipal safety personnel, including East Providence Police Officer Tammy David, began the leg through the

Torch run

Portsmouth takes the torch for Special Olympics

PORTSMOUTH — Two of the town’s men in blue, joined by a few friendly out-of-towners, joined the East Bay leg of the 29th annual torch run for the R.I. Special Olympics Summer Games this weekend. After runners were driven over the Mt. Hope Bridge, they met up with several runners at the Mount Hope Animal Hospital

Students and teacher from Guiteras School gather on the sidewalk at Hope Street to cheer on members of the Bristol police department who ran with the Special Olympics torch on Friday.

Cops cheered on, run for Special Olympics

Members of the Bristol police department carried the Special Olympic torch through town Friday afternoon, and were met by cheering students from Rockwell, Guiteras and Colt Andrews schools as the torch, and a contingent of police running with the torch, made their way along Hope Street. The torch run is an annual event, cutting through the


Warren set to reduce tax exemptions

The Warren Town Council was expected to reduce many of the tax exemptions the town extends to some residents, during a special meeting held Friday afternoon, May 31. Exemptions are being reduced across the board not to recoup revenue that would otherwise be lost, but to adjust for the town’s recent statistical revaluation. On average,

Site walk tomorrow for huge proposed Tiverton Crossings project

TIVERTON — A “site walk” will take place tomorrow, Saturday, June 1, to look at the potential location for what is probably the largest single commercial development project ever proposed in Tiverton’s history. It’s called Tiverton Crossings. Tomorrow’s walk, expected to take about two hours, will begin at 9 a.m. at the Fish Road Park

A host of Warren and State police officers responded when Daniel Ferro, being questioned by State Police came to the door with a double barreled shotgun last Friday morning.

Indictment for alleged shotgun-wielding Warren felon

Daniel Ferro, 50, the 44 Barton Ave. man who greeted Rhode Island State troopers with a loaded shotgun when they came to his door last Friday, May 24, was arraigned in federal court in Providence Thursday on an indictment charging him with one count of being a felon in possession of ammunition. Mr. Ferro was

The group of Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of Barrington award winners pose for a photo.

Barrington students honored with CSF scholarships

A group of local students — some just graduating from high school and others already in college — received various scholarships during the annual Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of Barrington awards presentation on Tuesday night, May 28. Following is a list of the students and the scholarships they received: Graduating seniors • Lauren M. Farrell, will

BayCoast Bank funds Watershed summer jobs

For the second year in a row, BayCoast Bank has contributed $10,000 to the Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) to support the organization’s summer internship program. The WRWA hires students from local colleges to assist with its education and monitoring programs. BayCoast Bank’s investment allows for the WRWA to bring two interns aboard for the