Monthly Archives: June 2013


A dock on the Kickemuit

If you like to be on the water, this four-bedroom (two of which are full master suites), two and a half-bathroom home at 35 Lincoln Avenue in Warren is a dream come true. At over 2300 square feet on a half-acre plus yard with direct Kickemuit river access and a dock, this is a special

Portsmouth fire station

Two rescued from capsized boat in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — A father and daughter were rescued from a capsized sailboat off Island Park Friday afternoon. Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien said at about 3:27 p.m., the Fire Department received a report of a capsized boat off Fountain Avenue. Callers reported two people in the water holding on to a boat. The Narragansett Bay Marine

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Nancy J. Collamore, 88, Barrington

Nancy J. Collamore, 88, of Deltaville, Va. died Thursday, June 20, 2013 after a long illness at the Commonwealth Assisted Living Facility in Kilmarnock, Va. Born in Newton, Mass., Nancy was the daughter of the late Charles B. and Mildred Janes. She was predeceased by her brother, Donald, and sister, Phyllis. Nancy graduated from high

Joseph A. Lonardo, 66, Barrington

Joseph A. Lonardo, 66, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 27, 2013. He was the husband of Joanne (Silva) Lonardo. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph and Rose (Zinni) Lonardo. Mr. Lonardo was a lifelong resident of Barrington. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 8, Knights of Columbus,


New Warren treasurer to be named soon

Warren could have a new town treasurer by mid-July. Warren Town Manager Thomas Gordon said he received 18 applications for the job, which opened when current treasurer and tax collector Ross Latham decided to step down last month. Mr. Gordon said the Warren Town Council will review his recommendation and likely ratify it on Tuesday,


Photo: Fishing boat sinks at Bristol dock

A faulty bilge pump may be to blame for the sinking of a 46-foot fishing vessel at Bristol’s Church Street dock Friday. The Rick & Joe, a wooden fishing boat that has been tied up next to the Prudence Island ferry landing for years, started taking on water overnight and was resting on its starboard

Water Street Construction 6-15-13 B

Weather delays Burr’s Hill work in Warren

Recent wet weather has delayed the town from finishing a major reconstruction project at Burr’s Hill and the Warren Town Beach. The road and sidewalk reconstruction work is the last phase of a $2-plus million project to replace sewer lines in the area. Though town officials had hoped to finish it up by the beginning