Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Bristol pastor cooks up divine dinner for 20

Bristol pastor cooks up divine dinner for 20

The Rev. Henry P. Zinno, Jr., pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, is as passionate about the meals he prepares as he is in his service to the Lord. Further testimony was demonstrated last Sunday evening when he and group of about 20 people (lucky winners of a silent auction drawing this  summer


Marion W. Berrett, 91, formerly of Portsmouth

Marion W. Berrett, 91, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. She was born in Boston, Mass., on March 13, 1922, to James and Lina MacFarlane. She was preceded in death by her father, James MacFarlane; mother, Lina MacFarlane; siblings, Elaine Lee and James MacFarlane and spouse, Malcolm Berrett. Marion is survived by daughter, Linda (Charles)

East Providence City Councilor Chrissy Rossi (right) has filed a complaint against Council President James Briden (left) as a result of his asking for the state to reconvene the Budget Commission and thus interfering with a personnel matter in the case of EPPD Chief Joseph Tavares.

Updated: East Providence Council at odds over reason for Manager’s Commission response

EAST PROVIDENCE — Simmering since the re-establishment of the Budget Commission this spring upon the attempted removal of the police chief, the conflict between East Providence City Councilors James Briden and Chrissy Rossi appears to have come to a full boil over the last week. At its Sept. 24 joint meeting with the School Committee

Warren Police Sgt. Michael Marcello answers a call on his radio.

Warren police report: Cow takes a nap

Monday, Sept. 23 Items were reported stolen off of a Wood Street porch. A Market Street woman reported being harassed. A bike was reported taken from a Sowamsett Avenue yard. A Highland Avenue woman went to police with suspicions that people had gone into her home while she was gone. There was no damage to

Letter: PHS Athletic Boosters say thank you

To the editor, The effort by the PHS Athletic Boosters along with other dedicated individuals to raise funds for the T3 Project (turf, track and tennis upgrades) at Portsmouth High School has been remarkable. The Boosters wish to thank all the individuals and businesses who have graciously donated to the fundraising effort. Over $650,000 has

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Algae advisory issued for Melville Pond in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — The R.I. Department of Health (HEALTH) and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management (DEM) have issued a health advisory for Melville Pond because of blue-green algae blooms. A similar advisory was issued for J.L. Curran Reservoir in Cranston. Rhode Islanders are urged to avoid recreational activities in those bodies of water. The blue-green algae

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Lidia Kehoe, 45, Warren

Lidia (Silveira) Kehoe, 45, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Portugal, a daughter of Maria (Melro) Silveira and the late Joao Silveira, she lived most of her life in Warren. She was a homemaker, and the beloved wife of Patrick Kehoe. She was the loving mother of Ashley Kehoe of

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David J. Pombo Jr., 48, Warren

David J. Pombo Jr., 48, of Water Street, Warren, passed away Wednesday,  Sept. 25, 2013. He was the beloved husband and companion of Linda Tarantelli for 21 years. Dave was a landscaper who worked diligently to hone his craft. He was a perfectionist whose landscaping was always pristine, which was more than evident when listening

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East Providence Police take Central Avenue shooting suspects into custody

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police officers arrested two suspects in connection to Sunday morning’s shooting at the Central Avenue playground, which left one victim hospitalized. East Providence Police Captain of Detectives John Sequeira confirmed the department’s SRT Team (Special Reaction Team) and other officers apprehended the suspects in a “coordinated effort” some time late