Monthly Archives: October 2013

Members of the BHS Stagemasters group receive their award.

Barrington Stagemasters win theater award

Barrington Stagemasters win theater award

The Barrington High School Stagemasters recently received the prestigious Moss Hart Award in the Secondary Division for their spring production of “Sleepy Hollow: Ichabod and the Headless Horseman,” written by S. Brucas and directed by Stephanie L. Spaziano. The Moss Hart Award is awarded by the New England Theatre Conference, a professional theatre organization serving

Town Council members and others have questioned the School Department's proposal to turn the cloisters on the east side of the former Elmhurst School chapel into office space for school administration.

Portsmouth considers fate of former Elmhurst School

PORTSMOUTH — Although the School Department is proposing to turn part of the former Elmhurst School building into office space for school administration, several Town Council members Tuesday night said they’d rather tear most of it down. Doing so would restore the property to its original spendor and greatly enhance the operations of the Glen

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LeeAnn (Castigliego) Marino, 55, formerly of Bristol

LeeAnn (Castigliego) Marino, 55, of Plainville, Conn., passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain. Originally from Bristol, she is survived by her father Anthony “Tony” Castigliego of Bethlehem; a daughter, Charlene Marino of Naugatuck; two brothers, Anthony Jr. and Michael Castigliego; a nephew, Joey; and a close

Kickemuit Middle School students Keegan Hanley (left) and Sarah Tanner hand pavers to student teacher Maria Lobalbo, who was laying the bricks in the yard.

Volunteer effort pays off at Kickemuit Middle School

They didn’t earn any extra credit for helping out, but the several dozen students who stayed after class at Kickemuit Middle School Friday, and who came back Saturday, got something better — a better school and a sense of satisfaction. Volunteer parents, students and teachers spent late last week laying out pavers and building a

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Bristol Recycles event set for Saturday

In an effort to increase the town’s recycling rate, which hovers at 17.5-percent (shy of the state’s mandated 35-percent), the newly established recycling committee is hosting its first-ever Recycling Day this Saturday, Nov. 2. The event takes place on Town Common from noon – 4 p.m. In the event of rain, the event will be

Bob Martin (left) responds to questions from Channel 10 reporter. Still frame image courtesy of WJAR - Ch. 10.

Probe focuses on Tiverton maintenance foreman

TIVERTON — Investigations by State Police and a television station are said to be focusing on Tiverton’s Maintenance Foreman Bob Martin and his “use of town resources.” The Town Council Monday night had an item on its Closed Executive Session agenda entitled “Investigative Proceedings – Procedure.” When it emerged from the closed door session at

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‘Tackling trafficking': East Providence Police Vice Unit takes down drug dealers in ‘Operation Blindside’

Editor’s Note: The East Providence Police Department recently gave The Post exclusive access to its months-long drug investigation, “Operation Blindside.” EAST PROVIDENCE — The stage was set. On an otherwise innocuous early fall evening, undercover East Providence Police officers were spread out across a swathe of the city anticipating a significant arrest. “Operation Blindside,” cleverly

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