Admins fear East Providence waterfront could become “exclusive”

EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying they feared residential developments on the waterfront could become “exclusive” properties, administrators urged the city council at its September 19 to express …
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Local boats shine at Newport International Boat Show

A star of last weekend’s Newport International Boat Show was Hinkley’s (Portsmouth) all-electric-powered 28.5-foot Dasher, billed as the first electric luxury powerboat. Looking little like …

Folks flock to fiddle fest

Young and old made their way to Haines Park on Saturday afternoon for the seventh annual Fiddle n Folk Fest. The fun event featured a number of talented performers, including Golden Bantams, …

Young father arrested for child abuse on baby

A 19-year-old father has been arrested and charged with first-degree child abuse against his three-week-old baby. Luis R. Ortiz, of 217 Wood St., Apt. 11, was arrested Sept. 14, after the baby was …

Warren police logs: Possible wolf sighting reported

Monday, Sept. 11 A resident reported graffiti on a Main Street building. A woman called to report a dog barking on Main Street. A Croade Street resident reported being harassed. A caller …
Obituaries
Michael J. Del Santo, 87, formerly of Barrington

Michael J. Del Santo, 87, a retired Army Colonel and resident of Crofton, Md., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 peacefully in his sleep. Colonel Del Santo was born in Barrington on May 8, …

Jeannine Christian Mongeon, 89

Horacio Jose DoRego, 75, of Bristol

Michael Andras, 93, Westport

Dennis T. Labao, 73, of Bristol

Claire F. Cardin, 93, of Barrington

Things to do
Tickets on sale for Portsmouth High Athletics Hall of Fame dinner

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School’s sports “pioneers” will be honored in a special ceremony Oct. 14, and advance tickets are now on sale. The Portsmouth Athletic …

Like fire trucks? They'll all be in Warren Sunday

Paul Cuffe: Following His Footsteps, 200 years later

Fiddle n Folk Festival set for Sept. 16

Let them eat zucchini bread

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