Portsmouth pounds Central to win Division I Super Bowl

CRANSTON — Six touchdowns engineered in part by quarterback Sean Coyne propelled the Portsmouth High School football team to a resounding 51-28 win over Central Sunday afternoon, Dec. …

Bristol Police: Shots fired, 'suspicious' people, cat in a couch

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Nov. 21 and Nov. 27: Monday, Nov. 21 Police responded to an argument between a man and a woman join a driveway on First …
Opinion
Commentary: East Providence councilman-elect Faria questions transparency

Transparency. I was elected by the people to bring transparency to our City Government. I was informed on Friday that all of the appointments had been decided and were final. I have to question the …

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RWU President Farish on Decision 2016

Invited to comment on the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, RWU President Donald J. Farish penned an essay November 15 for the Chronicle of Higher Education …

Fire causes extensive damage to East Providence home

EAST PROVIDENCE — A fire on Merrill Street, between North Broadway and Massasoit Avenue, forced residents from their home Friday night, Dec. 2.East Providence Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian reported …

Bristol officials to be sworn in Monday

With the vote recount finished, Steven Contente will officially be Bristol’s new town administrator when he is sworn in along with other town officials Monday night. Outgoing Town Councilman …

Portsmouth Police will be asked to investigate voter fraud complaint

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Board of Canvassers has found “sufficient evidence” of a single case of voter fraud here during the Nov. 8 election and will ask local police to …

East Providence school committee appears ready to offer superintendent an extension

EAST PROVIDENCE — All signs indicate the school committee soon plans on offering East Providence superintendent Kathryn Crowley an extension to her current contract and that she will accept. The …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Wright Place — Sunday, Dec. 4, 12-2 p.m. Cape/Tudor, 4, 2, $349,900. Coldwell Banker, …

Obituaries
D. Alberta Andrade, 84, Westport

D. Alberta (Yates) Andrade, 84, of Westport, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at Somerset Ridge Center. She was the wife of the late Paul D. Andrade. Mrs. Andrade was born in Fall River, …

Sally Chace, 87, of Barrington

Michael William Spicer, 72, of Barrington and Newport

Edmund L. Alves, 90, of Bristol

Priscilla Church

Marjorie A. Hilton, 87, Marco Island, Florida, Little Compton

Opinion
Just say no to fake news

November is a dark month for baseball fans. It’s too early to talk about spring training and the hot stove isn’t even warm—there’s just not that much to say right now. Rather …

It's time to shape up the R.I. Board of Elections

Letter: Help save soldiers who work to save us

Stop dangerous, dirty, unnecessary power plant

Letter: A fond farewell to Mount Hope Farm

Things to do
Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park a year-round oasis

Chances are you have been to the Roger Williams Park Zoo—many times. But turn right instead of left, wend your way past the Carousel Village, swan boats, and stables, and you will come to one …

The halls are decked at Linden Place

A great day to tag a tree

Chorus of East Providence readies holiday concerts

Downtown Bristol to be bathed in sea of color

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