Barrington students offer help after hurricanes

There will be a special Hurricane Harvey relief effort dinner and silent auction at Barrington High School on Thursday, Oct. 12. The event will run from 6 to 9 p.m., and all proceeds will benefit …
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Barrington man, World War II veteran treated to Honor Flight

Barrington resident and two-time war veteran Herbert Hudson was recently treated to a special Honor Flight to Washington D.C. Mr. Hudson was in the U.S. Navy and served as fire control-2nd class …

Little Compton Wellness Center celebrates 100 years

LITTLE COMPTON — Few institutions have woven itself more firmly into the fabric of the community than the Little Compton Wellness Center, which this year celebrates 100 years of service to the residents of the town and the region. "Our goal is to focus on the four pillars of healthy aging — body health, the brain, nutrition, and a sense of community," said Shirley Hardison, president of Friends of the Little Compton Wellness Center.

Warren, Bristol groups team up for hurricane relief drive

Flying over flooded towns ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, Pastor Sean Smith of Warren’s Stone Coast Community Church could only stare out the window at the devastation far below. “It was just …

Friends and colleagues give Galinelli a warm sendoff

Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli touched countless lives in his 52 years of service to the Town of Warren, including 29 spent as Warren’s fire chief. Here are a few thoughts on his retirement …
Obituaries
Bernard Vincent Scola, of Barrington

Bernard Vincent Scola died peacefully at the Phillip Hulitar Hospice Center on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, after a long illness. He was the husband of Jane (Arcaro) Scola to whom he had been married for …

Michael Pierce Donovan, 59, of Warwick

Michael J. Del Santo, 87, formerly of Barrington

Jeannine Christian Mongeon, 89

Horacio Jose DoRego, 75, of Bristol

Michael Andras, 93, Westport

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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