New photos: Bridge inspectors rescued after truck flips

Two bridge inspectors who had been left suspended in a bucket beneath the Sakonnet River Bridge early Monday afternoon when their boom truck overturned have been rescued.
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Custom Touisset home has plenty of space, and water views

Enjoy gracious living and entertaining in this custom, waterview Gambrel Colonial in the Touisset neighborhood in Warren. The four-bedroom home at 1 Stonegate Road has more than 3,300 square feet, …

Twin birthday wish

Westport twins Ben and Jacob Cross (front) celebrate their 10th birthday with friends, many of whom attend Westport Elementary School. The boys agreed this year that, instead of gifts, they would ask their …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 47 Hawthorne Ave. — $815,000 74 Acre Ave. —  $650,000 230 Nayatt Road — …

Bristol Police: House breaks, trapped squirrel, and more

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 15 and Aug. 21: Monday, Aug. 15 Police dispersed a man who had passed out behind Purity Laundry on Metacom Avenue at …

Police arrest cat killer Stravato for parole violation

EAST PROVIDENCE — According to media reports, East Providence resident Anthony Stravato, who served eight months in jail on animal cruelty charges, was arrested earlier this week for violating …

House Hunt: Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 4 Willow Way — Sunday, Aug. 28, 11:30 am-1 pm. Cape, 2, 2.5, $845,000. Residential …

Bristol arrests: Felony larceny, strangulation, suspended licenses

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Richard T. Nunez, 43, of 39 Milburn Road, East Providence, was charged with driving with a suspended license on Hope Street at …

East Providence superintendent ends sharing of HR director with city side

EAST PROVIDENCE — Cheryl Silvia Mammone, despite some internet gossip, remains gainfully employed with the East Providence School Department, though she will no longer assist the city site with its …
Obituaries
Peter Dauphin, 70, Tiverton

Peter Dauphin, 70, of Tiverton, died on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Genevieve (Labens) Dauphin. Born on June 22, 1946, in Fall River, …

Paul J. Bento, 73, Auburn, Mass.

Natalie Stein, 67, Bristol

Raymond 'Doc' Dyer, 96, Bristol

Veronica H. Platt, 85, Barrington

Stanley P. DeAngelis, 69, Barrington

Anthony Medina, 60, Bristol

Paul D. Sullivan, 72, formerly of Bristol

Clelia P. Fiordelisi

Isabelle M. Griffin, 85, Warren

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Back to School 2016

A LIFE focus section with all the information you need to know before your child goes back to school.

Opinion
Speak-Out: Residents still riled up about potential new Dunkin’

I am sick and tired of hearing about how terrible a new Dunkin’ Donuts building might be, especially from people that have no idea what they are talking about. They are some of the nicest and …

Save your praise

Get serious about real pension reform

Editorial: Heroic effort

$2.6M water authority contract deserves closer look

Things to Do
A simple shrimp dinner for yourself or company

This is an easy recipe we love from one of my favorite cookbooks. It’s in the appetizer section and they recommend serving it on rounds of French bread; but, I like to serve the shrimp as a …

'Nature & National Identity' in New Bedford

‘Black Regiment’ to be honored Sunday in Portsmouth

Wood Street to celebrate neighborhood pride

Hollihock Writers Conference: three days of inspiration

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