Police: Warren man had nearly an ounce of heroin

A Warren man who police allege had nearly an ounce of heroin in his possession was being held without bail at the ACI late last week and faces a pre-trial hearing next February. Bristol police had …

Mt. Hope Alumni Games support school athletics

For those unfamiliar with the Rhode Island Warrior Foundation’s Bristol/Warren Alumni football game, it’s more than just an exhibition of athletic talent between former Mt. Hope High …
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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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 …

Featured Home: Portsmouth's Hunter Longfellow House hits market

A coupling of historic details and modern conveniences are in store at this colonial style home in the Black Point neighborhood of Portsmouth — just off Indian Avenue and a stone's throw from …

Photos: Santa turns on Bristol lights during Grand Illumination

Thousands crowded around the Burnside building on a chilly but calm December night as Santa Claus and two young helpers flipped the switch and turned on the Bristol Christmas lights along Hope Street …

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 …
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
Robald J. Rodrigues, 75, Bristol

Ronald J. Rodrigues, 75, of Hope Street, died Nov. 28, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Joyce (Collins) Rodrigues, whom he married April 25, …

Frances G. Scott, 90, Bristol

Isabelle Paine Middendorf, 86, Little Compton

D. Alberta Andrade, 84, Westport

Sally Chace, 87, of Barrington

Michael William Spicer, 72, of Barrington and Newport

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

Barrington's tree lighting is today, event starts at 2

Chorus of East Providence readies holiday concerts

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