Portsmouth woman is gearing up for epic Arctic expedition

PORTSMOUTH — Breezy Grenier doesn’t mind the cold.  The 30-year-old Portsmouth resident goes scuba diving year round in New England, has spent plenty of time in Canada and …
Portsmouth man admits converting $31,000 in police union funds
PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth man who was formerly a Newport police officer admitted in federal court in Providence on Thursday of … Read More
Barrington voters leave appropriations committee intact
Following the budget votes at Wednesday night's financial town meeting, taxpayers were asked to vote on the committee on … Read More
East Providence's Cunha opts not to seek re-election for General Assembly seat
EAST PROVIDENCE — Helder Cunha, the state representative from District 64 in East Providence, announced in a press release his … Read More
Barrington voters reject $500,000 budget cut
Barrington taxpayers defeated a motion to cut $500,000 from the proposed budget during Wednesday night's financial town … Read More
Barrington resident: Build a better plan for Police Cove Park
The glare off the seashells is blinding Andy Thompson. The longtime Barrington resident squints behind his glasses as he looks out … Read More
Town moderator will miss tonight's FTM in Barrington
The person responsible for running Barrington's financial town meeting will not be attending this year's financial town … Read More
Former East Providence Manager Lemont passes away
EAST PROVIDENCE — Paul Lemont, an East Providence native, life-long resident and who twice served the city as its manager, passed … Read More
Enright and Vestas enjoy stay, but it’s back to the Leg 9 grind
Bristol resident, Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright and his team left Newport with the Volvo Ocean Race fleet as they … Read More
Gallery: EPHS Art Show
EAST PROVIDENCE — The week-long celebration of Arts by East Providence High School students concluded Tuesday evening, May 22, with … Read More
Obituaries
William W. Monast, 63, Warren

William W. Monast, 63, of Warren died Monday May 21 2018, at Hope Hospice. He was born in Fall River, a son of the late William and Jeannette (LeCombe) Monast.
He was a self-employed truck …

Luis P. Rego, 85, Rumford

Constantino da Silva, 83, of Bristol

Opinion
Letter: Thanks for supporting BHS sailing team To the editor: On behalf of the Barrington High School Club Sailing Team, we would like to thank everyone who helped us get to the ISSA High School Coed National Championships in Seabrook, Texas …
Letter: Mr. Clifford’s wish To the editor: Here we go again! “The BSC Wins on Budget, But More Lies Ahead” should be the title of the recent, sadly predictable annual FTM showdown foisted on taxpayers as …
Senate President Dominick Ruggerio is making a sure bet Kudos to Senator Dominick Ruggerio for pledging to seek the opinion of the Rhode Island Supreme Court about whether internet wagering on athletics requires voters’ approval. Yet, he should go a …
Sports
Westport tennis loses to Case The Westport High School tennis team lost a non-league home match to Case 4-1 on Monday afternoon. The loss drops the team’s overall record to 6-8.  “Case is having their best season in …
Tiverton loses division matchup to Mt. Hope, 12-5 The Tiverton baseball team lost to Mt. Hope 12-5 in a Division II home game on Friday evening. The loss gives the Tigers a 5-10 division record with three games to go in the season. The Tigers …
Barrington baseball beats Wheeler, loses to Mt. Hope Barrington hosted Wheeler on Thursday, May 17, for Senior Day, and started 9 seniors en route to a 5-3 win over the visitors. Barrington's record improved to 9-4-1 on the …

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