Top seed Tiverton girls roar back after the half

TIVERTON — After enjoying a preliminary round Division III playoff bye, the top seed Tiverton girls (16-1) gave their home court fans a scare as they got off to a slow quarterfinal start Tuesday. …
Tigers roll over Lincoln in boys quarterfinals
TIVERTON — The second-seeded Tiverton boys basketball team got off to a strong Division III quarterfinal playoff start Tuesday with … Read More
Barrington students' stories earn awards
Barrington High School's Sam Read and Amanda Woodard will have their stories published after being named winners of the Write Rhode … Read More
Warren police logs: Man charged after altercation at home
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Obituaries
Patricia A. Bourne, 75, of Bristol

Ms. Patricia A. (Ligeiro) Bourne, age 75, of Griswold Avenue, Bristol, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at the Grace Barker Nursing Center, Warren. Born in Fall River and raised in Bristol, she was a …

Thomas G. Gesner II, 90, Tiverton

Elsie Vargas, 93, Bristol

Barrington girls finish third at state track meet
The Barrington High School girls indoor track team finished third at the state championship meet in Providence last … Read More
Barrington mock trial team competes in playoffs
The Barrington High School Mock Trial Team recently competed against LaSalle in a playoff match-up at the RI Traffic … Read More
Barrington girls lose playoff opener
The Barrington High School girls basketball team lost its playoff opener on Monday night. The host Eagles fell behind early against … Read More
Student charged after allegedly threatening to shoot up Westport High
Student charged with making terrorist threats A 17-year-old student who allegedly made threats about shooting up Westport … Read More
"Junior Trio" leads Mt. Hope girls gymnastics to third straight D-II state championship
PROVIDENCE — The “Junior Trio” of Meghan Oliver, Jayme Foreman and Kaitlin Quinn lead the Huskies to their third straight … Read More
Portsmouth does a ‘Lap of Love’ to support fire victims
PORTSMOUTH — “This is a surprise,” said Aimee Sweeney as she motioned over to a group of local firefighters gathered in front … Read More
Police
Barrington students told to avoid vaping The overhead slide showed an image of brightly colored computer thumb-drives, and another slide showed two asthma inhalers. But the speaker pacing in front of Barrington High School's freshmen …
Bristol officers make busts for DUI, parties, drinking Bristol police officers broke up a house party that led to four arrests, nabbed two women for allegedly driving drunk, and charged a young adult with urinating in public. Following is a synopsis of …
Portsmouth Police charge 4 with assault in separate incidents PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police report from over the past week. Wednesday, Feb. 7 Amber D. Andreozzi, 41, of 2269 East Main Road, was charged with …
Opinion
Letter: Happy to be old To the editor: I’m scratching my head over Barrington seniors who feel entitled to money from the rest of us because they are old. I’m 62 and I would love to feel 20 again. But when I …
Letter: Barrington is filled with caring young people To the editor: I write in response to last week’s letter diagnosing Barrington youth with “a serious case of Affluenza.”   Those who’ve grown up in town are …
Letter: 'Afluenza' epidemic hits Barrington hard To the editor: Barrington has a serious case of “Afluenza.” From Psychology Today, Peggy Drexler PH.D: Our gender our selves — “'Afluenza' has been described as a …
Letter: New school ‘bargain’ will prove to be bitter pill To the editor: Local newspapers have been flooded with letters trying to persuade Westporters to vote yes for a new middle/high school on February 27. Common to these bandwagon letters is that we …
Sports
Barrington boys finish 18th at state track meet The Barrington High School boys indoor track team finished 18th at the state championship meet on Saturday. Sam Read entered the 300-meter event as the 12th seed but finished fifth overall with a …
Portsmouth advances after defense swarms Eagles in 58-49 win BARRINGTON — The Portsmouth High boys’ varsity basketball team advanced  in the Division II playoffs after its defense stymied Barrington in the opening round Friday …
Huskies whup Davies 47-32, move on in D-III East quarterfinals BRISTOL — Huskies senior forward Sara Godfrey scored 13 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in leading Mt. Hope over Davies, 42-37 in a home preliminary playoff game on Friday night. Davies …

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