Roger Williams honors ‘greats of the past’

Five of the Roger Williams University’s greatest athletes and one of its greatest teams enjoyed another night in the spotlight last week, stepping into the hall of fame. The 2016 Roger …
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Bristol Town Council, Administrator candidates face off tonight

Voters will get a chance to meet the candidates for Town Council and Town Administrator in Bristol when the League of Women Voters and East Bay Newspapers host a public forum Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the …

Growth reported at Portsmouth’s beach and campground

PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday night heard about improvements and ideas to boost revenue at two of its recreational jewels: Sandy Point Beach and Melville Campground. Tim Dunbar, …

Police trace death threats back to local teenagers

On Saturday, Oct. 22, a day before hundreds of people paraded past his house on Knapton Street, Alan Sorrentino told Barrington police that his life had been threatened. In a complaint filed with …

Warren police logs: Gorilla(?) in the streets

Monday, Oct. 17 A caller complained that multiple people were banging on her mother’s door on Bowen Street. It turned out to be National Grid employees attempting to get a car moved for …

Powder Puff power

It was role reversal on the football field at Mt. Hope High School on Sunday, Oct, 19, as the girls took to the gridiron and the boys cheered from the sidelines in the annual Powder Puff Bowl. The …

‘Rhode Island Nine’ are memorialized in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Lt. Col. David Fallon said he didn’t realize the “full price that Rhode Island paid” on Oct. 23, 1983 until just recently, when he visited the Beirut …

They’re back ... Calf discovered in animal ‘hell hole’ - more may be coming

Less than three months after the mass exodus of nearly 1,400 animals from the 70-acre “hell-hole” off 465 American Legion Highway in Westport, one of the so-called farmers is back at it. After …

Two from Little Compton to join Heritage Hall of Fame

Two former Little Compton residents are among 14 prominent and recently deceased Rhode Islanders selected for membership in the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame. Chosen were: • Carlton C. …
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Letter: Mr. Sorrentino had no right to body shame women

To the editor: The Times recently published a letter from Mr. Alan Sorrentino, in which he admonished local women for wearing yoga pants. He suggested that women of only a certain age should wear …

Letter: He had every right to criticize yoga pants — even mine!

Letter: Would Barrington Times print a racist letter?

Pacheco dedication honors ‘service above self’

Letter: Safe, affordable homes out of reach for many

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First Warren washes, then Warren Walkabout

David Podsnap was up to his neck in chores Monday. With a store (Podsnappery/Galactic Theatre) to run, a new album to finish recording and appointments to make, he was full out. But Warren Walkabout …

East Bay Restaurant Week is Nov. 11-20

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'Beowulf' rocks the house at Trinity

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