Center to celebrate 45 years serving Bristol seniors

The Bristol Senior Center is celebrating its 45th anniversary on Tuesday, June 27, and to mark the occasion, a ribbon-cutting ceremony conducted by the East Bay Chamber of Commerce will be held at …

Ferry dock delays costing frustrated islanders

Construction on the Prudence Island Ferry dock is entering its final stages and should wrap up in a week or two, music to the ears of Prudence residents and visitors who have been losing patience …
Opinion
Letter: Mr. Fuller needs to shut down his attacks

To the editor: While I can respect passion in politics, I (and a great many others) completely reject scorched earth politics. It is a tactic unbecoming to almost everyone, and is certainly way …

More Local News

Missing Warren teen found unharmed

Warren police have located a Warren girl missing since late April. Deputy Warren Police Chief Joseph Loiselle said Maraysha Hicks, 16, was located earlier this week, though he would not give …

Local rock bands take the Independence Park stage Wednesday

The Fourth of July Concert Series returns Wednesday night with two popular local bands rockin' Independence Park. Tonight's performances include: Rendition June 21, 6:30 p.m.Rendition is an …

Barrington girl finishes 10th at track nationals

Barrington High School's Annika Kelly finished in 10th place in the girls hammer throw championship at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor at North Carolina A&T University on Sunday, June …

St. George Church bids farewell to Father Salvador

The Reverend Stephen B. Salvador, pastor of St. George Parish, Westport, will retire July 5 some 43 years after becoming a priest. Parishioners will get a chance to say their farewells the Sunday …

Predatory behavior by past Gordon School faculty under investigation

EAST PROVIDENCE — Alleged predatory behavior 40 years ago at one of the area's most prestigious preparatory schools has surfaced in recent weeks. The East Providence Police Department announced …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 35 Appian Way — Saturday, June 17, 2-4 p.m. Waterfront, 5, 4, $1,449,000. Mott & Chace …

Obituaries
Leon Francis Dobridnia, 96, Bristol

Leon Francis Dobridnia, 96, of Fort Hill Road, passed away on June 20, 2017 at Grace Barker Manor. He was the husband of the late Rita (Corey) Dobridnia. Born in Lynn, Mass., he was the son of the …

James P. DeCastro, 63, Bristol

Naomi E. 'Betty' McManus, 75, of Acton, Mass.

Eleanor P. Simons, 92, Little Compton

Viola C. Marino, 92, Warren

Kathleen Palumbo, 73, Bristol

Sports
Photos: Andrade and company win 2017 CVS Health Charity Classic

BARRINGTON — The trio of Keegan Bradley, Brooke Henderson, and Billy Andrade won the 19th Annual CVS Health Charity Classic golf tournament at Rhode Island Country Club on Monday, June 19th. The …

Portsmouth’s McGuire again named Gatorade Player of the Year

Mt. Hope lacrosse player is All American

Tiverton Athletic Athletic Hall of Fame nominees sought

Barrington wins softball state championship

Things to do
Army Band kicks off Fourth of July Concert Series Tuesday

Patriotic music will fill the air along Bristol's waterfront Tuesday as the 99th Army Band kicks off the Fourth of July Concert Series in Independence Park. The concert, scheduled for 7 p.m. in …

Allens Pond offers osprey experience

Celebrate all things Italian in Warren this weekend

Notorious shipwrecks off Westport — new exhibit

Westport Summer Farmers Market debuts Saturday at Annex

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