House Hunt: Open houses around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Seaview Drive — Saturday, Oct. 22, 1-3 …
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Westport/Dartmouth Spooky Walk cancelled

This announcement just in from the Westport Land Conservation Trust .... I regret to inform you that due to the high likelihood of heavy rain and thunderstorms this evening, we have opted to …

Legislator hopefuls square off in Warren forum

Candidates for Warren’s three General Assembly seats squared off in their first public forum, held last Thursday, Oct. 12 at Warren Town Hall. Candidates answered questions posed by …

Electricity returns to Pomham Rocks Lighthouse in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The "light" should soon once again shine brightly from the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, the historic structure located off shore in Riverside....

Off the Market: Home sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns across the East Bay: Barrington 12 Manning Drive — $ 320,000 64 Massasoit Ave. — $378,000 34 Fessenden Road …

Local author's second novel 'infused with heart and soul'

Author Eva Pasco (aka Patricia Salerno; her nom de plume is a tribute to her mother, Eva, and father, Pasco) claims she embodies the characters she likes to write about in her preferred genre of …

Gallery: Looff Carousel 'Spooktakular'

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Halloween Spooktackular at the Crescent Park Carousel took place early evening Saturday, Oct. 15, in Riverside. Events included face painting, children's crafts and a mini …

Barrington women plan Yoga Pants Parade past letter writer's house

Knapton Street in Barrington will play host to a "Yoga Pants Parade" on Sunday afternoon. Why Knapton Street? Well, that's where Alan Sorrentino lives, and he's the resident who recently wrote a …

Eagle pride shines bright on homecoming

School spirit was on display at Barrington High School's homecoming event on Friday night at Victory Field. Students from all four classes enjoyed a parade of floats and later crowned a king and …
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Letter: Plenty of reasons to vote yes on middle school bond

To the editor: When my wife Trisha and I moved to Barrington 37 years ago, we came because of the reputation of the town and the school system.  In that time, the schools, and especially …

Letter: The price is not right with middle school bond

Can promissory notes be used in Medicaid planning?

Vote approve on Question 2: Ethics

Letter: Free speech, and free to wear what you want

Police Report
Portsmouth police, firefighters host open house on Sunday

The fire and police departments will be hosting a joint open house at their respective stations from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23. Families and friends are invited to attend and meet local …

'Hillary Clinton' and 'Roger Goodell' gravestones go missing

Driver charged with DWI after car flips over in Portsmouth

Warren police logs: Suspicious clown shows up in backyard

Bristol Police: 'Suspicious' men, campaign theft, more clown hysteria

Things to Do
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

Put more fiber in your diet — use white whole wheat flour

'Beowulf' rocks the house at Trinity

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