Barrington land trust connects with young conservationists

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust hosted a group of young people at one of their premiere properties, the Pic-Wil Nature Preserve on Washington Road, as part of the land trust’s Tuesday …
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Possible arson suspected in Tiverton fire

At 5 a.m., Friday, August 18, 2017, an on duty police officer discovered flames coming from a business located at 2423 Main Road in Tiverton. The fire was quickly extinguished, said Tiverton Fire Chief Robert Lloyd. There were no injuries, and the business is still in operation. The nature of the fire is suspicious, he said.

Barrington All Stars top Cranston, lose to Smithfield

The Barrington Little League All Star team competing in the Christopher Andreozzi tournament came within one game of reaching the finals. Last Tuesday, Barrington defeated Cranston in a …

Portsmouth zoners approve O’Reilly Auto Parts in 4-1 vote

PORTSMOUTH — It looks like an O’Reilly Auto Parts store is coming to Portsmouth. The Zoning Board of Review voted 4-1 Thursday night to approve developer Gary Eucalitto’s …

New photos: Gert creates perfect surfing at South Shore Beach

LITTLE COMPTON— Surfers headed in as the general public was ushered out by police at South Shore Beach in Little Compton on Wednesday. Hurricane Gert forming into a category 2 storm off the eastern …
Obituaries
Stanley Stanko, 99, Warren

With deep sympathy the family of Stanley J. Stanko announces his passing at age 99. Staff Sergeant Technician Third Grade, Mr. Stanko proudly served in the United States Army during World War II …

E. Howland Bowen, 86, Little Compton

Mary A. DeFusco, 98, Bristol

Edward R. Marshall, 80, formerly of Bristol

Rose M. Conti, 93, Bristol

Zoe E. Woodruff, 86, of Barrington

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