East Providence tech center students assist state-wide project

PROVIDENCE — Several members of Tom Galligan's construction skills class at the East Providence Career and Tech Center are participating in a joint build in support of a project being done at …
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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 …

‘Extraordinary’ life of service

Frederico “Fred” Pacheco wore many hats in his 79 years. He was an immigrant who brought his family to the U.S. from the Azores; a businessman who owned his own travel agency; a Rotarian; …

Westport tree cutting aims to help stressed forest

Some trees will be cut at Old Harbor Wildlife Refuge in hopes of improving the health of others, the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) says. “Forests in Westport have had trouble with …

Bristol Warren School Committee candidates make their pitch

Six candidates vying for half as many seats on the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee made their case Tuesday night, when the Rhode Island League of Women Voters, East Bay Newspapers and Full …

House, Senate hopefuls square off

Tuesday was a busy night for Bristol residents hoping to win a seat in the Rhode Island Senate and House of Representatives.  Eleven candidates for five seats spent an hour talking policy …
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Letter: The price is not right with middle school bond

To the editor: You may be familiar with the game show ”The Price is Right”. In it, contestants guess the price of an item for sale. You automatically lose if you guess an amount over …

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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 …

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