Water Street re-pave starts Monday

Motorists frustrated with the sad state of Water Street will get what they've been waiting for next week — a re-pave of the busy road in North Warren. Warren DPW Chief Jan Malik said Friday that …
Think Water Street is rough? Back in the 50s, it was tough
Two old fuel tanks recently uncovered under a Water Street sidewalk aren’t from an old forgotten service station, as some town … Read More
Barrington hosts computer science competition
The Barrington High School computer science team recently hosted an international competition, and finished ninth out of 18 … Read More
Two boards narrowly approve downtown Bristol project
The controversial proposal to construct a large building in downtown Bristol cleared two important hurdles Thursday night, winning … Read More
Marshall's challenger refutes claim he failed to properly file to run
Responding to accusations that he failed to file a notice of organization, Laufton Ascencao, candidate for State Representative … Read More
Barrington Pop Warner has reason to cheer
Barrington Pop Warner's proud tradition in cheer will continue this fall when members of the Eagles cheer teams take the … Read More
Barrington girls race to eighth place finish at track nationals
Four girls from Barrington High School competed in a relay event at the New Balance Outdoor Track Championships in Greensboro, NC, on … Read More
Weaver Library Farmers Market celebrates fifth summer season
EAST PROVIDENCE — The “little engine that could” or more aptly “the little weekly gathering that could” marks a noteworthy … Read More
Gallery: Crescent Park Carousel 'Cruise Nights'
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Crescent Park Looff Carousel “Cruise Nights” weekly classic car show has started for the season. The … Read More
St. Luke’s bids farewell to beloved pastor
Robert Hawkins, Pastor of St. Luke’s Church, is sailing off into the sunset — literally.  Father “Bob” … Read More
Obituaries
Edward Sardinha, 87, of Bristol

Edward Sardinha, 87, of Franklin Street, Bristol, passed away on June 19, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Virginia (Sousa) Sardinha.    Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late …

Ann J. Travers, 78, of Bristol

Arthur A. Manuel, 58

Opinion
Letter: Time for a change — time for a representative town meeting To the editor: Barrington’s town meeting has not and does not truly represent the entire town. It’s time for a change to a representative town meeting.   In many ways it is …
Letter: Border policy is 'monstrous and unconscionable' To the editor: My parents were war refugees in their own country. My mother was one of eight children, and her family had to flee their home to escape invading forces. They had to travel over 200 …
Letter: Voting belongs at a polling place, not an FTM To the editor:  This is about the FTM, "the forgot to mention meeting," about the $800,000 more needed.  Anyone with a modicum of intellectual abilities knows that this kind of …
Sports
Mets win Majors championship in Barrington The 365 Sports Mets won the Barrington Little League Majors Division Championship on Friday, June 15. The Mets defeated the Mangia Pizza Nationals 5-0, behind a stellar pitching performance from …
East Bay girls win state championship The East Bay Girls Lacrosse 7/8 Blue team won the RIYLL State Championship on June 17, defeating South County 13-8. Reilly Curran dominated on the draw, winning possession for East Bay throughout …
Barrington loses to Prout, 5-1, in D-II Championship The Barrington softball team lost to Prout 5-1 in the Division II championship at RIC on Wednesday night. Prout pitcher Vanessa Oatley no hit the Eagles in game one on Monday and was nearly as good …

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