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....
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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 …

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 …

Bristol Rotary raises thousands for Haitian victims

In about a 24-hour period last week, members of the Bristol Rotary Club raised $2,500 to help victims of Hurricane Matthew in the island nation of Haiti. The wave of charity was so swift it took even …
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Can promissory notes be used in Medicaid planning?

Promissory notes can be a valuable tool in Medicaid planning, as illustrated by a recent federal district court case. Using promissory notes in Medicaid planning when a spouse needs long term care …

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Letter: Male chauvinistic thoughts don't belong in newspaper

Letter: Women have every right to wear yoga pants

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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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