EPHS girls’ soccer team edges closer to unbeaten regular season

REHOBOTH — The East Providence High School girls’ soccer team used a second half flourish to maintain its unblemished record in Division III games to date while handing host Lincoln School its …
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Shrimpers raising a ruckus on Mt. Hope Bay

Fishermen going after mantis shrimp in Mt. Hope Bay are to blame for the loud noises many residents in the Hopeworth and Narrows section of Bristol have complained about for the last week or so. …

Barrington Middle School estimate drops below $68.4M

The project manager overseeing the construction of a new Barrington Middle School reported Monday night that the preliminary budget for the project is now $122,542 below the budget cap of $68.4 …

Senior tax change: 'The biggest screw-up I've ever seen'

Dozens of people crowded into the council chambers on Monday night to voice their opposition to the town's new income-based senior tax exemption. One woman called the exemption a "prejudicial act" …

Eco-Depot collection on Prudence Island Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — There will be an Eco-Depot collection of household hazardous waste on Prudence Island on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the island’s transfer …
Obituaries
Joseph J. Velleca, Jr., 79, of Warwick

Joseph J. Velleca, Jr., age 79, of Warwick, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center after a courageous battle with prostate …

John Borges, Jr., 81, of Chesapeake, Va.

Helen M. Wendt, 87, of Barrington

Rev. Margaret Brown Gunness, of Concord, Mass.

Pauline M. Cooper, 83, formerly of Barrington

Quentin A. Sanford, 88, Westport

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