Portsmouth Police: Local man pointed gun at girlfriend

PORTSMOUTH — A local man was charged with domestic felony assault Saturday for allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend during an argument, police said. Kevin Silvia, 53, of 2859 East …
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Portsmouth doubles fines for most parking violations

PORTSMOUTH — Be careful where you leave your car in town, because it will now cost you significantly more if you get a ticket. Following the recommendation of Police Chief Thomas F. …

Town employees are honored in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Three town employees were singled out for their excellent service by the Town Council Tuesday night. The council named two recipients of the inaugural Employee of the Year …

Portsmouth's Hannah Wertens sings at Fenway Park

PORTSMOUTH — Hometown hero Hannah Wertens sang “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch of the Boston Red Sox/St. Louis Cardinals game at Fenway Park Tuesday …

In Warren, Hunter gets new wheels

They may look tough, but a group of laborers from Bristol’s CB Utility proved themselves to be a bunch of softies Tuesday when they boosted the spirits of a young Water Street man just when he …

Warren union votes no confidence in Reitsma

Warren’s largest public employees union has cast a vote of no confidence in Warren Town Manager Jan Reitsma. The membership of the United Steelworkers Local 14845, which represents employees at …
Business
Is Barrington business getting burned by new law?

Louis Del Sesto is dreading the arrival of Sept. 5. The owner of Ecig Shed on Maple Avenue said his business will be destroyed by the town council's new ordinance, which, in part, raises the …

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

Sports
Runners and walkers flock to inaugural Mt. Hope Bridge Run (video)

Rainy skies cleared in time to welcome a sold-out field of 850 runners and walkers for the first Mt. Hope Bridge 5K Saturday morning. The race began promptly at 7:30 a.m., with one lane of the …

Eagles great selected for Hall of Fame

He's 'always on call' with Brown University sports

Little Compton to celebrate new rec field

Gallery: State champs LaSalle have strong East Bay ties

Opinion
Family Search discontinuing microfilm loans; Canada celebrates 150th

I don’t get much genealogy research done in the dog days of summer. My computer nook is under the eaves at home and it gets pretty warm up there, especially during the 90-degree, humid days …

Letter: You can help decide Westport's future

Letter: LCACT's job is land preservation, not overseeing parking lots

Letter: In response to errors and faulty reasoning

Letter: 'Taxation without representation' raises its ugly head again

Things to do
Family fair to highlight Wood Street improvement

The Wood Street neighborhood, once the hub of economic activity in Bristol, is undergoing a continual facelift, and local businesses are inviting the public to come check out the progress. Mosaico …

Adams, ‘Bluz U Can Use’ headline annual RIRBPS festival

First Bold Point concert in East Providence goes off without a hitch

de Perla troupe performs ‘The Ladies Society Attempts a Murder’

‘the looff’ arts festival continues to grow in stature

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