Warren Town Beach safe for swimming again

The Warren Town Beach has been re-opened to swimming after state officials ordered it closed Tuesday after testing showed elevated amounts of bacteria there. The Rhode Island Department of Health …
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West Place Animal Sanctuary open for tours Aug. 5

TIVERTON — West Place Animal Sanctuary is a home of last resort for an array of creatures including unwanted or injured farm animals, wild geese, ducks and other birds and animals. Some of the …

State Police arrest East Providence man on drug charges

SCITUATE — The State Police have arrested an East Providence man for possessing large quantities of fentanyl pills and cocaine with the intent to deliver. In a statement issued Wednesday …

'Teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime'

If an old adage is true, a couple dozen new amateur quahoggers will be eating well for the rest of their lives. About 35 residents from around Rhode Island and Massachusetts gathered by the shore …

Photo contest captures one day in Warren

More than 30 photographers spread out across Warren last month, capturing the town in all its varied glory — from bucolic Touisset to the town beach, to its eclectic merchants and diverse …

Warren Town Beach again closed to swimming

The Warren Town Beach has been closed to swimming for the second time this summer, after testing showed elevated amounts of bacteria there. The Rhode Island Department of Health recommended the …
Is Portsmouth's Island Park trending upward?

PORTSMOUTH — Island Park is in Mike Macfarlane’s blood. His grandparents met at the old dance hall at Cashman’s Amusement Park before the 1938 Hurricane blew it all …

Alice M. Cirillo, 92, Bristol

Mrs. Alice M. (Coyne) Cirillo, 92, formerly of Franklin Street, Bristol, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Manor, 1 Dawn Hill Road, Bristol. She was the wife of the late Jerry M. …

Alice Lillian Marabello, 98, Bristol

John Henry Pinto Jr., 81, Bristol

Pasquale S. Pezzullo, 88 Bristol

Robert L. Thornsbury, 82, Tiverton

Gisela Waltraud Ryan, MD, 85, formerly of Barrington

Barrington All Stars eliminated from district tourney

The Barrington 9-10 Minors All Star team's run through the District 2 tournament came to an end on Friday night in Rumford.  Playing in the elimination bracket finals, Barrington trailed …

Bridge run gives racers chance to cross historic Mt. Hope Bridge

South Kingstown sends Riverside home from state All-Star tourney

Riverside Stars fall in Major Baseball state tourney opener

Barrington All Stars open state tourney with win

Editorial: The big swat

They trapped a mosquito with Triple E virus in Tiverton last week and the response was inevitable. ‘Bring in the air strikes. Nuke ’em all!’ Spray the whole area — …

Letter: Making private budget emails public an abuse of office

Letter: Emails show budget committee manipulation

Letter: July — So much to hear, so many memorable sights

Here's why 'Crimetown' happened

Things to do
Lipizzan Stallions return to Bristol

It's been many years since their last visit, but Lipizzan Stallions will be pulling into Bristol on August 2 in preparation for a series of four performances next weekend, August 5 and 6.They belong …

Driving skills brought to life for area teens

Rare war horses trot into Bristol next weekend

A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

Register now for Aug. 20 Common Fence Point road race

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