Bristol Police: Road rage, fight night, neighborhood napper

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 20 and Sept. 26: Tuesday, Sept. 20 A resident on Wood Street reported his door bell being run multiple times for …
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Bristol Police: New sex offender, domestic assault, counterfeiting

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests: William J. Heil IV, 39, of 23 Rosedale Drive, Bristol, was charged with failing to register as a sex offender on Sept. 19. Christian …

Police identify three killed in Westport crash

State police have released the names of the three people killed in a Wednesday morning crash on Route I-195 in Westport between exits 9 and 10 not far from the Dartmouth town line. John Oliveira, …

East Providence struggles to put away winless Bay View in girls' volleyball

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' volleyball team had a somewhat surprisingly difficult time dispatching winless host Bay View Thursday night, Sept. 29, despite recording a …

Art for everyone at Bristol's Museum

"It's a critical part of our DNA," says Andrea Rounds, the new Executive Director of the Bristol Art Museum. "Bristol families started it, and they are the ones who will keep it going."It's true, the …

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 63 Chachapaxasset Road — $230,000 Bristol 8 Highland Road — $320,000 34 San Juan …

Barrington High School earns National Blue Ribbon

Barrington High School has been selected as a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Officials at the local high school learned the news on Wednesday, Sept. 28 and quickly shared the excitement with …

Warren: Airbnb OK in town, for now

Warren homeowners who rent out rooms in their homes through a popular website won’t be subject to any new regulation from the town, after the planning board looked into the matter Monday …

Despite drought, hopes high at cranberry farm

TIVERTON — The news has been full of reports predicting a tough year for cranberry growers but optimism is the word at Tiverton’s only cranberry bogs. “Our berries are looking really good so …
Obituaries
John F. Hamlyn, 92, Warren

John F. Hamlyn Sr., 92, of Warren, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at the Grace Barker Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late C. Shirley (Hird) Hamlyn.John was born in Providence, a son of the …

Annmary Holt, 85, Providence

Wilfred W. Lomas, 93, Warren

Margaret Mary Mancieri, Bristol

Irene A. Cabral, 85, Bristol

Manuel Gilberto Matos, 77, Bristol

Elvira T. Groff, 88, Bristol

Jennie H. Silvia, 93, of Barrington

Manuel P. Silva Sr., 89, Warren

Dorothy B. Caromile, 84, Bristol

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Back to School 2016

A LIFE focus section with all the information you need to know before your child goes back to school.

Opinion
The blind are leading the blind

Dozens of times during the past 30 days I have spoken with supporters of either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. What amazes me is the blind allegiance each camp has to its candidate. Regardless of …

Letter: Solar tour in Barrington is Sunday, Oct. 2

Letter: Thanks for helping unload all the pumpkins

Letter: Why I’m voting for Jason Knight

Heckert’s letter was an insult to property owners

Police Report
BB gun bandit is on the loose in Barrington

Police in Barrington are on the look-out for a BB gun bandit, after two more people were victimized by well-aimed BBs last week. On Wednesday, Sept. 21, an official from the East Bay Mental Health …

Bristol Police: Crying child, egged car, suspicious man, and more

Bristol arrests: Domestic assault, multiple house party charges

Barrington police: Do you know this dog?

Motorist calls police on alleged DOT litterbug

Things to Do
'Beowulf' rocks the house at Trinity

“Beowulf” is a blast! Now, that sentence may seem incredulous to anyone who had to slog through the saga as part of freshman English required reading; but at Trinity Rep, trust me, …

Reaping the harvest as quickly as possible

Holland to get hoist to Crow’s Nest at Fisherman’s Ball

Fusion Fest coming to Warren's Burr's Hill

Bristol community cemetery: ‘A place of convergence’

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