Westport animal cruelty arraignments begin

Animal cruelty arraignments … State arraigns defendants in week-long parade Fall River Superior Court is a busy place this week as prosecutors have scheduled a parade of arraignments of those …

Gallery: East Providence American Legion Memorial Day Parade

EAST PROVIDENCE — Rain the morning of Monday, May 29, did little to dampen the spirit of the annual Riverside Post 10 American Legion Memorial Day Parade. East Providence Post and eastbayri.com …
Letter: Tiverton Financial Town Referendum is power for the people

To the editor: The Tiverton Town Charter is the town constitution, defining how the town governs, operates and allocates responsibilities and authority to town committees, commissions, and …

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Tiverton police: Fishing boat rescues kiter

Tuesday, May 16 At 5:14 p.m., a 17-year old Tiverton boy was charged with possession of marijuana, first offense. A Randolph Avenue caller at 8:36 p.m. reported "loud people screaming." The investigating officer reported "those parties are grilling in their driveway and garage, asked them to keep it down, they said they would." At 9:03 p.m., police noted a "second call about loud noise and music at residence." Complainant did not want to speak with an officer. At 9:29 p.m., the officer reported "those parties closed their garage door, shouldn't have any further issues."

Tiverton lacrosse beats Toll Gate in quarters

The Tiverton boys lacrosse team defeated Toll Gate in this weekend’s quarterfinals. It took an overtime goal from Greg Johanning to seal the 8-7 win for the Tigers. The Tigers now move on to the …

Unbeaten Mariners beat Tigers for D-III tennis title

A day after Tiverton’s dominant 4-0 semifinal victory over Toll Gate, a team with similar record, the Tigers fell to undefeated Narragansett in Sunday’s championship at Slater Park. Just as …

Borgia, Pirri win 2017 Miss and Little Miss Fourth of July

Fourth of July royalty was crowned Saturday night as the Ms. and Little Ms. Fourth of July winners were announced at Mt. Hope High School. Olivia Borgia, 19, and Angela "Ella" Pirri, 8, emerged …

Tigers defeat Toll Gate 4-0 in tennis playoffs

Both teams sported gaudy 11-2 Division III records but Tiverton’s boys tennis team dominated Toll Gate 4-0 in Saturday’s playoff action. In singles, Tiverton’s Dylan Clark defeated Toll …
Featured home: Close to water, with guest house and pool

Located in the Hampden Meadows neighborhood in Barrington, Thios expanded Cape Cod-style home rests on a breathtaking, professionally designed and maintained landscape of specimen trees and mixed …

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, Warren

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, of Riverview Street, Warren, passed away on May 21, 2017. Born in Villa Franca, St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Jose Esperito Santo Araujo and Maria Sofia …

Carl E. Harper, 78, Warren

Joseph C. Bellas, 86, formerly of Barrington

Dr. John Champlin Lathrop, 89, formerly of Barrington

Gladys S. Vermette, 97, Bristol

Brian Daniels, 35, Bristol

Tigers approach playoffs among division leaders

By Nick Friend Tiverton has turned their season around in a big way, after stumbling out of the gate with a 0-3 start; Since then the Tigers have since gone 11-1 with one of the best record in …

Huskies hope bats return for playoffs

Bristol’s golden girl headed to next Games

Drizzly softball game called with Portsmouth up, 8-3

Mt. Hope student among state’s ‘Golden Dozen’

Things to do
Bristol Memorial Day ceremonies, parade to remember fallen heroes

Residents are invited to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by military members in the defense of freedom as Bristol pays tribute to fallen soldiers for Memorial Day this weekend. The main event …

Tough Kids Challenge returns to Westport June 4

Stones That Speak: Cemetery lecture in Portsmouth Saturday

Warren podcasters reach milestone

Touch-a-Truck is this Saturday at Glen Park in Portsmouth

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