Ruggerio replaces Da Ponte with Conley as Senate Finance chair

PROVIDENCE — Two East Providence politicians were involved in a leadership shake-up with the departure of Theresa Paiva-Weed as State Senate president. Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, …

KMS to stage ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’

A giant ogre, a faithful donkey, a beautiful princess and an assortment of well-known fairy tale characters will sing and dance their way across the Kickemuit Middle School stage this weekend. The …
Opinion
Letter: Judge Tiverton Budget Committee members as individuals

To the editor: I am a newly elected member of the Tiverton Budget Committee. Quite a few of the recent letters to the editor have expressed opinions of how the "majority" of the committee …

Latest News

From rural China to American entrepreneur

As a young child in rural China, Lei Nichols learned early about the relationship between food and medicine. Her grandmother would prepare soups rich with all-natural ingredients that also have …

Tiverton fencer wins bronze in Boston

Tiverton’s Alexandra McDonald won a bronze medal in Division II Women’s Foil at a regional fencing competition held St. Patrick’s Day weekend at Boston Fencing Club in Brighton, Mass.  The …

Rep. Edwards bill aims to limit roadway surveillance

In a bipartisan effort, House Majority Whip John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth, Tiverton) has worked with House Minority Whip Blake A. Filippi (R-Dist. 36) to introduce legislation that would …

Report reveals East Providence High School renovation, rebuild costs

EAST PROVIDENCE — While the bones of the 65-year-old East Providence High School are still relatively sound, its arteries and organs are in desperate need of attention.That’s how a …

Second coyote-vs-dog incident reported in Barrington

For the second time in the past two weeks, a coyote-vs-dog incident occurred at the former Zion Bible College property. At about 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, a Barrington resident contacted …
Business
Featured home: Bristol condo is modern and convenient

Located in the Belvedere at Bristol condominuims is a stunning, renovated, historic cariage house with an open floor plan perfect for entertaining. Located in the heart of historic Bristol, the …

Obituaries
Emily Camara, 100, Bristol

Emily (Borges) Camara, 100, of Bay View Avenue, passed away on March 25, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Manor. She was the wife of the late Fred Camara.   Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of …

Richard J. Barresi, 83, Westport

Thorsteinn Gislason, Bristol

Dennis Moniz, 86, Tiverton

Valentine Verna, 86, Bristol

Edith B. Marchesi, 79, Little Compton

Opinion
Spirlet a worthy candidate for Westport Board of Selectmen

To the editor: Richard Spirlet has the experience and knowledge that will be needed to ensure the economic, social, and financial stability for our town. He respects special interests but his …

Letter: Tiverton Athletic Boosters appreciate Comedy Show support

Speak-Out: Short-sighted school committee, ugly sailboats

Staying eligible for Medicaid after the death of a spouse

Boorish behavior in the police department

Things to do
Prominent historic architect invites you to lunch

Learn about one of the most prominent local architects who designed some of the most prominent historical buildings in the area. The Bristol Historical and Preservation Society will host a brown …

Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

2nd annual 'Quahog Week' kicks off March 20

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

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