Siblings ride in style to Montessori school in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Not many kids can say they rode to school in a fire truck. Grayson and Ariella Pimental can. They met at the fire station with Lt. Allen Levesque and Firefighter Ismael …
Warren police: Man charged with felony assault on elderly
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 24.0px Palatino} Monday, May 14 A Norbert Street resident called police after the … Read More
Three Barrington students shine in literature contest
Three Hampden Meadows School fifth-graders were surprised in a special ceremony on Thursday, May 17. Minty Gaitskell, Dahlia Weller, … Read More
Police: Portsmouth man found sleeping in stolen car
PORTSMOUTH — A local man was arrested last week after allegedly stealing a car, lawn mower and generator earlier this month, … Read More
Beautiful birds
With an artist mom and a dad who she describes as a “jack of all trades,” Holly Wach always identified with being an … Read More
Volvo Ocean Race: Enright and Vestas take third during In-Port Race
Bristol resident Charlie Enright led Vestas 11th Hour Racing team to a strong third place podium-finish, pleasing the home crowd who … Read More
Paperwork error derails Portsmouth water board candidacy
PORTSMOUTH — A local resident whose candidacy for water board was rejected due to a paperwork snafu is now contemplating running as … Read More
Babysitting will be provided at Barrington FTM
Town officials said babysitting will be provided for free at Wednesday's financial town meeting in Barrington. The annual meeting … Read More
Driver hits house in Warren
A Warren man sustained minor injuries when he lost control of his car Friday morning, grazed a stone wall and struck the front of a … Read More
Have your gardening questions answered on Saturday in Barrington
Officials at Barrington Farm School are inviting people to have their soil tested and their gardening questions answered during a … Read More
Obituaries
Angelina A. “Angie” Dias, 85, of Bristol

Mrs. Angelina A. “Angie” (Carlone) Dias, age 85, of Bristol, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at her home. She was the wife of the late Sebastian “Sabby” Dias, Jr., her husband of …

William G. “Moose” Gordon, 57, of Bristol

Theresa Braun, 68, Warren

Opinion
Funding DCYF is a life-or-death matter The State’s Child Advocate has released a series of reports over the last two years documenting 11 child fatalities and 6 near fatalities due to abuse and neglect. Apparently, there are 14 …
Letter: Recent news brief was a joke, right? To the editor: Re the Page 9, May  9 “News Brief” headline, "Online gaming to become a high school sport”: You’re kidding, right! Karl F. …
Letter: To letter writer, you're missing the point To the editor: In response to the letter written last week by Mr. Fuller, I would like to suggest that he missed the actual point of the "Hate Has No Home Here" signs, and is nitpicking the …
Sports
Split match leaves Tigers golf team in the playoff hunt The Tiverton High School golf split their dual match at Wanumetonomy Country Club on Monday. The Tigers beat host team, Middletown 215-217, but lost to East Providence who shot a low team score of …
Despite a blowout loss, Westport is still in the playoff hunt It has been feast or famine for the Westport High School baseball team lately. On Monday, the team lost to West Bridgewater by a football-like score of 25-4. The Wildcats used five pitchers, three in …
Huskies baseball clobbers Narragansett 15-5, makes it to the prom on time Mt. Hope baseball players made it to the prom on time after dispatching second place Narragansett 15-5, in five innings on Friday afternoon. Charlie Amarante, Nick Simeone and Cam Santerre all got …

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