Woman with local ties survives deadly Ghost Ship fire

The daughter of a Warren Town Council member survived the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., Friday night, but sadly lost a friend in the blaze that so far has claimed 36 lives.Georgia …

Bristol officials preach teamwork at swearing-in

With repeated messages of teamwork and cooperation, Bristol’s newly elected public officials took the oath of office Monday night during the 23rd inauguration of town leaders. New Town …
Opinion
Community support allows Bristol to Bloom

To the editor: We at Bristol Blooms thank the kind people of Bristol for their overwhelming response to our fall fundraising campaign. We can ensure that our beautiful hanging flower baskets …

Latest News

Little: Portsmouth has changed a lot in 50 years

PORTSMOUTH — Hubert “Huck” Little doesn’t know where the time all went, but he sure knows how much things have changed in Portsmouth over the past 50 years. The Union …

Toy drive aims to help ‘kids that won’t see Santa’

Lessons learned in confirmation class to help others has for two local students turned into an annual campaign to help less fortunate kids have a better Christmas. The St. Nicholas toy drive is …

Peers select Briden as East Providence council president/mayor

EAST PROVIDENCE — Upon his return to the city council after a session away, At-Large representative Jim Briden has once again been selected by his peers as the council president/mayor of East …

Sitting East Providence school committee is sworn in

EAST PROVIDENCE — With much less fanfare than their counterparts on the council, the same five sitting members of the East Providence School Committee were inaugurated for the 2016 session on …

Police: Warren man had nearly an ounce of heroin

A Warren man who police allege had nearly an ounce of heroin in his possession was being held without bail at the ACI late last week and faces a pre-trial hearing next February. Bristol police had …
Business
Featured Home: Portsmouth's Hunter Longfellow House hits market

A coupling of historic details and modern conveniences are in store at this colonial style home in the Black Point neighborhood of Portsmouth — just off Indian Avenue and a stone's throw from …

Obituaries
George R. Sardinha, 80, Bristol

George R. Sardinha, 80, passed away on Nov. 30 at Home Hospice & Palliative Care of RI. He was the husband of the late Helene (Turner) Sardinha.  Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late …

Erik Bense Jr., 70, Bristol

Mildred Wildes LiVecchi, 93, Little Compton

Adelina M. DeSano, 91, of Barrington

Wayne Cooper, 68, Little Compton

Robert B. Wolter, 85, Little Compton

Sports
Mt. Hope Alumni Games support school athletics

For those unfamiliar with the Rhode Island Warrior Foundation’s Bristol/Warren Alumni football game, it’s more than just an exhibition of athletic talent between former Mt. Hope High …

Portsmouth pounds Central to win Division I Super Bowl

New Barrington hockey coach Croke reflects on time at East Providence

When Bristol was ‘Soccer capital of Rhode Island'

East Providence enters into boys' hockey co-op with Lincoln High

Opinion
Commentary: East Providence councilman-elect Faria questions transparency

Transparency. I was elected by the people to bring transparency to our City Government. I was informed on Friday that all of the appointments had been decided and were final. I have to question the …

Just say no to fake news

It's time to shape up the R.I. Board of Elections

Letter: Help save soldiers who work to save us

Stop dangerous, dirty, unnecessary power plant

Things to do
Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

One of my favorite comfort foods this time of year is a braised dish of beef, lamb or veal shanks. They make the house smell great and are delicious with the gravy spooned over mashed potatoes. Plus, …

Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park a year-round oasis

The halls are decked at Linden Place

A great day to tag a tree

Barrington's tree lighting is today, event starts at 2

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