Overtime puts Warren police among town's highest paid

Warren’s 10 highest paid municipal employees earned an average of $103,486.73 this past year, according to information provided this week by Warren’s finance department. Overtime, road …

Portsmouth council approves contract for Lower Glen Farm

PORTSMOUTH — After delaying action due to concerns that the contract language was too vague, the Town Council Monday night unanimously approved an agreement with Ann and Sam Clemens to …
Opinion
Who gets benefits at taxpayers' expense?

Earlier this month Katherine Gregg of the Providence Journal wrote an excellent analysis about those on state public assistance. The news story focused on immigrants (more about that later) but there …

Latest News

New regional prevention coalition receives grant

The BAY Team, which now services East Providence, Barrington, Warren and Bristol, recently received grant money from the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities …

Huskies hoops double header: girls beat Tigers, move on; boys go home

The Mt. Hope girls and boys basketball teams hosted Division III quarterfinals on Tuesday night. Junior guard Jenna Cimbron lead the girls past Tiverton 39-28. Cimbron scored a game high 22 points. …

Takedown of old Sakonnet River Bridge begins Wednesday

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — More than four years after the new Sakonnet River Bridge opened to traffic, the state is finally ready to remove her rusty older sister that sits just to the …

East Providence man faces charges in Warwick car accident

PROVIDENCE — An East Providence man multiple charges after being involved in an accident in Warwick Sunday evening, Feb. 26. The Attorney General's office announced Justin Preston, 34, was …

Barrington boys own three state records in swimming

Hendricken may have won the state swim championship on Saturday, but it was the second place Barrington Eagles who reeled off a number of very impressive performances, setting two state records in …
Business
Featured home: History mixed with modern family living

Located on South of Commons Road and centrally located between Town Commons and South Shore Beach is a well-maintained home with a fenced, manicured yard that includes a pool. The contemporary …

Obituaries
C. Gene Davis, 74, Warren

C. Gene “Hot Rod” Davis, 74, of Warren, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Center. He was the husband of Barbara (Cameron) Davis. Born in Bristol, he …

Anna Mansi, Warren

Kenneth E. Watters, 48, Little Compton

Anne Marie Bouchard,83, Newport

David Ponte, 70, Westport

Michael Borgia, 49, Bristol

Opinion
Letter: Smart growth needed to maintain Bristol’s character

Like jock itch or mosquitos by a campfire, persistent things, like it or not, tend to stay with us. The Dunkin’ Donuts insisting on putting a drive-thru on Hope Street, and throw a …

Letter: Middle school wrestlers deserved more recognition

Warren Democrats go after Trump

Speak-Out: Bristol ‘joints,’ public property

Letter: Mooring fee increase a detriment to non-profit sailing schools

Things to do
Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

As the days in February grow longer, Eastern bluebirds are some of the first birds to locate a place to start a nest. The male bluebird is rich baby blue on the back with an orange-brown bordered …

Bristol Theatre Company set to make a splash with latest production

Maple sugaring to return to Coggeshall Farm

In Westport, sweet sounds from under the sea

Oar art — Oars replace buoys in artists’ Watershed effort

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