Police: Driver hit bicyclist in Newport, caught in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Jeffrey G. Bucci, 36, of 61 Almy Knoll Terrace, was arrested shortly before 6 p.m. on April 18 on charges of assault, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and resisting …

RWU women’s rugby team breezes through Beast of the East

PORTSMOUTH—The Roger Williams Women's rugby team won the Division II Beast of the East cup championship by crushing University of Albany 38-5 at Glen Farm in Portsmouth on Sunday. The RWU girls had …
Opinion
Letter: After your kids graduate, will you bolt from Barrington?

To the editor: An elected Barrington official recently crowed “this is democracy at work” smugly referring to the approval of the MS bond issue at the March FTM. It’s easy when …

Latest News

Westport Police host drug take-back event

Westport Police, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will hold a Prescription Drug Take-Back event at the Westport Police Sub-Station located on the side of Cumberland Farms, 596 …

Customers, officials wish BHOP a happy 40th

Scores of people filed into Bristol House of Pizza Monday afternoon and into the evening to help celebrate the restaurant’s 40th anniversary. Local officials, including Town Administrator …

Frank Siembab steals the show at Warren Hall of Fame dinner

Frank Siembab stole the show at Saturday night’s Warren Athletic Hall of Fame induction dinner at the Venus de Milo …

Westport farm quarantined after long-dead pig found

A state veterinarian has ordered a quarantine on a Westport farm after the discovery of one dead pig (a sow) and concerns that an unknown number of other pigs (the tally varies wildly) may have fed …

Portsmouth to state: Get rid of blue RhodeWorks signs

PORTSMOUTH — John Vitkevich now has an ally in his quest to get rid of all those “ugly” blue RhodeWorks signs in Portsmouth and the surrounding area: the Town Council. The …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington           38 Old River Road — Sunday, April …

Obituaries
Peter Hamilton Scott, 81, of Barrington

Peter Hamilton Scott, 81, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 at his home in Palm Coast, Fla.  Peter was born in Warren in 1936 to Peter J.A. and Rebecca (Hamilton) Scott. Peter lived in …

Arlene Adams, of Barrington

Henry E. Warner II, formerly of Bristol

Roberta C. O'Shaughnessy, 59, Bristol

Eveline T. Ferreira, 73, Fall River

Rose Rossi, 81, formerly of Warren

Sports
Portsmouth falls to Pilgrim in back-and-forth affair

PORTSMOUTH — Despite four goals from freshman Kylie Donovan, the Portsmouth High girls’ lacrosse team was defeated by Pilgrim 12-10 in a back-and-forth contest Monday night at …

Townies win two of three to open 2017 golf season

‘Greatest runner ever’ from Bristol

Tigers best Durfee 8-2 in home opener

Gallery: East Providence High School girls' lacrosse

Things to do
Westport Vineyard unveils Summer Music Series lineup

Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery has announced its Sunset Music Series lineup for 2017.  “We have an amazing and diverse line-up of talent this season,” a vineyard spokesman said. For …

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

Easter egg, scavenger hunt this weekend at Mount Hope Farm

Orchard to be planted next to Tiverton Library

Stars and full moon on view with local amateur astronomer

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