Featured home: Contemporary overlooks bridge, Mt. Hope Bay

Stunning water views taking in all the beauty Narraganstt Bay has to offer are at this home in the Common Point section of Portsmouth The contemporary style home at 1172 Anthony Road is open and …

Maple sugaring to return to Coggeshall Farm

The chill in the air can only mean one thing at Coggeshall: Maple sugaring season is about to start. Visitors are invited to bundle up and join Coggeshall staff as they showcase historic methods …
Opinion
Letter: Dispose of e-waste responsibly at Mount Hope Farm

To the editor, This Saturday, Feb. 18, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., the “Farmers Market” at Mount Hope Farm will be collecting your E-Waste (anything with a plug). This …

Latest News

Mt. Hope gymnasts win Division II State Championship

The Mt. Hope gymnastics team went undefeated and won the RIIL Division II State Championship for the second year in a row. The Lady Huskies edged out Middletown and Portsmouth to earn this year's …

Bellichick’s V Rings headed here; RWU sailor honored

It hasn’t arrived yet — snow postponed that last week — but Brad Read says he already knows a few things about the latest addition to the Sail Newport fleet. It’s seaworthy, it is in …

East Providence-based band ‘Rizzz’ among music hall of fame inductees

PAWTUCKET – The East Providence-centric band “Rizzz” is among the Class of 2017 inductees to the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, it was announced during a press conference held Friday, Feb. …

Bristol arrests: DUI, larceny, underage possession

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Joshua A. Benavides, 24, of 104 Seymour St., Warren, was charged with driving with a suspended license after an accident at …

Bristol named among 'Most Scenic Towns' in North America

With its historic homes, museums and picturesque neighborhoods, and of course its patriotic reputation, Bristol has been named one of the 33 most scenic towns in North America. CarRentals.com, an …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 8 Woodbine Ave. — Sunday, Feb. 19, 12-1:30 p.m. Colonial, 4, 2.5, $439,000. Residential …

Obituaries
Eileen Oliveira, 79, Tiverton

Eileen (DeMoura) Oliveira, 79, of 164 Furey Ave., Tiverton, formrly of Fall River, died on Satuday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Heatherwood Nursing & Subacute Nursing Home. Newport, after a long batlle with …

Yvonne R. Goyette, 78, Westport

Alan Taylor Manchester, Westport Harbor

Paul L. Bolduc, 65, Tiverton

Francois Levay deWolf, 85, Bristol

Patrick Dubois, 73, Bristol

Sports
Portsmouth boys cruise to 76-48 win on senior night

PORTSMOUTH — Led by 11 points from James Reilly on senior night, Portsmouth defeated a winless Juanita Sanchez, 76-49, Friday night at Portsmouth High School. After a slow start to …

KMS wrestlers are state champs

Portsmouth Abbey wrestlers are EIL champs

Huskies hoopsters fall to Tiverton

This Barrington family loves basketball

Opinion
Speak-Out: ’Sniffing’ joints in Bristol bars

I’d like to know when the Bristol Police Department is going to do something about this DRUG PROBLEM WE HAVE IN BRISTOL at these local bars. You can’t even go into a bar with your son and …

Editorial: Pedestrians' lives matter

Love Warren? Keep it local

Letter: School start time data is already available

State police should cooperate with ICE

Things to do
In Westport, sweet sounds from under the sea

WESTPORT — The Westport High School auditorium stage will be transformed to a warm, wonderful (except for one scary water witch) world beneath the sea this Thursday and Friday evening as Westport …

Oar art — Oars replace buoys in artists’ Watershed effort

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Sea to Table Tasting

East Bay Restaurant Week March 14-23

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