Victim run over by truck in Dunkin' Donuts parking lot

Bristol Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early this morning in a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through. According to police, at 1:56 a.m. a 46-year-old man from Pawtucket …
Tiverton woman arrested for DUI with son in the car
Portsmouth police officers stopped and arrested a Tiverton woman for driving drunk with her 8-year-old son in the car last … Read More
Barrington team wins summer league championship
Barrington's entry into the Division I Metro Basketball Summer League at Mass Premier captured the championship recently. The … Read More
Malik bows out of District 67 race
Warren DPW Director Jan Malik has dropped out of the race for House of Representatives District 67, leaving only incumbent Rep. Jason … Read More
Westport River Center loses a bit off one side
High costs prompt WRWA to cut headquarter’s size With construction bid prices coming in higher than expected, the Westport River … Read More
Pokanoket tribe members seek Nubble beach access for healing
Treaties promised beach access but beaches blocked by parking rules Westport waterways and beaches were long a special place of … Read More
Hundreds sign petition supporting Barrington gas station
The signatures are from customers and friends and from some folks they have never met. Wendy and Ken Wajda started the petition — … Read More
Barrington resident targeted in concert ticket scam
A Massachusetts Avenue resident contacted police on Thursday, Aug. 9, after his daughter fell victim to a scam. The resident told … Read More
Recalls include almond milk, egg rolls and ellipticals
Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals … Read More
Warren police logs: Officers respond to spate of domestic violence calls
Monday, Aug. 6Fire crews responded to Main and Dyer streets at 7:40 a.m. for a gas leak caused by construction.A Child Street man … Read More
Obituaries
Jose Resendes Almeida, 83, of Bristol Jose Resendes Almeida, 83, loving father and grandfather, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 10, 2018, at Grace Barker Health Center. He was the husband of the late Armanda (Santos) …
William Beaudry Jr., 80, of Prudence Island William Beaudry Jr., 80, of Prudence Island, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 10, 2018. William was born in Providence, R.I., on Feb. 1, 1938, to the late William and Ethel …
Loretta A. Perry, 71, Pawtucket/Warren Loretta A. Perry, age 71, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Anthony and Gilda (Sousa) Perry, she was a long-time resident of Pawtucket. Mrs. …
Legal Notices
Westport Legal Notices - Aug. 9, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Westport Shorlines on Aug. 9, 2018.
Warren Legal Notices - Aug. 8, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Warren Times-Gazette on Aug. 8, 2018.
Opinion
Letter: How to avoid a tragic mistake choosing a dog trainer To the editor: Jarod Mayo and his family prayed for the safe return of their beloved English bulldog, Knox, for over two months.  When the body of his dog was found in the closet of a Cranston, …
Letter: Westport planners’ solar deliberations have been open, thoughtful To the editor, The Westport Planning Board had scheduled a public meeting for July 24 to consider various matters including solar farms. Because there was not a quorum of board members present …
Letter: Thanks to all, weather couldn’t derail Little Compton barbecue To the editor: The Village Improvement' Society's annual Chicken BBQ sold out! Many thanks to all of you enthusiastic supporters who turned out for this event. Merchants, volunteers and board …
Letter: Barrington's athletic fields need more help, not less To the editor: It was with a mixture of amusement and frustration that I read that Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha is considering raising field use fees.  These mixed emotions stem from …
Sports
Huskies boosters hold color run The Mt. Hope Boosters club will kick-off their annual tailgate event with the Boosters Color Run at the high school track and grounds on Saturday August 25. Runners cam register online at …
Bristol all-stars win two, lose two in Eastern championship The 10-11-year-old All-Stars, representing King Philip Little League of Bristol, ventured to Beverley, Mass., to represent Rhode Island in the Eastern Regionals tournament of state champions. …
Field use fees could be on the rise in Barrington Should youth sports leagues pay the town more money for athletic field maintenance? That is the question Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha is considering.  Mr. Cunha met with members of …
Barrington residents organize Ride 'Round Rhody A company founded by Barrington's Jacob Brier and his wife Dani Sahner Brier recently hosted its tenth and final Ride’ Round Rhody bike-athon.  This year's event raised $75,000 for …

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