Attorney general steps into East Providence election mess

PROVIDENCE — The state's attorney general has stepped into the East Providence election fracas. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin filed a petition for a writ of quo warranto with the Rhode …
‘Pigs’ tasked with cleaning gas pipeline into Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — The pig puns were flying Monday night when the Town Council heard plans for the inspection and maintenance of Spectra … Read More
Barrington volleyball bounces back, defeats Johnston
The Barrington High School boys volleyball team improved to 3-3 after defeating Johnston 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, 25-18) on Monday night, … Read More
Bristol Warren to stick with March school vacation
The Bristol Warren Regional School Committee voted Monday night to schedule next year’s Spring school vacation in March instead of … Read More
DEM issues non-contact advisory for Seekonk River
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public to refrain from contact recreation … Read More
Portsmouth names Lisa Mills as town's new finance director
PORTSMOUTH — In a 6-1 vote, the Town Council Monday night approved Town Administrator Richard Rainer Jr.’s recommendation to hire … Read More
Portsmouth to consider allowing tarps at transfer station
PORTSMOUTH — A local resident is asking the council to eliminate a rule prohibiting the use of tarps to unload yard debris at the … Read More
Updated: Notable Bay View alumnae McSally claims sexual abuse by former coach
One of St. Mary Academy-Bay View’s most famous alumnae has made a startling revelation, claiming she was sexually abused while a … Read More
Warren man chases and films larceny suspect, police arrest two
An alert resident armed with a cell phone and good memory helped lead to the arrest of two people suspected of larceny and attempted … Read More
Barrington police warn teens found with fake guns at Zion
Barrington Police Chief John LaCross is asking parents to check their children's toy guns and make sure the orange safety tips are … Read More
Obituaries
Carlos Vargas Cabral, 95, of Bristol

Carlos Vargas Cabral, 95, of State Street, Bristol, passed away on March 23, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Maria Teresa (Contente) Cabral. Born in Horta, Faial, Acores, he was the son of …

Everett Medeiros, 83, of Bristol

Barry P. Poland, 64

Opinion
Letter: Don't muzzle students' freedom of speech To the editor: To the teachers and parents of Barrington, Americans have always been proud about free speech. With the tumult of recent years, vocal citizens have turned that chaos into positive …
Giovanni Feroce thinks out of the box Nobody could legitimately accuse Giovanni Feroce of thinking small. His penchant for bold, well thought-out ideas was fully evident in a prelude last week to his May 20th announcement as a Republican …
Letter: Stronger gun laws needed to make us all safer To the editor:  To supporters of the current gun control laws: As a concerned student at Barrington High School looking for a way to make a safer country, I don't believe that you should be …
Sports
Barrington High School sailing team qualifies for nationals A group of Barrington High School students will compete for a national championship next month. The BHS sailing team finished third at the New England Championships last weekend and will travel to …
Portsmouth boys’ lacrosse team edged by Cumberland (photos) PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity lacrosse team was narrowly defeated by Cumberland Friday night at home, 7-6.
Barrington Pop Warner hosting "Movie Night" on April 26 Barrington Pop Warner will host a special "Movie Night" fund-raiser on Thursday, April 26 at Barrington High School. (There is no school on Friday, April 27 — officials have scheduled a …

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