Barrington council opts for 'new blood' on park and rec. commission

A 10-year veteran of the town's park and recreation commission said he is disappointed the town council decided not to reappoint him to the commission. Anthony Arico sat before the council for an …

Portsmouth Police busy with fraudulent check complaints

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police reports from over the past week. Tuesday, Jan. 17 Two people were charged with writing fraudulent checks to Greenleaf …
Opinion
Letter: New Dunkin’ drive-thru would inhibit fire response

My fellow residents, this project has prompted our membership to take some action; we ask that you join us to prevent this action from taking place. At the Jan. 4 annual meeting of the Defiance …

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Portsmouth Citizens Police Academy starts March 7

PORTSMOUTH — Ever wanted to experience for yourself what day-to-day law enforcement work is like? You’ll have your chance when the Portsmouth Police Department conducts another …

Photos: Mt. Hope Gymnasts beat Barrington, remain undefeated

Mt. Hope: 130.3 Barrington 115.3 We did not compete against Middletown or West Warwick that night to count towards our record, but Middletown scored 115.45 and West Warwick scored …

Portsmouth Rec Department releases summer catalog

PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday night got a sneak preview of the summer recreation catalog offered by the town’s Recreation Department.  This is the second year the …

Gallery: East Providence High School talent show

EAST PROVIDENCE — The annual East Providence High School talent show took place Thursday evening, Jan. 19, in the Elmasian Auditorium on campus. East Providence Post and eastbayri.com …

Gallison admits to felonies, gets minimum 2 years in federal prison

Former Rhode Island House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond Gallison will be spending a minimum of two years in federal prison, under a plea agreement announced this morning by the U.S. Attorney's …
Business
Featured home: Waterfront colonial overlooks Sakonnet River

The Sea Meadows Farm neighborhood in Portsmouth is the setting for this spectacular waterfront colonial that overlooks the beautiful Sakonnet River Passage. Enjy magnificent East-facing views of …

Obituaries
Robert E. Carroll, 80, Westport

Robert Emmett Carroll, 80, of Westport, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. He was the husband of Nance M. (Lewis) Carroll. Mr. Carroll was born in Providence, son of the late Patrick A. …

Joan Fields Handy, 91, Portsmouth

Maria doCeu Amaral, 88, Bristol

JoAnn Teixeira, 59, Bristol

Marth Syles Nicholson Livingston, 94, Bristol

Linda Silva, 60, Warren

Sports
Portsmouth gymnasts beat W. Warwick, fall to Mt. Hope

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Patriots gymnastics team won one and lost one over the past week. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Mt. Hope High School squeaked by Portsmouth, 130.25 to 129.35, in a …

Mid-season for Mt. Hope High hoopsters approaches

Barrington High School wins Safe Sports award

East Providence girls' hoopsters up win streak to seven

Barrington girl named Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year

Opinion
Letter: Thank you, Barrington Fire Department

To the editor: On the evening of Jan. 1, having not celebrated the New Year, I had a nasty fall in my home. Within a very short amount of time, the Barrington Fire and Rescue Department had me on …

Letter: We should be suspicious of Republican promise

Letter: Join Good Night Lights to brighten kids’ spirits

Editorial: A light of hope

Letter: Increasing recycling surest way to save town money

Things to do
Rustic fruit tarts are pretty and a sweet treat in winter

Rustic, free-form tarts are a great tasting (and looking) dessert with the colorful fruit peeking out of the top. I make a peach/almond one in the summer. So, when I came across an apple/plum version …

OLMC kicks off year-long centennial celebration

Another Portsmouth Dog Park preview day set for Monday

Deepwater Wind supervisor to speak in Bristol

Prudence Island history is topic of lecture Jan. 12

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