Yoga pants letter writer says he has received death threats

The man who wrote a highly criticized letter to the editor in the Barrington Times regarding yoga pants, said he has been receiving death threats. Alan Sorrentino's letter "Please, women, put away …
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Westport's Schmid honored for clean water work

State Representative Paul Schmid (D-Westport) has been recognized for his support of efforts to expand Silent Spring Institute’s research of unregulated chemicals of concern in public and private …

Watershed calendar celebrates Westport’s beauty

The Westport River Watershed Alliance’s new 2017 photo calendar is now available now featuring local tide graphs and photos of Westport scenes. This year’s photos are the winners chosen from over …

House Hunt: Open houses around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Seaview Drive — Saturday, Oct. 22, 1-3 …

Westport/Dartmouth Spooky Walk cancelled

This announcement just in from the Westport Land Conservation Trust .... I regret to inform you that due to the high likelihood of heavy rain and thunderstorms this evening, we have opted to …

Barrington board allows dog walking in cemeteries

The Barrington Cemetery Commission recently made the decision to allow dog walking on local cemeteries, but officials might be second-guessing that move. Shortly after allowing dog walkers onto …

East Bay Chamber honors three entrepreneurs

Three of the East Bay’s most successful entrepreneurs were honored Thursday night when the East Bay Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards Dinner at the Ramada Banquet and Conference Center …

Legislator hopefuls square off in Warren forum

Candidates for Warren’s three General Assembly seats squared off in their first public forum, held last Thursday, Oct. 12 at Warren Town Hall. Candidates answered questions posed by …

Electricity returns to Pomham Rocks Lighthouse in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The "light" should soon once again shine brightly from the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, the historic structure located off shore in Riverside....
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Letter: Plenty of reasons to vote yes on middle school bond

To the editor: When my wife Trisha and I moved to Barrington 37 years ago, we came because of the reputation of the town and the school system.  In that time, the schools, and especially …

Letter: The price is not right with middle school bond

Can promissory notes be used in Medicaid planning?

Vote approve on Question 2: Ethics

Letter: Free speech, and free to wear what you want

Police Report
Portsmouth police, firefighters host open house on Sunday

The fire and police departments will be hosting a joint open house at their respective stations from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23. Families and friends are invited to attend and meet local …

'Hillary Clinton' and 'Roger Goodell' gravestones go missing

Driver charged with DWI after car flips over in Portsmouth

Warren police logs: Suspicious clown shows up in backyard

Bristol Police: 'Suspicious' men, campaign theft, more clown hysteria

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First Warren washes, then Warren Walkabout

David Podsnap was up to his neck in chores Monday. With a store (Podsnappery/Galactic Theatre) to run, a new album to finish recording and appointments to make, he was full out. But Warren Walkabout …

East Bay Restaurant Week is Nov. 11-20

Put more fiber in your diet — use white whole wheat flour

'Beowulf' rocks the house at Trinity

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