Growth reported at Portsmouth’s beach and campground

PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday night heard about improvements and ideas to boost revenue at two of its recreational jewels: Sandy Point Beach and Melville Campground. Tim Dunbar, …
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Powder Puff power

It was role reversal on the football field at Mt. Hope High School on Sunday, Oct, 19, as the girls took to the gridiron and the boys cheered from the sidelines in the annual Powder Puff Bowl. The …

‘Rhode Island Nine’ are memorialized in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Lt. Col. David Fallon said he didn’t realize the “full price that Rhode Island paid” on Oct. 23, 1983 until just recently, when he visited the Beirut …

They’re back ... Calf discovered in animal ‘hell hole’ - more may be coming

Less than three months after the mass exodus of nearly 1,400 animals from the 70-acre “hell-hole” off 465 American Legion Highway in Westport, one of the so-called farmers is back at it. After …

Two from Little Compton to join Heritage Hall of Fame

Two former Little Compton residents are among 14 prominent and recently deceased Rhode Islanders selected for membership in the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame. Chosen were: • Carlton C. …

Peaceful yoga pants protest parades past letter writer's house

Hundreds of people — old and young, male and female, and most wearing yoga pants — paraded down Robbins Drive and Knapton Street on Sunday afternoon. The march served as a peaceful …

Iconic Windmill House for sale for first time

The iconic Windmill House property in Little Compton is being offered for sale for the first time in its 130-year history. Set on 1.18 acres, the property overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and is …

Candidates gather in East Providence for 2016 election forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — There was some subtle though meaningful separation interspersed with points of agreement between the candidates who answered questions from those in attendance at the 2016 …

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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Letter: Serious questions for yoga pants paraders

To the editor: To the men and women who marched in protest to Alan Sorrentino's editorial regarding yoga pants, I ask you this... Have you ever seen a woman in a sari or a man in a turban and …

Letter: Shocked that Times published Mr. Sorrentino's letter

Letter: Newspaper did nothing wrong

Letter: Please, ladies, keep wearing yoga pants

Letter: Plenty of reasons to vote yes on middle school bond

Police Report
Bristol Police: Domestic assault, lobster thief, ’suspicious’ people

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 10 and Oct. 16: Monday Oct. 10 Officers issued a no trespass order to a man who was reportedly trespassing on private …

Portsmouth police, firefighters host open house on Sunday

'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

Things to Do
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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