Featured Home: Period charm with river views

Relish in the grandeur from centuries gone by in this 1750s historic colonial. The house is the original plantation home of Nathaniel Briggs. Located in one of Tiverton's finest Sakonnet …

Barrington Middle School teams set sights on state titles

Another season of Barrington Middle School basketball, for both the boys’ and girls’ teams, is underway, and like last year, each squad has high hopes of winning a state …
Opinion
Column: 'Roast beef, medium'

Though she died almost a half a century ago, Edna Ferber (1885-1968) remains a well-respected American novelist, short story writer, and playwright. Her 1924 novel, “So Big,” won the …

Latest News

Bristol Police: Flying couch, suspicious people, bird in a tree

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Nov. 28 and Dec. 4: Monday, Nov. 28 Police responded to an accident on Franklin Street that involved a car hitting a …

Barrington 'role models' retire from service

Emotions ran high at Thursday night's school committee meeting, as school officials bid farewell to two long-serving committee members. Bob Shea and Patrick Guida smiled and sometimes swelled with …

Acoaxet Chapel’s new ramp an accessible and architectural gem

One thing separates the handicapped accessible ramp at Acoaxet Chapel from most others out there. It looks nothing like a handicapped ramp. From out front, even from up close, the 175-year-old …

Tiverton gardeners adopt an island

This fall, the Tiverton Garden Club landscaped the traffic island at Exit 5 off Route 24 in Tiverton to enhance the primary entry to town. It had previously been a neglected weed patch. This project …

Police release chilling details of pastor's murder-suicide

Former First Congregational Church Pastor Daniel Randall checked himself out of rehab Thursday morning, bought a shotgun and drove to his home in Maine, where he shot his daughter before killing …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses planned this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 0 Craig Drive — Sunday, Dec. 11, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Colonial, 4, 4, $695,000. Residential …

Obituaries
Thomas E. Deschene, 65, Adamsville

Thomas E. Deschene, 65, of Adamsville, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after an illness.  Thomas was the son of the late Everett and Dora (Poole) Deschene.  …

Irene D. Howard, 94, Warren

Norma A. Messinger, Riverside

George R. Sardinha, 80, Bristol

Erik Bense Jr., 70, Bristol

Mildred Wildes LiVecchi, 93, Little Compton

Sports
Gallery: East Providence girls' basketball

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' basketball team hosted neighbor Bay View in its annual non-league Injury Fund game Friday night, Dec. 9.

East Providence edges Tiverton in overtime in boys' hoops

Barrington football players to be honored

'Eagle Speed' running program meets on Sundays

BHS grad is first team all-conference soccer selection

Opinion
How does the medicaid look-back period work?

One area that causes a lot of confusion with regard to Medicaid is the look-back period. Medicaid, unlike Medicare, is a means-based program, which means that you are only eligible for it if you have …

Treasurer Magaziner is getting it done

Holidays and autism…how quickly I forget!

It’s not easy to field a whole new team

Editorial: Residents won't be able to drive through

Things to do
Portsmouth's Glen Manor hosts free open house on Sunday

PORTSMOUTH — Come celebrate the holiday season at the annual Christmas Open House at Glen Manor House this Sunday, Dec. 11 Featuring extraordinary decorations and Yuletide cheer, the …

Museum to publish long-awaited whaling journal this week

Newport skating center to open Friday

Island Park history topic of illustrated lecture Dec. 15

Christmas concert is this Friday night in Barrington

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