Bristol Police: Crying child, egged car, suspicious man, and more

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 12 and Sept. 17: Monday, Sept. 12 A resident complained of a neighbor leaving an old refrigerator outside with the …
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Holland to get hoist to Crow’s Nest at Fisherman’s Ball

The Sakonnet community will mark the end of the summer season by celebrating the time-honored Fisherman’s Ball on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Sakonnet Point Club from 6 to 10 p.m. The event, which is …

Where is the cheapest gas in East Bay?

Gas prices in Rhode Island are unchanged this week, averaging $2.18 a gallon across the state for the second straight week, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.18 price is three cents below the …

House Hunt: Open houses scheduled around East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns across the East Bay Barrington 344 Sowams Road — Sunday, Sept. 25 1-3 p.m. Ranch, 3, 1, $369,000. Coldwell Banker, Maria …

Coffee, baked goods and more at Black Pear in Barrington

A black pear is an exotic and rare fruit, and became the inspiration for the name of a new farm-to-table restaurant in Barrington. Black Pear, located next to East Bay Oyster Bar (formerly …

Bristol arrests: Domestic assault, multiple house party charges

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests: Karen M. Chiaro, 63, of Roma Street in Bristol, was charged with domestic assault on Sept. 12. Kaitlin M. Martel, 24, of Hopeworth …

Bristol hotel proposal mired in 'regulatory morass'

Plans for a long-envisioned hotel on Gooding Avenue are still in the works, but there is no timetable for the project after the state Department of Environmental Management sent developers back to …

Mt. Hope soccer struggles early

The Mt. Hope boys soccer team fell to 0-1-4 after another tie at Lincoln High School Tuesday, 1-1, their fourth draw of the season. Last Thursday, the Huskies played Hope High School to a 2-2 …

Mt. Hope sports briefs: Volleyball, tennis

Huskies volleyball stays undefeated The Huskies volleyball team stayed undefeated in their division with a 3-0 win over  East Greenwich Tuesday.  The Husky offense …
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Back to School 2016

A LIFE focus section with all the information you need to know before your child goes back to school.

Opinion
Letter: Power shift needed on Barrington council

To the editor: On Nov. 8, Barrington voters’ choices for town council will have a major impact on the future of our town. I urge all voters to pay close attention to the Candidates records …

Letter: Alliance helps give peace a chance

Letter: Auction, reception help ‘protect and improve’ the bay

Letter: Source of climate change in doubt

Speak-Out: 'Hoodlums' of Bristol, carpetbagging teachers

Police Report
Barrington police: Do you know this dog?

Barrington police are trying to reunite a dog found running loose in Swansea, Mass. with a its rightful owner.  A man called the police on Tuesday, Sept. 13, after he found the dog wandering …

Motorist calls police on alleged DOT litterbug

Portsmouth Police respond 3 times to group home in same day

Police, residents unite to locate missing 5-year-old

Warren police logs: Dog takes skateboarder for a ride

Things to Do
Reaping the harvest as quickly as possible

These days, I feel as if I’m living on borrowed time. I pulled carrots and onions and am using the Swiss chard as quickly as I can. When the forecast for a recent Thursday night was 48 degrees, …

Fusion Fest coming to Warren's Burr's Hill

Bristol community cemetery: ‘A place of convergence’

Rally aims to encourage, celebrate addiction recovery

Warren church supper truly a family affair

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