Condom theft, Local legend dies, Car vs. ocean, and more

A Bristol legend passes away, a car goes for a dip, a group of local students head to the world championships, and some randy teens are caught stealing their needed prophylactics. These are just some …

Neighbor upset over Warren compost operation

A Birch Swamp Road man who doesn’t want a regional composting operation near his home has asked the Warren Town Council to bar the importation of food waste from outside Warren. In December, …
Opinion
Letter: Selective budget stats undermine town, schools

To the editor: Oh, the outrage! Mr. Caron (one of the "Katzenjammer kids?”) in his recent letter purports to speak for the budget committee. No doubt some members would demur.  His use of …

Latest News

Crowd visits Tiverton casino site in woods

[Updated] TIVERTON — An official site visit by the Tiverton Planning Board to the future Twin River Casino location in north Tiverton Saturday afternoon drew a crowd of 66 town officials and members of the public, that descended into the woods over a stone and gravel construction road to see what was there.

Tiverton ends contract with town planner

TIVERTON — Marc Rousseau, who has served as town planner since February 2015, is leaving town service effective April 28. The Town Council, following an executive session on April 12, …

Remains of missing East Providence man found in North Attleboro

NORTH ATTLEBORO, MASS. — The human remains found in a wooded area in the town earlier this month have officially been identified as those of an East Providence man reported missing for well over a …

Bristol Police: Playground vandalism, runaway car, party at the bridge

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between April 10 and April 16: Monday, April 10 A truck was broken into on Metacom Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Nothing was reported …

Westport Vineyard unveils Summer Music Series lineup

Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery has announced its Sunset Music Series lineup for 2017.  “We have an amazing and diverse line-up of talent this season,” a vineyard spokesman said. For …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington           38 Old River Road — Sunday, April …

Obituaries
Elizabeth A. Thompson, 90, Little Compton

Elizabeth A. (Esau) Thompson, “Betty,” age 90, of Little Compton, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2017. She was the wife of the late Richard M. Thompson. Born in Milton, Massachusetts, she was a …

Edmond Burke Nugent, 89, formerly of Barrington

Janice Rae Gundersen, 87, formerly of Barrington

Emily Fortin, 91, Bristol

Anne M. Durkin, 89, of Barrington

Armand Trepanier, 89, Westport

Sports
Tigers best Durfee 8-2 in home opener

Tiverton earned its first win of the young baseball season by an 8-2 score over Durfee High School in a non-league game at Tiverton Friday afternoon. Mason Farias had two hits and drove in four of …

Gallery: East Providence High School girls' lacrosse

Barrington native named All-American in gymnastics

Gallery: East Providence High School boys' tennis

Gallery: East Providence High School softball

Opinion
Letter: Read the fine print before buying home in this Tiverton neighborhood

To the editor: I live in an over-55 gated community. When you drive through the gate, you see a nice club house and well kept gardens. The  club house houses a well kept and large swimming pool …

Speak-Out: Illegal immigrants, patriotic plates, cocaine in the bathroom

General treasurer has innovative plans

Around the bases again in Pawtucket

Letter: Barrington resident and Times need to check facts

Things to do
An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

This is such an easy, yet elegant dish. But, it needs a flavorful mushroom. Don’t use white, button mushrooms as they are too bland. I found cremini, shiitake or baby bellas (or once a mix of …

Easter egg, scavenger hunt this weekend at Mount Hope Farm

Orchard to be planted next to Tiverton Library

Stars and full moon on view with local amateur astronomer

KMS to stage ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’

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