Local Rotary club partners with 2nd Story Theatre and area coalitions

The Warren Barrington Rotary Club and 2nd Story Theatre are partnering up for the benefit of the area’s substance abuse prevention coalitions. According to Ann Marie Roy, director of the …
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School committee candidates forum planned Nov. 3

The Bristol Phoenix is convening a moderated forum with the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee (BWRSC) candidates on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. All six Bristol-based candidates for the …

Soccer, volleyball, football teams host critical games

The Mt. Hope High School football, girls soccer and girls volleyball teams welcome in rivals this week as their seasons head toward a close and the games grow in importance. Football — The …

Barrington field hockey advances to semifinals

The Barrington High School field hockey team defeated Cumberland 2-0 in a Division I quarterfinal playoff game on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The Eagles and Clippers were knotted 0-0 at half-time, but …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 7 Zephyr Lane — $220,000 25 Fairway Drive — $427,500 Bristol 28 Andrews Court …

Warren 'Great Neighborhood' celebration is Friday

There’s a neighborhood celebration Friday and without any hyperbole, it should be great. Downtown Warren was recently named a “Great Neighborhood” by the American Planning Association, and …

Teixeira, Contente face off for Bristol Town Administrator

After a cordial beginning during which Antonio Teixeira presented Steven Contente with a 20-year service coin for his time as a Bristol Police officer, the candidates for Town Administrator got down …

Bristol man held after gunpoint rape

A Bristol man is being held at the ACI after allegedly raping a woman at gunpoint in Bristol last week. Raymond O. Correia, 33, of 418 Metacom Ave., Bristol, was charged with first degree sexual …

Work begins to protect Sapowet Marsh and beach from rising sea

A coalition has launched a defensive action to protect Sapowet Marsh against the impacts of climate change and rising seawater. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), …
Margaret Annette 'Judy' Schantz, 92, Barrington

Margaret Annette "Judy" Schantz, 92, died on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. The daughter of Colonel Richard Booth and Mary Dorothy Pierce-Hughes, Judy was born in Rhyl, Wales on Oct. 9, 1924. She was the …

Joseph Moretti, 93, Barrington

Beverly J. Malin, 87, Barrington

Joan L. Best Cole, of Barrington

Joan B. Cain, 79, Barrington

Dennis Scott Warren, 61, of Tiverton

Gary G. Sylvia, 59, Warren

Florence Allen, 86, Bristol

Ward L. Sears, 75, Bristol

Albert Laroche, 88, Bristol

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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.

Letter: Help downtown Bristol stay in Bloom

Bristol Blooms is kicking off our annual fall fundraising campaign to raise the money necessary for 2017. It is imperative that we receive the funds now in order to plan ahead with our growers and …

Letter: DEM was right to deny hotel plan

Reversing another curse

Halloween's fun for kids of all ages

The U.S. is no longer 'us'

Police Report
Barrington police stop wrong-way driver on Wampanoag Trail

Barrington police responded to a possible DUI incident at 11:40 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23. An officer spotted a car driving south in the northbound lane of the Wampanoag Trail. The officer was able …

Passenger charged with hitting driver in Portsmouth

Police trace death threats back to local teenagers

Warren police logs: Gorilla(?) in the streets

Chief: Support for new Portsmouth police station seems strong

Things to Do
Halloween parade in Portsmouth on Monday

PORTSMOUTH — Common Fence Point will host its fourth annual Halloween celebration from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. The family-friendly event is free, and everyone in Portsmouth is …

Combat chilly weather with this colorful tomato/egg dish

Portsmouth police, firefighters host open house on Sunday

First Warren washes, then Warren Walkabout

East Bay Restaurant Week is Nov. 11-20

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