Warren plans Memorial Day observances

Warren will recognize Memorial Day this Sunday and Monday with a full slate of ceremonies. They include:Sunday, May 29Veterans and dignitaries will meet at 9 a.m. at the Vietnam Memorial, corner of …
Barrington science teams compete at nationals

Students from Barrington High School and Middle School recently returned from the Science Olympiad Nationals in Wisconsin, where they celebrated a number of strong performances. The local high …

James gets life for Portsmouth RIPTA bus murder

PORTSMOUTH — Christopher James, 49, received a life sentence today for the Feb. 27, 2013 murder of his ex-wife, 46-year-old Terry Chiodo of Portsmouth.

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Little Compton: Memorial Day Commons parade

Little Compton groups will parade twice around The Commons on Monday, Memorial Day. The parade forms at 9:30 a.m. at Veterans Field, 8 Meetinghouse Lane, and steps off at 10 a.m. All public …

Portsmouth VFW hosts Memorial Day ceremony Monday

PORTSMOUTH — It’s time once again to honor those soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. VFW Alvaro E. Vieira Post 5390 will observe Memorial Day with a ceremony scheduled for …

4th of July Royalty to be Crowned Saturday

The annual Miss/Little Miss Fourth of July Pageant is on Saturday, May 28, at 7 p.m. at the Mt. Hope High School Performing Arts Center on Chestnut Street. The mistress of ceremonies for the event …

Community help needed to feed East Bay

Serving as many as 1,500 families fresh fruits and vegetables locally sourced and brought to market in an environmentally sensitive way takes more than the employees at the East Bay Food Pantry can …

Tiverton’s Dupont shines in college hammer throw

Tresley Dupont of Tiverton capped a phenomenal collegiate season and career with an 8th place finish at the NCAA Division II hammer throw National Championships held Thursday in Bradenton, …

Barrington Memorial Day events to include Blue Star marker dedication

There will be a parade. There will be Memorial Day services. And there will be a special dedication of a Blue Star Memorial Marker at Police Cove Park. This year, the Memorial Day events in …

A hero’s favorite place: THS grad George Heath loved Tiverton’s shore

George Heath, who died trying to save others from a stabbing rampage at the Silver City Galleria mall last week, graduated from Tiverton High School in 1977 and still returned to his home town and …

Westport to offer Memorial Day salute Monday

Westport veterans invite all to join them to honor and remember those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces this Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Town Veterans Agent Bradford Fish …
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Violet: Yakety yak! Will you just get on with it?

What is apparent to everyone except certain members of the legislature are the following matters: General Assembly grants have to go the way of the dodo bird. Without question they are used to keep …

‘Satisfying’ political career coming to end

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Letter: A united front addressing autism

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Bristol arrests: Shoplifting, DUI, Domestic, and More

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week:Justin M. Finardi, 25, of Harrison Street, was charged with domestic vandalism and domestic disorderly conduct on May 17.Gregory C. …

'Click it or Ticket' campaign kicks off in East Providence

Portsmouth’s Hathaway School receives bomb threat

Warren police logs: Man charged with burglary at daughter's home

Bristol’s gun policy does not violate 2nd amendment

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Memorial Day ceremonies to ‘pay homage’ to fallen vets

Bristol will once again pay tribute to the sacrifice of the nation’s veterans and residents are invited to “demonstrate your patriotism, freedom, devotion and allegiance” during the town’s …

'Oh, what a beautiful play!' at Trinity

Westport Touch-a-Truck returns but to new location

‘Traditional arts’ on display at Fiber Fest

Exhibit tells the story of Warren's Touisset

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