Hometown talent plays concert at Barrington Beach

As her website describes conclusively, “Becky Chace believes in the power of music.” That statement was never more in evidence than it was this past Sunday night at the Barrington Town …
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Rare war horses trot into Bristol next weekend

Rare war horses that now dazzle audiences all over the world will be coming to Bristol as a part of their annual summer tour. The Royal Lipizzan Stallions of Austria are a rare breed of horse …

Barrington neighbors at odds over security cameras

A house is being built on the edge of Hundred Acre Cove in Barrington, and police said some neighbors have been mired in an ongoing dispute with the people building the house.  Most recently, …

Barrington Fire Department lands $532,000 grant

Before Barrington residents voted on whether to fund four additional firefighter positions, work was already underway to off-set the salaries and benefits for the increased manpower. Barrington …

Bridge run gives racers chance to cross historic Mt. Hope Bridge

Despite a ban on pedestrians on the Mt. Hope Bridge, local residents and visitors routinely trudge up to the top of the bridge to take in the breath-taking view, only to be escorted off by the police …

Young Picassos create masterpieces in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — The Common Fence Point Improvement Association (CFPIA) wants its community hall to be a local hub for the arts going forward, and it certainly looked like one last week. In …
Business
Is Portsmouth's Island Park trending upward?

PORTSMOUTH — Island Park is in Mike Macfarlane’s blood. His grandparents met at the old dance hall at Cashman’s Amusement Park before the 1938 Hurricane blew it all …

Obituaries
Robert L. Thornsbury, 82, Tiverton

Robert L. Thornsbury, 82, of Tiverton, died Monday, July 24, 2017, at the Grand Islander Center in Middletown, RI.  He was the husband of the late Constance (Wilbur) Thornsbury. Born in Litwar, …

Gisela Waltraud Ryan, MD, 85, formerly of Barrington

Walter E. Cotter, 104, of Barrington

Doris L. Vincent, 89, Topsham, Maine

Clare Burke Reñasco, 88, Little Compton

Jane B. Jovin, Bristol

Sports
South Kingstown sends Riverside home from state All-Star tourney

JOHNSTON — Riverside's first-ever venture to the 11-12 Major Baseball Division State All-Star Tournament, unfortunately, was a brief one as the locals suffered their second one-sided loss in as many days …

Riverside Stars fall in Major Baseball state tourney opener

Barrington All Stars open state tourney with win

City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

Pickleball among fastest growing games in Bristol, country

Opinion
Letter: Little Compton Summer Art Show — arts are alive and well here

To the editor, On behalf of the Little Compton Summer Art Show Committee, we want to thank the participating artists, patrons, musicians, and volunteers who made the juried show a resounding …

Letter: Doctor gives back to community with free clinic

Letter: Good samaritans come to aid of fallen woman

Letter: In memory of Richard V. Simpson, a town treasure

Letter: School cuts might still be coming to Barrington

Things to do
A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

I’ve spent the last month using and seeking out recipes that don’t require the use of the oven. I’m not a huge griller, so the top of the stove is my preference when the …

Register now for Aug. 20 Common Fence Point road race

Firefighters will douse each other, not flames

Eastern Rhode Island 4-H Fair this weekend in Portsmouth

St. Anthony’s Feast kicks off tonight in Portsmouth

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