Personal trainer pumps up KMS students

Dozens of Kickemuit Middle School students spent Monday afternoon stretching their quads, getting their hearts pumping and breaking a sweat as the school launched its first-ever, day-of-organized, …

Young Portsmouth bookworm helps students in Louisiana

PORTSMOUTH — The thought of children going without books just doesn’t sit well with Amelia Riveire. So when the third-grader at St. Philomena School learned that a school in …
Letter: Important lessons learned on the council

To the editor: As the new town council takes office on Dec. 5, permit me the opportunity to wish them well as some of them continue, and some of them begin, their service to the Town of …

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Barrington native earns basketball honor

Priscilla Dunphy of Barrington was named the "Female Student-Athlete of the Week" for the week ending Nov. 27 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. A member of the basketball team, Priscilla dropped …

Bake sale benefits Portsmouth Veterans Honor Roll Project

PORTSMOUTH — Here’s a roundup of some local news pertaining to veterans: • The Portsmouth Veterans Honor Roll Committee will hold a bake sale from noon to 4 p.m. on …

Desrosiers grants address stray cats, missing signs and more

WESTPORT — The Westport Citizens Betterment Committee announces that the following four grants were awarded for the Year 2016\: • Animal Control Officer Donna Lambert : A $1,000 grant was …

Woman with local ties survives deadly Ghost Ship fire

The daughter of a Warren Town Council member survived the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., Friday night, but sadly lost a friend in the blaze that so far has claimed 36 lives.Georgia …

Bristol officials preach teamwork at swearing-in

With repeated messages of teamwork and cooperation, Bristol’s newly elected public officials took the oath of office Monday night during the 23rd inauguration of town leaders. New Town …
Featured Home: Portsmouth's Hunter Longfellow House hits market

A coupling of historic details and modern conveniences are in store at this colonial style home in the Black Point neighborhood of Portsmouth — just off Indian Avenue and a stone's throw from …

George R. Sardinha, 80, Bristol

George R. Sardinha, 80, passed away on Nov. 30 at Home Hospice & Palliative Care of RI. He was the husband of the late Helene (Turner) Sardinha.  Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late …

Erik Bense Jr., 70, Bristol

Mildred Wildes LiVecchi, 93, Little Compton

Adelina M. DeSano, 91, of Barrington

Wayne Cooper, 68, Little Compton

Robert B. Wolter, 85, Little Compton

Barrington student-athletes learn more about leading

This fall, some of Barrington High School’s top student-athletes took part in a leadership program hosted through the collaborative efforts of Dena Davis, the Bayside YMCA and Andrew DiOrio, of …

Mt. Hope Alumni Games support school athletics

Portsmouth pounds Central to win Division I Super Bowl

Barrington news briefs: A brush fire breaks out behind DPW

New Barrington hockey coach Croke reflects on time at East Providence

Letter: Barrington needs you to 'find your four'

To the editor: Barrington is on its way to becoming a “Rhode Island Energy Champion” and we need your help! Earlier this year the Barrington Town Council passed a resolution …

Commentary: East Providence council can find common ground

Community support allows Bristol to Bloom

Commentary: East Providence councilman-elect Faria questions transparency

Just say no to fake news

Things to do
Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

One of my favorite comfort foods this time of year is a braised dish of beef, lamb or veal shanks. They make the house smell great and are delicious with the gravy spooned over mashed potatoes. Plus, …

Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park a year-round oasis

The halls are decked at Linden Place

A great day to tag a tree

Barrington's tree lighting is today, event starts at 2

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