Barrington throwers finish 1-2-3 at national meet

Barrington's Bobby Colantonio, Adam Kelly and Mike Alvernaz shared a special reunion on Friday at the USA Track and Field Junior Championships. The three locals finished first, second and …
Bristol Police: 'Suspicious' activity, loud partiers

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between June 13 and June 20:Monday, June 13Police assisted with an accident around noon at Narrows Road and Ursula Drive during which a …

Portsmouth neighbors vent over McCorrie Beach disputes

PORTSMOUTH — Neighborly love was often in short supply during a commuprnity meeting Thursday night regarding recent disputes at McCorrie Point Beach.

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Kazarian will seek third term from East Providence House District 63

EAST PROVIDENCE — Katherine S. Kazarian has announced her intention to run for re-election to represent the residents of District 63 in East Providence. She was first elected in …

E.P. Rec Department sponsors youth meals program

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Department of Recreation announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. This program is designed primarily to provide meals to …

Fourth of July Concert Series Schedule

The Fourth of July Concert Series resumes Friday night with Crushed Velvet is a hard-rockin' band that plays "all the music your parents told you not to listen to you." The band, which covers …

Warren man's hilarious Rhode Island video goes viral

A video on all that is great about Rhode Island has accumulated more than 130,000 online views since it was posted Friday morning by Warren resident Ben DeCastro.Mr. DeCastro, a volunteer Warren …

House Hunt: Open Houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend:Barrington 54 Clarke Road — Saturday, June 25, 1-3 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $850,000. Coleman Realtors, …

Bristol arrests: Domestic abuse, DUI, elderly assault

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week:Caley Nessar, 27, of 43 School House Road, Warren, was charged with driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical …

Riverside residents remain angered by revaluation process

EAST PROVIDENCE — For the third successive meeting, the East Providence City Council heard the reservations of residents from the waterfront section of Riverside critical of the most recent …

DUI suspect arrested for striking East Providence Police cruiser

NORTH SCITUATE — The Rhode Island State Police arrested a Rehoboth woman for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs-1st Offense and Driving Under the Influence of …
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Opinion
Letter: Leave empty recycling bins on the curb

To the editor, Recently, the night before trash day, I put my recycle bins and my garbage can out by the curb for the next day’s pickup. About mid-mining, the recycling truck came by and emptied …

Rhode Island has its own Phantom of the Opera

Letter: Tell state legislators to hit the highway

Letter: Barrington needs to provide public trash cans

Kenneth J. Marshal: Legacy of service

Police Report
Tiverton Police: Graffitti suspect nabbed

Tuesday, June 14 Jose Frias, 38, of 185 East Road, Apt. # 1504, Tiverton, was charged at 10:45 a.m. with domestic simple assault. Jillian Frias, 34, of 752 East Road, Tiverton, was charged at 10:58 a.m.with domestic vandalism, malicious injury to property.

Little Compton Police: Firewood heist solved

Tiverton man injures head crashing into road sign

Caretaker charged with assaulting elderly woman

Warren police logs: Two face DUI charges

Things to Do
Melissa Etheridge bringing her show to the South Coast

Grammy Award-winner Melissa Etheridge returns to the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, June 29, at 8 p.m. with her M.E. Solo tour. A limited run in an intimate setting, Melissa will play …

Fourth of July Concert Series Schedule

OLMC Feast planned on Bristol Town Common

Photos: Naval Academy ships sail into Bristol, open for tours

Atwater Donnelly CD party Saturday in Warren

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