E-waste collection at Portsmouth High on Saturday

If you’ve got a broken air conditioner or an old computer you’ve been itching to get rid of, you’ll have your chance this Saturday, Oct. 29 Indie Cycle, LLC will host an e-waste …
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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), …

Taxes, roads, schools, tourists: Bristol Council candidates debate key issues

About 150 people packed the Old State House chambers Tuesday night to hear nine Town Council candidates and two Town Administrator candidates state their cases for office. The nine council …

Portsmouth Town Council candidates talk about revenue

PORTSMOUTH — As part of our election coverage, the Portsmouth Times recently asked the 16 candidates for Town Council to answer three questions:  1. As a candidate for Town …

Guiteras evacuated after plumbing issue

Students were evacuated from Guiteras School Wednesday afternoon after a plumbing issue forced them to empty the building. The Bristol Warren Regional School District announced the evacuation on …

Warren voters have power to change town charter

Warren voters have much to decide when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8. This year, considerable real estate on the ballot is made up of local questions; many of them ask for voter approval …

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 …
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: Rep. Malik, you already lost this election

To the editor: What respect I had for Jan Malik vaporized when I read that he has launched a write-in campaign. His primary campaign pulled no punches. Warren was filled with Malik signs. …

Letter: Too many questions surround middle school bond

Letter: Sen. Coyne's priorities are in the right place

Letter: Mr. Grove will work to help all taxpayers

Letter: With school start time change, procrastination does not work

Police Report
Passenger charged with hitting driver in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police reports from over the past week. Tuesday, Oct. 18 Patrick O. Swistak, 33, of 21 Hunter Ave., Newport, was charged at …

Police trace death threats back to local teenagers

Warren police logs: Gorilla(?) in the streets

Chief: Support for new Portsmouth police station seems strong

Yoga pants letter writer says he has received death threats

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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