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A great season for BMS field hockey teams

Barrington field hockey enjoyed a stellar fall season. While the high school field hockey team won the state championship, Barrington Middle School's field hockey program also celebrated some …
Longtime legislator entering race for Barrington Town Council
Barrington resident Joy Hearn announced Monday, Nov. 19, that she will run for the open seat on the Barrington Town Council.  A … Read More
A celebration of the small and profitable in Bristol
As small businesses across the country prepare for the holiday shopping frenzy this upcoming weekend, a number of local shops and … Read More
Barrington wildlife preserve opened for special walk
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal on Friday with a special invitation to stroll the Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve on Friday, Nov. 23, … Read More
Warren police arrest unruly bar patron
Monday, Nov. 12 A caller reported finding the … Read More
Changing of the guards for Portsmouth Town Council
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Town Council has both a new political majority and leader. Read More
Four Barrington houses to receive historic plaques
The Barrington Preservation Society will hold its annual historic house plaque program and lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 7 to 9 … Read More
Obituaries
Rose Nunes, 95, of Bristol Rose (Ventura) Nunes, 95, passed away peacefully in her home with grace on Nov. 19, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Manuel Nunes. Born on April 20, …
Eduarda Conceicao Amaral, 82, of Bristol Eduarda Conceicao (Botelho) Amaral, 82, of Bristol passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Nov. 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Fernando P. Amaral. Mrs. …
Sports
Eagles battle in state finals The Barrington High School girls volleyball team lost 3-2 to North Kingstown in the Division I state championship match on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 17, at Rhode Island College. Barrington dropped …
Portsmouth resident commits to play Division I softball PORTSMOUTH — As a star player on the Moses Brown varsity softball team, Portsmouth’s Emma Campbell has a flair for coming up big in the clutch.
Portsmouth Pop Warner cheerleaders qualify for nationals PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Pop Warner varsity cheerleading squad is headed to Orlando, Fla.
Coach: Eagles overcome pressure in semifinals Barrington High School girls volleyball coach Ron Enos said his team showed impressive mental toughness to battle back from a 2-1 deficit against LaSalle Academy in the Division I semifinals. The …
Opinion
Letter: In memory of George Leffingwell, who made this community better When we moved to Bristol in 2001, I asked our new neighbor Joe Scanlan a very important question: Where should I bring my 1994 Ford Escort wagon with well over 100,000 miles to be serviced? Joe told …
Letter: In response to 'Higher taxes next year are in the making' To the editor: I'm sorry you are displeased with the election results, Tom. I hope my service to our town does prove you wrong and changes your mind. I agree with you that different voices are …
Letter: In showing respect, sometimes reality intervenes To the editor: I don’t blame the Marine veteran in Little Compton. His letter [Nov. 15, p6] expressed dismay that our Commander-in-Chief, while in France to commemorate Armistice Day, had to …
Letter: In Westport, an attempt to find political middle ground To the editor: If there is one thing on which most Americans can agree it is that our country is now dangerously divided. We are a diverse people and have always enjoyed a wide range of political …

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