Water Street infrastructure work planned; public meeting Thursday

Water Street residents and others living in North Warren will see some major changes this year as Warren begins its long-awaited streetscape and infrastructure project. Town officials say there …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent weeks in towns around East Bay: Barrington 1 Gregory Court — $470,000 78 Massasoit Ave. — $214,000 33 Priscilla Drive — …
Opinion
Letter: Mooring fee increase a detriment to non-profit sailing schools

To the editor: Recently, the Bristol Town Council and the Bristol Harbormaster have taken action to reverse 30 years of support for the non-profit sailing schools that operate in Bristol …

Latest News

Love at first bite

Minnie Luong has her own commercial kitchen, two part time staffers, and dozens of orders to fill each week for her popular kimchi brand, Chi Kitchen. But she still makes time to prop up a folding …

Little Compton Police: Concert sign stickers investigated

Monday, Feb. 13 Police officers discovered several state and town traffic signs that had been defaced with bumper stickers voicing opposition to Alex and Ani vineyard concerts . Police are …

Crops to casino: Family sells former Tiverton farmland to Twin River

TIVERTON — Les Cory and family had been trying to sell their 40-plus acres in northeast Tiverton for years, so it was welcome news when a serious buyer approached. “It was completely out of …

Warren man arrested for having sex with minor

A Warren man is facing multiple charges after allegedly having sex with an underage Bristol girl. Zachery Primiano, 19, of 14 Birch Swamp Road, Warren, was charged with four counts of third …

East Providence council denies Kirby reappointment

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting Tuesday night, Feb. 21, the East Providence City Council seemingly penned its final chapter in a long-simmering drama while at the same time the body kept the book …
Business
Where is the cheapest gas in East Bay?

Gas prices in Rhode Island rose by 1 cent this week, averaging $2.24 a gallon across the state, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.24 price is four cents below the national average for regular …

Obituaries
C. Gene Davis, 74, formerly of Bristol

C. Gene “Hot Road” Davis, 74, of Warren, passed away on Feb. 19, 2017 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Center. He was the husband of Barbara (Cameron) Davis.   Born in …

Eudora Ann Gustafson, 66, Bristol

Rosa Perry, 93, Bristol

Joseph F. Bruno, 85, Bristol

Martha Cabral, 77, Bristol

George J. Sniezek Jr, 65, Tiverton

Sports
New Barrington Hall of Fame class announced

Barrington High School and the Barrington Booster Club announce that tickets are now on sale for an awards dinner to honor the sixth class of the Barrington High School Athletic Hall of Fame. …

Portsmouth girls take 2nd in state indoor track, Merrill shines

Mt. Hope gymnasts win Division II State Championship

Portsmouth boys cruise to 76-48 win on senior night

East Providence boys and girls triumph in hoops doubleheader

Opinion
Are school grades de-grading?

There is a movement afoot to eliminate grades for students, particularly in the middle schools. The argument goes as follows:Giving grades cause stress for some students. Students particularly in the …

5 estate planning tips for the non-traditional family (which probably means yours)

Editorial: Burrs Hill repatriation a long time coming

Letter: Jacob's Point is for the birds — Purple Martins, that is

Letter: Current wastewater funding scheme unfair to all of Warren

Things to do
Bristol Theatre Company set to make a splash with latest production

"I have to admit, the timing is good," said director Christopher Crider about the Bristol Theatre Company's upcoming production of Urinetown, a satirical send-up of municipal politics, bureaucratic …

Maple sugaring to return to Coggeshall Farm

In Westport, sweet sounds from under the sea

Oar art — Oars replace buoys in artists’ Watershed effort

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

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