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Pacheco seeks seat on Westport School Committee

My name is Melissa Pacheco and I am running for school committee in Westport. I am a lifelong Westport resident who graduated from Westport High School. My mom was a Middle School cafeteria worker …
Town manager explains proposed pay raises
The proposed municipal budget for Barrington includes salary increases for union and non-union positions.  The proposed salary … Read More
New positions, pay raises included in Barrington budget
Barrington's proposed municipal budget is calling for a 3.9 percent or $648,016 increase. If the increase is approved, the … Read More
Fire damages Trafford Restaurant in Warren
Trafford's restaurant on Water Street is closed temporarily after a roof fire early Thursday afternoon. Warren Fire Chief James … Read More
Home sales — 'volume down, value up' in Barrington
Two dozen homes in Barrington sold for more than $1 million last year. According to Barrington Tax Assessor Michael Minardi, the … Read More
Longtime sportswriter inducted into Hall of Fame
Longtime East Bay sportswriter/photographer Manny Correira was honored at Sunday's Words Unlimited Awards Banquet at the Cranston … Read More
Ursini accuses Bristol of unlawful termination and defamation
The director of the Benjamin Church Senior Center has filed a claim against the Town of Bristol alleging unlawful termination, … Read More
Obituaries
Dolores N. McGreavy, 97, Tiverton Dolores N. "Dede" (Falvey) McGreavy, 97, of Tiverton, passed away peacefully at St. Anne's Hospital on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. She was the wife of the late John A. McGreavy. Born in Fall River, …
Anna Maria Silva, 79, of Bristol Anna Maria (Resendes) Silva, 79, of St. Elizabeth Street passed away on March 12, 2019, at Warred Skilled Nursing. She was the wife of David Juvenico Silva. Born in Lomba do Loucao, Povoacao, …
Adeline Elizabeth Riccio Adeline Elizabeth (Zarrella) Riccio, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., passed away on March 9, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph G. A. Riccio (Sr.). She leaves two sons, J. Arthur Riccio and his wife, …
John F. Cox, 69, Westport John F. "Jack" Cox, 69, of Westport, unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy L. (Cambra) Cox. Mr. Cox was born in Brighton, …
Sports
Portsmouth High runners crowned All-Americans PORTSMOUTH — Four members of the Portsmouth High School girls’ indoor track team earned High School All-American honors by placing fourth in the 4x800 relay at the 2019 New Balance …
Warren Athletic Hall of Fame announces 2019 inductees The Warren Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced its inductees for 2019. They will be honored at a banquet Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Venus de Milo, Swansea, MA. For tickets call Martha …
Gallery: East Providence High School cheerleading The East Providence High School squad competed at the 2019 RIIL State Competitive Cheerleading competition held Saturday, March 9, at Johnson & Wales University in Providence. East Providence …
Tigers triumph at cheerleading states again The state champion Tiverton cheerleaders pose for a team photo after their Rhode Island Small Division victory Saturday. Front row from left are Juliana Manousos, Mackenzie Galhardo, Charline Silva, …
Opinion
Letter: On Legion’s 100th, time to honor Westport veterans To the editor: The American Legion turns 100 years old this March. Westport American Legion Post #145 will be celebrating their Centennial in July. On March 15, 1919, a group of American …
Legislative leaders deserve the praise It is a rare occasion when I praise the RI Speaker of the House and Senate President. Praise is due, however, for their recent actions. Here are the reasons why:House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello-The …
Thanks to everyone for making Bodacious Bee a success On behalf of the Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF), we would like to express our sincere gratitude for the support and generosity of the community. The 11th annual Bodacious Bee was a great …
Letter: Town tax rate comparison is hardly helpful for Tiverton To the editor: At a recent special Tiverton Town Council meeting, there was a position taken by the Town Council president that obtaining a property tax rate in the lower half of the nine …

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