Toy drive aims to help ‘kids that won’t see Santa’

Lessons learned in confirmation class to help others has for two local students turned into an annual campaign to help less fortunate kids have a better Christmas. The St. Nicholas toy drive is …

Judge: Zoners may not hear neighbors' Stone House, vineyard appeals

LITTLE COMPTON — A Newport Superior Court judge agrees with the operators of Little Compton’s Stone House and Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard that the town’s Zoning Board has no business hearing …
Opinion
Letter: Important lessons learned on the council

To the editor: As the new town council takes office on Dec. 5, permit me the opportunity to wish them well as some of them continue, and some of them begin, their service to the Town of …

Latest News

Christmas concert is this Friday night in Barrington

The Barrington High School Jazz Ensemble will present a Christmas Jazz concert on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the sanctuary of the Barrington Congregational Church, …

BHS grad is first team all-conference soccer selection

Colby-Sawyer junior Denali Sexton, of Barrington, has been named to the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Men’s Soccer First Team.  Earlier this …

UPDATE: Five injured in WaterRower explosion

Five people were injured just before noon Wednesday when an industrial paint-curing oven exploded at the WaterRower complex at 470 Metacom Ave. Two employees suffering from smoke inhalation and …

Barrington soccer teams capture championships

Barrington's U12 Juventus team won the Classic Gold Rhode Island Superliga title this season, finishing with a 7-0-1 record. The team includes Finn Myatt, Xavier Gracas, Sean Bonneau, Michael …

East Bay girls' hockey team tops South County

The East Bay Co-op girls' ice hockey team improved to 1-1 after skating to a 4-2 win over South County on Saturday, Dec. 3. Carissa Rego has led the Eagles in scoring so far — she scored her …
Business
Featured Home: Portsmouth's Hunter Longfellow House hits market

A coupling of historic details and modern conveniences are in store at this colonial style home in the Black Point neighborhood of Portsmouth — just off Indian Avenue and a stone's throw from …

Obituaries
George R. Sardinha, 80, Bristol

George R. Sardinha, 80, passed away on Nov. 30 at Home Hospice & Palliative Care of RI. He was the husband of the late Helene (Turner) Sardinha.  Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late …

Erik Bense Jr., 70, Bristol

Mildred Wildes LiVecchi, 93, Little Compton

Adelina M. DeSano, 91, of Barrington

Wayne Cooper, 68, Little Compton

Robert B. Wolter, 85, Little Compton

Sports
'Eagle Speed' running program meets on Sundays

Students in grades 4 through 8 are invited to participate in the "Eagle Speed in the Winter" running program. The program runs every Sunday morning — runners meet with Coaches Larson Gunness …

Barrington native earns basketball honor

Barrington student-athletes learn more about leading

Mt. Hope Alumni Games support school athletics

Portsmouth pounds Central to win Division I Super Bowl

Opinion
Letter: Barrington needs you to 'find your four'

To the editor: Barrington is on its way to becoming a “Rhode Island Energy Champion” and we need your help! Earlier this year the Barrington Town Council passed a resolution …

Commentary: East Providence council can find common ground

Community support allows Bristol to Bloom

Commentary: East Providence councilman-elect Faria questions transparency

Just say no to fake news

Things to do
Bake sale benefits Portsmouth Veterans Honor Roll Project

PORTSMOUTH — Here’s a roundup of some local news pertaining to veterans: • The Portsmouth Veterans Honor Roll Committee will hold a bake sale from noon to 4 p.m. on …

Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park a year-round oasis

The halls are decked at Linden Place

A great day to tag a tree

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