Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 68 Bowden Ave. — $345,000 260 Maple Ave. — $383,800 56 Elm Lane — …

East Providence Police institute lateral hiring program

EAST PROVIDENCE — The police department here will soon utilize an employment program generally used in other municipalities locally and nationally to ease manpower deficiencies. At the Tuesday, …
Opinion
Letter: Council’s mooring fee increase is counterproductive

To the editor, I was surprised and disappointed at the recent action by the Town Council to raise the mooring fees for the non-profit sailing schools in town. I regard the schools as one of …

Latest News

Prominent historic architect invites you to lunch

Learn about one of the most prominent local architects who designed some of the most prominent historical buildings in the area. The Bristol Historical and Preservation Society will host a brown …

After a decade on the move, swimming school makes a home in East Providence

"I doubt there's another swim school that's had more locations," says Susan Pascale-Frechette about Pods Swimming. We have basically been operating — and growing — out of a car for …

Belltower was warned of roof weakness

The owners and management company of Belltower Plaza knew as long ago as July 2015 that the roof was compromised and did little about it before part of it collapsed during a snowstorm last week, …

Little Compton Police: Surfers cited for trespassing

Monday, March 13 A South of Commons Road resident backed out of his driveway into a parked car. Damage was minor. Tuesday, March 14 Several people were issued trespass notices after police …

Warren offers $2,000 settlement in scooter mishap

A Warren man who sued the town after he damaged his motorized scooter by steering it into a hidden pothole last May said he’ll probably accept a $2,000 settlement offer authorized by the Warren …
Business
Belltower businesses suffer after roof collapse

Businesses in Belltower Plaza are fully operating again after last week’s roof collapse, and want wary customers to know the building is safe for them to return. Part of the Metacom Avenue …

Obituaries
Manny Carreiro, formerly of Bristol

Manuel Carreiro, formerly of Bristol, and longtime resident of Jensen Beach, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in Stuart, Florida. Manny was born in Bristol in 1919 and resided on 3rd …

Dana A. Kent, 67, Westport

Filomena Fatima Botelho, 63, Bristol

Joseph E. Botelho, 60, Riverside

Bernice Marie Rebello, 76, Bristol

Richard A. Helger, 70, Tiverton

Sports
Barrington native earns college hoops honors

Barrington native Priscilla Dunphy, a standout player for the WPI women's basketball team, was recently selected to the NEWMAC (New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference) second …

Tiverton's St. Theresa girls win state CYO hoops title

Portsmouth’s Cole Swider named Gatorade Player of Year

Eagles open 3-0 lead, hold on for Division II championship

Hoop dreams for state title cut short

Opinion
Letter: Barrington Middle School land offers reason to worry

To the editor: I was physically unable to be present at the special town financial meeting held at Barrington High School because I could not find a place to park. By the time I arrived at the …

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: We could have a middle school, and spent less!

Letter: Tiverton committee’s ban on public comment is un-American

Letter: Barrington definitely not 'Borington' when it comes to history

Things to do
Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

Close to 40 young actors from across Warren and beyond will sing and dance their hearts out this weekend as the Neverland Children’s Theatre stages its production of “Neverland Rocks” at the …

2nd annual 'Quahog Week' kicks off March 20

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

Bristol Theatre Company set to make a splash with latest production

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