Unbeaten Mariners beet Tigers for D-III tennis title

A day after Tiverton’s dominant 4-0 semifinal victory over Toll Gate, a team with similar record, the Tigers fell to undefeated Narragansett in Sunday’s championship at Slater Park. Just as …

Portsmouth Abbey grads told: Humility will serve you well

PORTSMOUTH — Charles E. Kenahan told the 92 graduates of Portsmouth Abbey School’s Class of 2017 Sunday to live their life with humility, not entitlement. It’s a lesson he …
Opinion
Letter: School leaders pulled a fast one on Little Compton taxpayers

To the editor: On May 24, the Little Compton School Committee held a meeting for non-renewing of a teacher contract due to lack of enrollment. The committee voted not to proceed with the …

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Tiverton native's musical talent on display in Navy Band

NEW YORK - Musician 3rd Class Kyle Beltram, a Tiverton native and 2007 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, serves as a flute instrumentalist with Navy Band Northeast. Beltram has …

Residents to resume charge against planned Dunkin’ Donuts

A controversial proposal to build a new, free-standing Dunkin’ Donuts in Gooding Plaza is back before the Bristol Zoning Board of Review next Wednesday, when residents are expected to resume …

Bristol Police: Felony shoplifting, obscene bumper stickers, ’strange noises’

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following class between May 15 and May 21: Monday, May 15 Police responded to reports of a fight between a man and a woman on Hope Street at 10 …

School supporters win three seats on appropriations

Three new residents were elected to the Barrington Committee on Appropriations at the end of Wednesday night's financial town meeting. Josh Berlinsky, Cynthia Rosengard and Scott Douglas each …
By Mike Rego

More enhancements eyed for Veterans Memorial Park in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The enhanced Veterans Memorial Park off the appropriately named Veterans Memorial Boulevard in city continues to take shape thanks to the efforts of the city’s Advisory …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weelend: Barrington 1 Briarfield Road — Sunday, May 28, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Colonial, 4, 2.5, $689,000. …

Obituaries
Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, Warren

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, of Riverview Street, Warren, passed away on May 21, 2017. Born in Villa Franca, St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Jose Esperito Santo Araujo and Maria Sofia …

Carl E. Harper, 78, Warren

Joseph C. Bellas, 86, formerly of Barrington

Dr. John Champlin Lathrop, 89, formerly of Barrington

Gladys S. Vermette, 97, Bristol

Brian Daniels, 35, Bristol

Sports
Tigers approach playoffs among division leaders

By Nick Friend Tiverton has turned their season around in a big way, after stumbling out of the gate with a 0-3 start; Since then the Tigers have since gone 11-1 with one of the best record in …

Huskies hope bats return for playoffs

Bristol’s golden girl headed to next Games

Drizzly softball game called with Portsmouth up, 8-3

Mt. Hope student among state’s ‘Golden Dozen’

Opinion
Letter: The deck was stacked in the schools' favor

To the editor: In the May 24th 2017 issue of the Barrington Times I asked if all of us would be better represented by eliminating the yearly town financial meeting in its present venue so that …

Speak-Out: Mosquito moats, ‘Greedy’ school partners, and more

Letter: Thanks for helping 'Stamp Out Hunger'

Letter: A true coincidence in a Barrington neighborhood

Letter: Beauty business is entrepreneurial incubator

Things to do
Bristol Memorial Day ceremonies, parade to remember fallen heroes

Residents are invited to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by military members in the defense of freedom as Bristol pays tribute to fallen soldiers for Memorial Day this weekend. The main event …

Tough Kids Challenge returns to Westport June 4

Stones That Speak: Cemetery lecture in Portsmouth Saturday

Warren podcasters reach milestone

Touch-a-Truck is this Saturday at Glen Park in Portsmouth

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