Event to celebrate film ‘The Passing Season’ — filmed in Little Compton

LITTLE COMPTON — Feature film “The Passing Season,” shot mostly in Little Compton, the hometown of director Gabriel Long, will be celebrated at Aurora Providence with a special screening and …

Tiverton's Essex Llbrary sells for $395,000

TIVERTON — Tiverton's historic Essex Library will pass into private ownership on Tuesday, May 16. That is the date when the much-debated sale of the property will close. The sale price, …
Opinion
Letter: Selective budget stats undermine town, schools

To the editor: Oh, the outrage! Mr. Caron (one of the "Katzenjammer kids?”) in his recent letter purports to speak for the budget committee. No doubt some members would demur.  His use of …

Latest News

Bristol Police: Playground vandalism, runaway car, party at the bridge

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between April 10 and April 16: Monday, April 10 A truck was broken into on Metacom Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Nothing was reported …

Westport Vineyard unveils Summer Music Series lineup

Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery has announced its Sunset Music Series lineup for 2017.  “We have an amazing and diverse line-up of talent this season,” a vineyard spokesman said. For …

Skies clearing for Warren cleanup Saturday

It’s been a long winter and the rain is ending. Now it’s time for some spring cleaning. Warren will hold its 25th annual Earth Day cleanup this Saturday. Put on by the Warren Conservation …

From missiles to Mustangs: Newport Car Museum approved

PORTSMOUTH — A plan to operate a vintage car museum and storage facility inside a huge building formally owned by Raytheon Corp. received unanimous approval by the Zoning Board of Review …

Hector Massa dies after brief illness

Hector, Sir! When anyone mentions those two words, it’s pretty much a given people know exactly whose identity it is. Edmund P. Massa, better known as “Hector,” to family and …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington           38 Old River Road — Sunday, April …

Obituaries
Elizabeth A. Thompson, 90, Little Compton

Elizabeth A. (Esau) Thompson, “Betty,” age 90, of Little Compton, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2017. She was the wife of the late Richard M. Thompson. Born in Milton, Massachusetts, she was a …

Edmond Burke Nugent, 89, formerly of Barrington

Janice Rae Gundersen, 87, formerly of Barrington

Emily Fortin, 91, Bristol

Anne M. Durkin, 89, of Barrington

Armand Trepanier, 89, Westport

Sports
Tigers best Durfee 8-2 in home opener

Tiverton earned its first win of the young baseball season by an 8-2 score over Durfee High School in a non-league game at Tiverton Friday afternoon. Mason Farias had two hits and drove in four of …

Gallery: East Providence High School girls' lacrosse

Barrington native named All-American in gymnastics

Gallery: East Providence High School boys' tennis

Gallery: East Providence High School softball

Opinion
Letter: Read the fine print before buying home in this Tiverton neighborhood

To the editor: I live in an over-55 gated community. When you drive through the gate, you see a nice club house and well kept gardens. The  club house houses a well kept and large swimming pool …

Speak-Out: Illegal immigrants, patriotic plates, cocaine in the bathroom

General treasurer has innovative plans

Around the bases again in Pawtucket

Letter: Barrington resident and Times need to check facts

Things to do
An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

This is such an easy, yet elegant dish. But, it needs a flavorful mushroom. Don’t use white, button mushrooms as they are too bland. I found cremini, shiitake or baby bellas (or once a mix of …

Easter egg, scavenger hunt this weekend at Mount Hope Farm

Orchard to be planted next to Tiverton Library

Stars and full moon on view with local amateur astronomer

KMS to stage ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’

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