Volunteers keep AfterProm alive in Barrington

What does it take to plan one of the biggest parties in town each year? Ask Carly Johnson and Emily Bedard. The two Barrington High School students have spent much of the school year helping …

What should Bay Spring look like in the future?

What services and businesses would residents like to see along Bay Spring, and where?  How can the town make it easier to get around Bay Spring on foot, on bicycle, and in …
Opinion
Warren Town Council broke the rules in approving raises

To the editor:Stephen Smith's comments last week on the Warren Town Council’s final budget hearing were right on target. I, too, was at that …

Latest News

Get your nominations in for the ‘Portsmouth Award’

PORTSMOUTH — The Town of Portsmouth is seeking nominations for the recipient(s) of the annual “Portsmouth Award.”

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 1 Colley Court — $530,000 54 County Road — $248,000 22 Winthrop Drive — $550,500 4 …

Firefighter positions survive budget cuts in Barrington

An initial motion to eliminate all budget increase requests in Barrington was amended to include the money for four new firefighter positions. At Tuesday night's meeting for the Barrington …

Work underway on Prudence Ferry dock

Demolition is wrapping up as workers pull up the concrete ramp at the Prudence Island Ferry dock in anticipation of next week’s construction. Workers from SumCo Eco Contracting are expected …

‘Bristol will have a new shape’

Independence Park will be gone. The Thames Street business district and parts of Hope Street will be under water. Residents in one of the wealthiest sections of town will need to hop on a ferry every …
Business
Customers, officials wish BHOP a happy 40th

Scores of people filed into Bristol House of Pizza Monday afternoon and into the evening to help celebrate the restaurant’s 40th anniversary. Local officials, including Town Administrator …

Obituaries
Lavina Fales Knowlton, 89, formerly of Bristol

Lavina Fales Knowlton (“Nina”), 89, a life-long resident of Bristol, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on April 11, 2017, at the Saint Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich. She was …

John Stevens Penney Jr., 96, Westport

Peter Hamilton Scott, 81, of Barrington

Arlene Adams, of Barrington

Henry E. Warner II, formerly of Bristol

Roberta C. O'Shaughnessy, 59, Bristol

Sports
Gallery: Riverside-Martin Middle School Unified Basketball

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside and Martin Middle Schoo Unified Basketball teams played their annual game Thursday afternoon, April 27, at Martin's Burke Gym. Unified hoops, backed by Rhode …

Beast of the East: URI women take third place in D-I

Beast of the East: UConn rugby wins D-I cup championship

Portsmouth falls to Pilgrim in back-and-forth affair

RWU women’s rugby team breezes through Beast of the East

Opinion
Baloney in search of the bread

“The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox expect to build a Providence Stadium with their own funds.” — Providence Journal 2/25/15; Kate Bramson, reporter “They plan to build …

Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

Editorial: Animal cruelty — Change comes slowly

An empty face at Burr's Hill

Letter: Chris Stanley’s last minute budget shenanigans

Things to do
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 …

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

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

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