Remembrances a ‘sacred act,’ Portsmouth vet says

PORTSMOUTH — Paying tribute to a deceased veteran is a simple thing, Kim A. Ripoli said, but it has great meaning for their family, friends and other military personnel who served …
False call leads to massive search in Mt. Hope Bay

PORTSMOUTH — A false distress call from a boat later found in a Bristol marina led to a large-scale search in Mt. Hope Bay Sunday afternoon.

'Act on aspirations,' Portsmouth Abbey grads told at graduation

PORTSMOUTH — Graduating seniors at Portsmouth Abbey Sunday were told to “act on your aspirations, not their fears,” when they choose their own path in life.

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Cunha announces re-election run for East Providence council

EAST PROVIDENCE — Ward 2 representative, vice president and assistant mayor Helder Cunha has issued the following statement announcing his intention to seek a third term in the upcoming …

Westport's Oliveira to receive Portuguese Heritage Award

For his “significant contributions to the agriculture and fishing communities” of Westport and the South Coast, Antoine “Tony” Oliveira will be presented with the Portuguese Heritage Award on …

Featured home: Solitude, sunsets on Prudence Island

Step back in time to when life was simple and peaceful. This home on Prudence Island is a getaway from the hustle and bustle of modern life, but with all the conmforts of updated living. Enjoy …

4th of July royalty is crowned

The Bristol 4th of July Committee crowned a new court Saturday, naming a new Miss and Little Miss 4th of July. Samantha Golden, 17, daughter of Greg and Tina Golden, was named Miss 4th of July; …

Vice President Biden talks need for infrastructure investment during East Providence visit

EAST PROVIDENCE — Vice President Joseph Biden spoke about the need for the country to reinvest in its tired infrastructure during an appearance at the Department of Transportation facility on …

Huskies dominate in impressive LAX win

With a relentless offensive attack and a stingy defense that kept the ball out of the zone all game long, the Mt. Hope girls lacrosse team dominated Narragansett Friday, winning 13-1 at Colt State …

Bristol Police: Zombie deer, annoying neighbors

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between May 17 and May 21: Tuesday, May 17 Police responded to two complaints of suspicious activity at the corner of Church and …

Boat House Restaurant makes ‘Best Al Fresco’ list

Tiverton's Boat House Restaurant has been named to OpenTable’s 2016 list of “100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America.” The waterfront restaurant, overlooking the upper end of the …
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Letter: Island Cemetery seeks plot, grave owners

To the editor: The Friends of the Island Cemetery is a newly formed non-profit corporation whose mission is to enhance the physical condition and the community’s awareness of the Island Cemetery …

Speak-Out: Remember for whom you work

Letter: Community continues to support living museum

Violet: Yakety yak! Will you just get on with it?

‘Satisfying’ political career coming to end

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Barrington Memorial Day events to include Blue Star marker dedication

There will be a parade. There will be Memorial Day services. And there will be a special dedication of a Blue Star Memorial Marker at Police Cove Park. This year, the Memorial Day events in …

Westport to offer Memorial Day salute Monday

Memorial Day ceremonies to ‘pay homage’ to fallen vets

'Oh, what a beautiful play!' at Trinity

Westport Touch-a-Truck returns but to new location

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