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The Vietnam War Memorial at its current Massasoit Avenue location.

Council approves assisting relocation of East Providence’s Vietnam Memorial

EAST PROVIDENCE  — The city’s Vietnam War Memorial will likely soon have a new, more suitable home after the City Council, at its Tuesday, Sept. 16, meeting, voted unanimously to provide seed funding for the proposed shift. The memorial is currently located in the grassy area between heavily-trafficked Massasoit Avenue and the Henderson Bridge, which

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Off the Market: Dozens of homes change hands

The following homes around the East Bay have changed hands recently. Check out which homes sold in your area and for how much. Barrington 60 Mason Road — $434,500 138 Roffee St. — $307,000 3 Pine Cone Drive — $294,000 381 Nayatt Road — $420,000 4 Francis St. — $422,000 409 New Meadow Road —

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Drunk teenage girl rushed to the hospital

An apparent underage drinking party in Barrington took a dangerous turn on Friday night, Sept. 5, as one of the girls at the party reportedly became very ill and needed to be transported to the hospital. According to police, a small gathering of teenage girls at a Driftwood Drive residence were enjoying a small campfire

The Vietnam War Memorial at its current Massasoit Avenue location.

Council approves assisting relocation of East Providence’s Vietnam Memorial

EAST PROVIDENCE  — The city’s Vietnam War Memorial will likely soon have a new, more suitable home after the City Council, at its Tuesday, Sept. 16, meeting, voted unanimously to provide seed funding for the proposed shift. The memorial is currently located in the grassy area between heavily-trafficked Massasoit Avenue and the Henderson Bridge, which

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Portsmouth man indicted on child molestation charge

PORTSMOUTH — A local man has been indicted n charges that he molested a child 14 years of age or younger earlier this year. The Newport County Grand Jury reported out an indictment Sept. 12 charging John E. Tingstad, 26, of 20 Attleboro Ave., Portsmouth, with two counts of first-degree child molestation. According to Portsmouth police,

Huskies running back Aiden Silva attempts to round the corner during Mt. Hope's injury fund game against Rogers High School last week. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Huskies football battles inexperience, injuries as season opens

A “very inexperienced” Mt. Hope football team will have its work cut out for it when the team opens the regular season Saturday against Woonsocket High School, last year’s top team in Division IIA. The young team is trying to establish its identity, something that became more difficult after losing a couple key players during

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Clean up the coast this weekend

There are several opportunities this Saturday, Sept. 20, to pitch in and help clean up local beaches as part of the International Coastal Cleanup. Here are just a few: Westport River Watershed Alliance This year, volunteers in Westport will be participating in  COASTSWEEP cleanup at Cherry & Webb Beach, Westport, from 10 a.m. to noon.Cherry and

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Sports

Huskies running back Aiden Silva attempts to round the corner during Mt. Hope's injury fund game against Rogers High School last week. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Huskies football battles inexperience, injuries as season opens

A “very inexperienced” Mt. Hope football team will have its work cut out for it when the team opens the regular season Saturday against Woonsocket High School, last year’s top team in Division IIA. The young team is trying to establish its identity, something that became more difficult after losing a couple key players during

Things to Do

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Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto at Philharmonic

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its 70th anniversary season, with a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto by violinist Augustin Hadelich. WHERE: The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. COST: $15 and up MORE INFO: tickets.riphil.org; 401/248-7000

Opinion

Editorial: Teacher contract: Numbers please

Towns and public employee unions have a peculiar way of drumming up public support when contract talks go badly. ‘It’s none of your business what we are asking/offering — just trust us. We’re the ones being reasonable.’ Such is the case in the contract showdown between Westport teachers and the school committee. Teachers accuse the

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