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Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following properties have changed hands across the East Bay recently: Barrington 7 Riverside Drive — $880,000 39 Richmond Ave. — $269,900 483 Maple Ave. — $257,000 22 Cedar Ave. — $1,100,000 East Providence 259 Dover Ave. — $21,500 11 Benedict St. — $147,500 85 Middle St. — $149,862 39 Richfield Ave. — $258,000 104

Firefighter Dennis Canario, Jr., Firefighter Ethan Delaney and Lt. Brendan Martin (from left) try out the new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).

Portsmouth firefighters acquire improved breathing apparatus

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Fire Department has acquired new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) that firefighters say represents a significant upgrade from their current inventory. The protective equipment was purchased with funds received from the FEMA “Assistance to Firefighters Grant” awarded to the department earlier this year, according to Deputy Chief Michael P. O’Brien. “The new units,

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Bristol finances solid, but on ‘slippery slope’

Overall, the Town of Bristol is on solid ground financially, according to a recent audit of the town’s financials for fiscal 2014, but, the auditors warned, recurring deficiencies and a downward trend in the town’s unrestricted funds could put Bristol’s favorable bond rating at risk. Judith Ventura Enright, of LGC&D, the auditing firm hired to

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Barrington police investigate stolen jackhammer, ladders

A Barrington resident and the contractor from Northbridge, Mass. that the local man recently hired, contacted police on Tuesday, Dec. 9, after the contractor’s jackhammer and four ladders were allegedly stolen from the property. The resident told police that he did not hear anything the night the ladders and jackhammer went missing. The ladders reportedly

The front entrance to Barrington Middle School.

Some Barrington NECAP Science test scores dip

The scores are in. The review is complete. And the results are not great for Barrington. The Rhode Island Department of Education recently released the results of the NECAP Science assessments administered to students last spring, and in Barrington scores were down at every level except at the high school. About 66 percent of the local fourth-graders

Tiverton’s Stone Bridge abutment plans buffeted

Delay, deterioration mean plans need to be redrawn  TIVERTON — Already twice delayed, the Stone Bridge abutment renovation project has encountered another obstacle that officials believe will cause further delays, and inconvenience. “It’s a change of conditions from what most people are expecting to hear,” Town Administrator Matt Wojcek told the Tiverton Town Council at

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Geraldine G. Garvin, 90, Warren

Geraldine G. (Garvin) Allaire, 90, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at the Tockwotten Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph Allaire. Mrs. Allaire was born in Providence, a daughter of the late George J. and Margaret (Flynn) Garvin. She was an office worker for the Raytheon Company for more than 28 years before


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Barrington boys open indoor season with two wins

The Barrington High School boys’ indoor track team knocked off Hope High School and Central in the first dual meet of the regular season on Dec. 16. The Eagles outscored Hope 91-17 and Central 84-24. Barrington runners swept the top three spots in a number of events, including the 3,000-meter race. Gerald Guerrieri won the

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ProGearX launches line of GoPro mounts and accessories

ProGearX has launched a new line of affordable GoPro mounts and accessories. The new ProGearX line allows you to mount and extend GoPro (and other action cams) to almost everything you can imagine: your head, chest, shoulders, poles, surfboards, handle bars, boats, seats, skis, etc., for the ultimate in action photography. ProGearX products include the



Editorial: Bridge lessons learned on the bike path

No sooner had Rhode Island announced plans to repair and repave the East Bay Bike Path next summer than an anonymous critic had this to say on our website. “What an unnecessary waste this will be. I ride the bike path all the time and it is in fairly good shape. Riding over the occasional

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