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All involved are shocked about cat killing by East Providence man

EAST PROVIDENCE — A grotesque case of animal cruelty has left many in the community angered and aghast, including the parents of the perpetrator. A city man admitted to viciously killing his family cat after the incident was investigated by the East Providence Police Department over the last week. Anthony Stravato, 22 of Riverside, was

Photo by Joe Hutnak. Tom Cunningham, project engineer with Commonwealth Engineering, explains some of the drainage options for the Portsmouth roundabout project on Oct. 20.

Portsmouth roundabout project takes another tentative step

PORTSMOUTH — After what some residents described as a nearly 50-year process to improve East Main Road, the proposal to build three roundabouts from town hall to Clement’s Marketplace took another small step Monday night, as town councilors heard a presentation from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. RIDOT Deputy Chief Engineer for Design Robert

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Man is accidentally killed in Seekonk by East Providence driver

SEEKONK — A 35-year-old male walking on a dimly lighted road in Seekonk was struck and killed during a traffic accident last weekend. Steven Nixon, whose last known address of 330 Bowdoin St., Dorchester, Mass., died as a result of injuries sustained from being struck by the car at Mink Street by Leavitt Street Friday

Photo by Joe Hutnak. Tom Cunningham, project engineer with Commonwealth Engineering, explains some of the drainage options for the Portsmouth roundabout project on Oct. 20.

Portsmouth roundabout project takes another tentative step

PORTSMOUTH — After what some residents described as a nearly 50-year process to improve East Main Road, the proposal to build three roundabouts from town hall to Clement’s Marketplace took another small step Monday night, as town councilors heard a presentation from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. RIDOT Deputy Chief Engineer for Design Robert

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All involved are shocked about cat killing by East Providence man

EAST PROVIDENCE — A grotesque case of animal cruelty has left many in the community angered and aghast, including the parents of the perpetrator. A city man admitted to viciously killing his family cat after the incident was investigated by the East Providence Police Department over the last week. Anthony Stravato, 22 of Riverside, was

Mt. Hope seniors huddle up during the annual Powder Puff game Sunday night.
Photos by Keith Dickervitz.

Mt. Hope seniors rule in annual Powder Puff Bowl

It was role reversal on the football field at Mt. Hope High School on Sunday, Oct, 19, as the girls took to the gridiron and the boys cheered from the sidelines in the annual Powder Puff Bowl. The seniors took a 20-12 win over the junior class in the annual flag football game, while boys

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Garden creates space for ‘support, reflection, meditation’

When Bristol’s Laurie Cordeiro was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer in 2009, she knew her time was short, but she certainly made the most of it. While battling the incurable disease, Ms. Cordeiro found comfort in family friends and community resources like the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation, which built a Garden of Hope in

Obituaries

Marilyn C. Oglo, 82, Portsmouth

Marilyn C. (Coombs) Oglo, 82, of Portsmouth, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 19. You can take a Californian out of California, but you can never take California out of her. So it is with Marilyn Coombs Oglo. Breech born on Nov. 17, 1931 as one of two twins in Oakland, Calif., Ms. Oglo was raised

Sports

Mt. Hope seniors huddle up during the annual Powder Puff game Sunday night.
Photos by Keith Dickervitz.

Mt. Hope seniors rule in annual Powder Puff Bowl

It was role reversal on the football field at Mt. Hope High School on Sunday, Oct, 19, as the girls took to the gridiron and the boys cheered from the sidelines in the annual Powder Puff Bowl. The seniors took a 20-12 win over the junior class in the annual flag football game, while boys

Things to Do

C—Spotlight—RoryRaven

Rory Raven, mentalist and mindbender, in Barrington


Neither a psychic nor a magician, Rory offers a new and compelling experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. He will read your mind, bend your spoon, and leave you talking about it for the rest of your life. Teens and adults are welcome. WHERE: Barrington Public Library, 281 County Rd. Barrington WHEN:  Thursday, Oct. 21;

Opinion

Letter: Meeting videos: Thought we were doing a good thing

To the editor: In her letter to the Sakonnet Times on October 16, Cheryl Comley, Democrat candidate for Town Council in Little Compton, chastised the Little Compton Taxpayers Association for allegedly showing bias in the videos of various town meetings it records free of charge.  The videos are provided to the Public, Education, & Government

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