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Ethan Ensign DuBois, 60, of Bristol

By   /  March 12, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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CDR Ethan Ensign DuBois (USNR), 60, of Bristol, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 7, 2014. Ethan was the loving husband of Linda Lou Borges-DuBois, the proud father of Thomas Ensign DuBois, Timothy Ensign DuBois and Edward James DuBois, and the son of Sara (Shaw) DuBois and the late James Ensign DuBois. Ethan […]

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Adam P. Floor Jr., 77, of Bristol

By   /  March 12, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

Adam P. Floor Jr., 77, of Bristol passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Roger Williams Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Dolores (Rogers) for 53 years. Born in Taunton, Mass., he was the son of the late Watela (Bzdula) and Adam Floor. Besides his wife, he is survived by four children, Adam […]

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Fire tears through Portsmouth family home

By   /  February 22, 2014  /  Breaking News, News  /  No Comments

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Firefighters from at least four towns poured into the Common Fence Point area of Portsmouth Saturday afternoon to control a fire that tore through a two-story,  single-family home at around 3:30 p.m. According to witnesses, the fire erupted and spread quickly inside the home at 2 Summit Road. Firefighters from Portsmouth, Tiverton, Bristol and Middletown […]

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Joseph Brito Sr. dies at age 91

By   /  December 23, 2013  /  News, Obituaries  /  No Comments

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Joseph M. Brito (91) was born in Bristol, Rhode Island, son of the late Ceasar Brito and Georgiana Travers Brito. He died on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Joseph, or “Joe Sr.” as he is often called, had three sons, Joseph M., Michael S. and the late C. Patrick  Brito; two daughters, Audrey B. Field and […]

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Woman in standoff with Portsmouth police found dead

By   /  October 12, 2013  /  Breaking News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Police outside the Union Street home at about 10:20 a.m. Saturday.

A 56-year-old Portsmouth woman who had three guns and refused to release them in a standoff with police has died of a self-inflicted gunshot, according to police. Below is a statement released by Major Brian P. Peters, Portsmouth Deputy Chief of Police: “On Oct. 13, at 1:15 pm, Portsmouth Police responded to a Union Street residence […]

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See the giant pumpkins this weekend in Warren

By   /  October 11, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments

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Since 2000, Warren’s Frerichs Farm has hosted the Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Grower’s annual weigh-off on Columbus Day Weekend, welcoming thousands of people to come see the pumpkins and enjoy the festivities, with music by The Whippets and food and drinks available. At last year’s weigh-off, Ron Wallace (at right) came in first with […]

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‘Hopes and Dreams’ and ‘Acts of Kindness’ — Wolf School Assembly

By   /  October 10, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

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Every Thursday, at 8:40 a.m., the entire Wolf School enters the school gymnasium and takes a seat on the floor. On a recent morning, they gathered in a semicircle around Interim Head of School Anna Johnson and started by saying hello to each other through elbow bumps. After a few introductions (who’s that man with […]

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Unique school embraces kids who don’t fit other places

By   /  October 10, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

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Paula Farley stands before her class. Eight students are seated in desks, facing her. She explains their next task — writing letters to peers at the Paul Cuffee School in Providence. While she’s talking, many of the sixth-graders have questions. “Oriana, awesome quiet hand,” she says to a girl with her hand raised. A minute […]

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Portsmouth Victorian has proud history, needs love

By   /  October 7, 2013  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Victorian home was built in 1910 for a prominent Portsmouth woman.

The Victorian home located at 567 Bristol Ferry Road, Portsmouth, was built in 1910 as the home for Sarah J. Eddy, a pioneer in early photography, a philanthropist, feminist and founder of the Rhode Island Humane Society. Ms. Eddy was also a sculptor and painter with a passion to help others. She often held picnics on […]

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Barrington home has new updates and waterfront access

By   /  August 22, 2013  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

16 Puritan Drive, Barrington

This tri-level home in the Hampden Meadows section of Barrington has a very young roof, Pella replacement windows, hardwoods under carpet, 3, 4 or 5 bedrooms (depending on how you use them), a family room with a beautiful stone, wood-burning fireplace, and an open dining to living room. The home has a new state-of the art energy efficient gas heating system, […]

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