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East Providence High School's top doubles team of Lauren Vine and Sabrina Yackouri helped the Townies edge Tiverton.

East Providence edges Tiverton in girls’ high school tennis

East Providence edges Tiverton in girls’ high school tennis

TIVERTON — In a match between early season unbeaten teams in the Division III-A girls’ tennis ranks, visiting East Providence High School defeat Tiverton by a narrow 4-3 count Friday afternoon, Sept. 12. A sweep of the three doubles matches by the Townies and a victory by Carolyn Conte at fourth singles provided E.P. with


Hiroya Tsukamoto at Sandywoods

Hiroya Tsukamoto is a composer, guitarist and singer from Kyoto, Japan. His music combines American folk music with Japanese melodic elements. He has released four albums and played such venues as the Blue Note in New York, Lowell Folk Festival, and the New Bedford Folk Festival. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 13;

Lineman Dajon Pereira celebrates with Trystan Casey after the latter scored the first E.P. touchdown Friday night.

East Providence High football opens season with a victory

PROVIDENCE — Off and running early, the East Providence High School football team needed to fend off host Mt. Pleasant late as the Townies opened up their 2014 regular season with a 40-24 non-league victory over the Kilties Friday night, Sept. 12, at Conley Stadium. The Townies, of Division I, never trailed against the Kilties,


Portsmouth man charged with embezzling from hotel

PORTSMOUTH — State Police have arrested a Portsmouth man for allegedly embezzling more than $500,000 from the Newport Bay Club. On Friday, Sept. 12, Timothy F. Roche, 54, of 46 Brant Road, was arrested and charged with embezzlement over $100, announced Col. Steven G. O’Donnell, superintendent of the R.I. State Police and commissioner of public safety.


Fall birding at Audubon

Fall is for the birds at Audubon, with Saturday classes and Sunday bird walks. Join Audubon for a series focused on fall bird identification, adaptations and migration strategies; Saturdays, Sept. 13, 20, 27 and October 4, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Also, early risers can enjoy free Sunday morning bird walks at 8 a.m. Look

Nigel and Sharyn on the motorcycle they’re taking around the world. They’ll be welcomed by the Portsmouth Town Council at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 13, at Portsmouth Town Hall.

Motorcycle riders from Portsmouth, UK here Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — A married couple from our sister city in England will be making a pit stop here Saturday during their round-the-world motorcycle tour to benefit the Samaritans in Portsmouth, UK. Nigel and Sharyn Tailyour left Portsmouth, England last April on a journey to raise awareness and funds for their Night Owl “Hotline” project for folks