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Fun is the focus of first-year flag football league in Barrington

On Sunday morning, the fields behind the Barrington High School tennis courts were filled with Panthers and Bears, and Raiders and Rams. On another set of fields nearby, Cowboys battled Chiefs and …
Bristol student charts her own course
It’s been said that if you love what you do, you will never have to work a day in your life. It’s a lesson that one Mt. Hope … Read More
Photos: A favor from Florence
Hurricane Florence was making life miserable for people in North Carolina as she approached landfall early Friday, but the distant … Read More
United Brothers synagogue in Bristol welcomes a new leader
Daniel Kertzner, the new spiritual leader of the United Brothers Synagogue, is not, technically, a Rabbi, not having completed the … Read More
Everyone’s favorite dory, Celeste, called a Bristol icon
Among the iconic watercraft in Bristol, only one dory comes to mind, and her name is Celeste. She is said to be everybody’s … Read More
RIDOT closing a portion of I-195 in East Providence overnight
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of temporary overnight highway … Read More
New CNA and CPR training center opens in Bristol
While others were spending their summer days out on the harbor or picnicking in the park, longtime educator and registered nurse for … Read More
Obituaries
Josephine F. DeRosa Josephine F. DeRosa, 93, of Little Compton, died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Silver Creek Manor in Bristol. Born in Little Compton, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Mary …
Lorraine Sousa, 75, of Bristol Lorraine (Martins) Sousa, 75, of 5 Debra Ave., Bristol, passed away peacefully into God’s care on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, after a valiant battle with cancer. She joins her beloved husband, …
James Viera, 87, Portsmouth James Viera, of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.  Born on May 25, 1931, he was the son of the late Gene and Hortense Viera. He was the husband of …
Sports
Tiverton High announces 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees Nine athletes, one team, and two THS sports supporters will be inducted into the Tiverton High School Athletics Hall of Fame at next months sixth annual ceremony. The induction ceremonies will be …
Names change, but EPHS girls’ volleyball team goals stay constant By Mathew Galvao Sports Stringer The East Providence High School girls’ volleyball team have kicked off yet another season with big expectations earlier this week a year after taking North …
Eagles defeat Rams, tie Skippers in field hockey The Barrington High School field hockey team is 1-0-1 after its first two games of the season — the Eagles defeated LaSalle 4-1 in its opener and then tied North Kingstown 1-1. Playing in …
Barrington girls tennis team faces new challenges A year ago, the Barrington High School girls tennis team celebrated a stellar season — finishing second in the state behind LaSalle Academy.  Barrington coach Betsy Brenner said she …
Opinion
Letter: Council skullduggery afoot over Tiverton casino revenue To the editor: Over the last two years, I have yet to meet a single Tiverton resident who does not like the privacy and sense of transparency and control afforded by the Financial Town Referendum. …
Letter: Why stormwater runoff silence from Westport Watershed Alliance? To the editor, Local newspapers have reported outcry from Westport neighbors to the proposed new school on Old County Road who are concerned about stormwater runoff and its effect on flooding …
Letter: Why steal the cones topping the Glen’s beehive pillars? To the editor: Glen Farm, once a landmark country estate, is one of Portsmouth's treasures. The lanes that wind through the Glen are graced by numerous stone "beehive" pillars. Each has a concrete …
Stealth campaigns are on the table By the time you read this, you will probably know who made it through their respective primary challenge. Chances are strong that the leading candidates, i.e. Democrat incumbent Gina Raimondo and …

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