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What to do with Coggeshall School building in Portsmouth?

PORTSMOUTH — The possibilities are endless for the former Coggeshall School — and the town wants to hear all about them.
Security cam nabs break-in suspect in action
WESTPORT — A Westport woman’s check of her new real-time home surveillance system Monday afternoon revealed a man inside … Read More
Bright lights, big party at BHS homecoming
Spirits were soaring at Victory Field on Friday night when Barrington High School celebrated homecoming. Although the football team … Read More
Woman leads chase through two states, seven towns
A Warren woman who allegedly led police in two states on a high speed pursuit through at least seven towns early Monday morning faces … Read More
Local Scout sets up start of Sabin Point Park memorial garden in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Last Saturday morning, Oct 13, a hearty group of volunteers led by local youngster Liam Wojas began the … Read More
Riders raise money at Bayside YMCA
More than 75 riders raised nearly $11,000 in the annual Cycle for Your Cause at the Bayside YMCA on Saturday afternoon. Riders … Read More
Contractor runs afoul of Town of Warren, neighbors
A Fall River contractor is in trouble with the town after workers late last week began clearing land on Denver Avenue without … Read More
Obituaries
Joseph R. Medeiros, 89, Warren Joseph Robert Medeiros, 89, of Warren, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at Silver Creek Manor. He was the husband of Artemizia (Cordeiro) Medeiros. Born in Bristol, he was the son of the …
David Anderson, 76, of Scarborough, Maine David Anderson, 76, of Scarborough, Maine, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 on his own terms from gastric cancer with his beloved wife Nee-Nee by his side. He was previously an 8-year survivor of …
Bruce Harris, 64, of Barrington Bruce Harris, 64, of Barrington, died peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 at Maine Medical Center in Portland surrounded by loving family.  Bruce is survived by his wife of 40 years Dana …
Sports
Gallery: East Providence High School girls' soccer EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' soccer team collected its second win of the season Friday afternoon, Oct. 12, with a 4-0 shutout of visiting St. Raphael in a Division II …
Barrington athletes fare well in fencing competitions Fencers from the Rhode Island Fencing Academy & Club (RIFAC) challenged the competition for medals at an unclassified tournament sponsored by Worcester Fencing Club recently. The …
Two second half goals boost Wildcats over Wareham, 2-0 The Wildcats field hockey team beat Wareham 2-0 to boost their record to 5-1-3. The win gave the team 13 points and qualified the team for the state tournament. “It’s a big deal to make the …
Freshman scores first goal in win over Cranston West Midfielder Joviana Goldstein scored her first goal with two minutes left in the game to give the Huskies a 1-0 win over Cranston West at Vendituolli Field on Friday evening. The win boosted the …
Opinion
Letter: RE: The Whitehouse by Mr. Fuller To the editor: In the recent letter satirizing the very real danger of toxic masculinity, the letter only served to project it further. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse did a tremendous job in …
Letter: Toxic bologna To the editor: Hida, I applaud you for responding to my letter to the editor. The first amendment is a beautiful thing and to be highly valued by all Americans. So too is our constitutional right …
Letter: We all need to know what chemicals our farms use To the editor: To the owners of some of the local top killed farm fields, thank you for identifying yourselves. But you stopped short of telling your community what chemicals you are using to …
Little Compton council has done good job, deserves to continue To the editor: I write this letter to all Little Compton voters to point out the accomplishments of members of our present Town Council.  With over 75 years of combined service, they have made …

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