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BHS Sports Roundup: Quakers outscore Eagles in field hockey

Barrington High School lost to Moses Brown 4-3 in a battle of the top two field hockey teams on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The undefeated Quakers built a 2-1 halftime lead against the Eagles, but …
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
Making it up as they go at Portsmouth High (photos)
The event was a fund-raiser for the Kate Grana Music and Arts Association, which wants to transform the auditorium into a … Read More
Portsmouth firefighters open station to public (photos)
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Fire Department hosted an open house to the public on Saturday. The event featured tours of the fire … Read More
Barrington police: Three businesses sell tobacco to minor
Barrington police said three local businesses failed a tobacco sales compliance check conducted last week. On Thursday, Oct. 11, a … Read More
Obituaries
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 …
John Anthony Signore, 75, formerly of Riverside John Anthony Signore, 75, of Debary, Fla., formerly of Riverside, passed away peacefully last week following a lengthy and hard-fought battle with lymphoma. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 52 …
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: 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 …
Letter: Hypocrisy runs amok in Tiverton ’stop power grab’ campaign To the editor
‘Tis the season! The lawn signs are out and the letters are flooding in to the editor. For the record, I’m a registered independent voter and believe that thinking critically …
Letter: Solar farm plan violates Tiverton town plan in many ways To the editor: According to last week’s Sakonnet Times article, the utility-scale solar facility proposal for Wingover Farm is the first to get to the master plan stage at the Tiverton Planning …

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