East Providence Police arrest two in robbery/shooting incident

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police officers have arrested two suspects from Providence in a shooting during a robbery attempt at a residence near the intersection of Waterman Avenue and Green …
New video, more photos: Racers take in the sights during bridge run
Runners and walkers took in the sights from the top of the Mt. Hope Bridge on Saturday as they participated in the second annual … Read More
Barrington council member resigns, special election planned
Peter Dennehy resigned from the Barrington Town Council last week, offering the brief explanation of "medical reasons" for his … Read More
West Nile Virus found in Tiverton mosquitos
TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that test results from two mosquito pools, or … Read More
Huskies boosters hold color run
The Mt. Hope Boosters club will kick-off their annual tailgate event with the Boosters Color Run at the high school track and grounds … Read More
Barrington music student wins Jazz award
Erin Cowden, a 2018 Barrington High School graduate and drummer in the Senior All State Jazz Ensemble, was honored at the recent … Read More
Candidates' forum is Sept. 5 in East Providence
Two Barrington residents who are running for the District 66 seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives will meet in a … Read More
Police seek target in East Providence robbery
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department issued a press release late Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11, seeking assistance … Read More
Bristol family’s rich garden sprouts one ‘mega’ flower
After 30 years of living just off Gooding Avenue, the Dias family noticed a strange intertwined set of flowers budding from what … Read More
Taunton Avenue ramp shuts at times due to Washington Bridge repair
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of the upcoming long-term closure of the … Read More
Obituaries
George A. Stike, 62, Westport George A. “Skip” Stike, 62, of Westport, passed away August 6, 2018, at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. A resident of Westport since 1974, Skip, the only son of the late Oakley and …
Roger E.J. Roy, 85, Warren Roger E. J. Roy, 85, a resident of Warren, Rhode Island, was Called Safely Home on Saturday, August 11, 2018. He passed into Eternal Life at Hope Hospice in Providence, Rhode Island surrounded by the …
Agnes Körner Domandi Langdon, 90, Little Compton Agnes Körner Domandi Langdon died peacefully in Santa Fe, NM, on July 23, 2018. She was 90 years old. Agnes was born in Dessau, Germany, the eldest of five children. Her family survived the …
Legal Notices
Westport Legal Notices - Aug. 9, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Westport Shorlines on Aug. 9, 2018.
Warren Legal Notices - Aug. 8, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Warren Times-Gazette on Aug. 8, 2018.
Opinion
Letter: Why is Rt. 24 safety not a DOT or police priority? To the editor: Why is it that whenever I drive on Route 24 South at the end of Route 24 (after the Turnpike Avenue exit) where the posted speed limit is 40 mph, there is always somebody attempting …
Letter: We need a representative willing to change Statehouse tactics As election season nears, I find myself thinking about the kind of state representative we in District 68 need. Our community needs a representative who will listen to community members’ …
Will we see a double standard? Imagine this. You have your credit card purloined by a low-income young woman who lives in South Providence. She charges hundreds of dollars in airfare for her and her spouse. A $165 service at a …
Letter: Don’t buy Tiverton Charter Committee’s preposterous claims To the editor: In response to Donna Cook regarding the Charter Review Commission (with all nine members being Tiverton Taxpayers Association), don’t fall for the “woe is me” cry. If …
Sports
Bristol all-stars win two, lose two in Eastern championship The 10-11-year-old All-Stars, representing King Philip Little League of Bristol, ventured to Beverley, Mass., to represent Rhode Island in the Eastern Regionals tournament of state champions. …
Field use fees could be on the rise in Barrington Should youth sports leagues pay the town more money for athletic field maintenance? That is the question Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha is considering.  Mr. Cunha met with members of …
Barrington residents organize Ride 'Round Rhody A company founded by Barrington's Jacob Brier and his wife Dani Sahner Brier recently hosted its tenth and final Ride’ Round Rhody bike-athon.  This year's event raised $75,000 for …
Three with area ties vie for RIGA Jr. Amateur golf titles EAST PROVIDENCE — Three golfers with area ties were among the finalists of the 2018 Rhode Island Golf Association Jr. Amateur Championships held this week at Metacomet Country Club, …

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