Warren to subsidize Tourister taxes through 2020

The Town of Warren of Warren will subsidize a portion of Tourister Mill developers’ property taxes over the next three years, under a 2015 agreement designed to reimburse the developers for costs …
Prudence Island being left in the dark
Interruptions of the power supply are nothing new to longtime residents of Prudence Island; it’s been happening intermittently … Read More
Portsmouth beach vandalism draws ire of police, rec director
PORTSMOUTH — “It’s been a crazy summer,” Recreation Director Wendy Bulk said in reference to an ongoing problem of vandalism … Read More
Photos: New middle school is 33 percent complete
The tour is starting inside the auditorium… or what will soon be the auditorium. The 405-seat, tiered auditorium is located near … Read More
Warren OKs 13,536-panel Touisset solar farm
The Warren Zoning Board of Review Wednesday unanimously approved a plan to install a large solar farm on a 50-acre stretch of … Read More
Portsmouth’s Sandy Point Beach re-opened for swimming
PORTSMOUTH — The R.I. Department of Health (RIDOH) on Wednesday closed town-owned Sandy Point Beach for swimming due to high … Read More
Barrington teens caught smoking pot in Haines Park
At about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, Barrington police received a call from a town employee who was working at Haines Park, after … Read More
Little Compton declares: Play pickleball
LITTLE COMPTON — The Little Compton Town Council and Recreation Committee have formally approved plans to offer pickleball to the … Read More
Victim run over by truck in Dunkin' Donuts parking lot
Bristol Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early this morning in a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through. According … Read More
Tiverton woman arrested for DUI with son in the car
Portsmouth police officers stopped and arrested a Tiverton woman for driving drunk with her 8-year-old son in the car last … Read More
Obituaries
Cora A. Chase, 93, Portsmouth Cora A. Chase, 93, of Portsmouth, R.I., died on Aug. 10, 2018. Born Annette Cora Plante to Wilfred and Alma (Charbonneau) Plante, Cora was a lifelong active parishioner of St. Anthony's Church, …
Letter: Thank you all for generous support and love To all of our family and friends (old and new) who attended the Bristol Train of Artillery to support our family on Friday, July 27, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We don’t know …
Jose Resendes Almeida, 83, of Bristol Jose Resendes Almeida, 83, loving father and grandfather, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 10, 2018, at Grace Barker Health Center. He was the husband of the late Armanda (Santos) …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices - Aug. 16, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Aug. 16 edition of the East Providence Post.
Tiverton Legal Notices - Aug. 16, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Aug. 16 edition of the Sakonnet Times.
Opinion
Letter: It’s critical to protect the truth (and free press) There is a “Puck” cartoon from 1888 which caricatures the “evil spirits of the modern daily press” as grotesque elves running loose, presumedly to infect the readers and local …
Letter: Cassar is intelligent, thoughtful, savvy To the editor: I've spent recent Saturday mornings talking with my neighbors about Liana Cassar, candidate for District 66 State Representative. These chats have confirmed my sense that most …
Letter: Westport no longer a ‘Right to Farm’ community  
To the editor: Last week, I read a letter in this paper that convinced me Westport is no longer a Right to Farm community. Activists have used the debacle at the Medeiros property as a pretext …
Letter: How to avoid a tragic mistake choosing a dog trainer To the editor: Jarod Mayo and his family prayed for the safe return of their beloved English bulldog, Knox, for over two months.  When the body of his dog was found in the closet of a Cranston, …
Sports
Barrington team wins summer league championship Barrington's entry into the Division I Metro Basketball Summer League at Mass Premier captured the championship recently. The Barrington boys defeated Franklin 37-19 in the semifinals and then …
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 on Saturday August 25. Runners cam register online at …
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 …

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