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Tiverton's comeback kids celebrate first Super Bowl in 18 years

The narrative could have been entirely different for the young Tiverton Tigers varsity football team. Finding themselves drowning in a 22-0 deficit midway through the second quarter during Sunday’s …
Bristol's Defiance company welcomes new Engine 3
The Bristol Fire Department’s Defiance Fire Station has a brand new piece of fire apparatus, and it’s a sight to … Read More
Alberta Brook — ’An extraordinary act of love’
A north Westport brook that flows between Sawdy and Davol pond is nameless no more ... Read More
Kickoff to Christmas helps families in need
The fourth annual Bristol Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary Community Aid Drive “Kickoff to Christmas” will take place on … Read More
Coach: Eagles overcome pressure in semifinals
Barrington High School girls volleyball coach Ron Enos said his team showed impressive mental toughness to battle back from a 2-1 … Read More
WaterRower buys TPI complex in Warren for $4.25 million
WaterRower, the Metacom Avenue-based rowing machine manufacturer, has closed on a deal to purchase the 25-acre TPI complex at 373 … Read More
Barrington plays catch-up after snowfall
Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha was a bit surprised to see snow still covering the ground when he woke up early Friday … Read More
Obituaries
Isabel “Betty” Almeida, 89, of Bristol Isabel “Betty” (Bernardo) Almeida, 89 of King Philip Avenue, passed away on Nov. 15, 2018, at home. She was the wife of George V. Almeida.    Born in Bristol, she was the …
J. Anne Mitchell, 83, Riverside J. Anne Mitchell, 83, of Smith Street, a Riverside resident for 61 years, died peacefully on November 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Rex Mitchell. Born in …
Sports
Gallery: EPHS Unified Volleyball League The East Providence High School Unified League volleyball team fell to Chariho, 2-1, in the Division IV playoff championship match held recently at the Delaney Gymnasium on the Johnson & Wales …
Barrington volleyball team defeats LaSalle in semifinals With a trip to the Division I finals resting in the balance, the Barrington High School girls volleyball team battled back to win the final two games against LaSalle Academy, and capture a 3-2 …
Barrington native selected All-Conference in field hockey Barrington native and Williams College senior Libby Dolan was recently named All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) First Team for field hockey. Libby is a forward for the …
Double OT thriller Coming into her fourth and final year playing for the Tigers, Kayana Urrego, the lone senior and co-captain of the Tiverton girls’ varsity soccer team, had only known losing seasons. Little did …
Opinion
Editorial: ‘Oh, my back!’ - confronting disability fraud There is one notion of public employee disability pay and pensions — the one that ought to be and once was. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put it simply and well: “The disability …
Letter: In my father’s honor, veterans home needs help My late father, Sassio Michael Minutelli, served as the R.I. Permanent Advisory Council on House Veterans Affairs President Emeritus, in addition to many other positions in the State of Rhode Island …
Letter: Always remember and never forget I would like to express my gratitude and thanks to Susan and Linda, owners of Paper, Packaging and Panache, for offering their store window to display the wonderful World War II collection of my …
Letter: Drivers' courtesy makes runs a pleasure in Little Compton To the editor: I recently moved back to Little Compton over the summer after four years in Louisiana. As a runner on our local roads six days a week, I am used to dealing with the hazards of …

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