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Fire on Vine Street in East Providence is quickly controlled

Fire on Vine Street in East Providence is quickly controlled

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Firefighters quelled a blazed on Vine Street in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 28. The fire broke out some time around 3 a.m. Saturday in a multi-family residence. It took EPFD personnel about an hour to bring the event under control. “Our guys did a phenomenal stop. There

Grayson Lautieri (right) who’s being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, poses with his baby brother, Ryker, who has Down syndrome.

Firefighters to go ‘bald’ for Bristol boy

BRISTOL — Firefighters from Portsmouth, Bristol and Barrington will be among those getting clipped for a cause on Tuesday, March 31. Nine-year-old Grayson Lautieri of Bristol, the son of Dominic and Courtney Lautieri, was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a form of cancer of the white blood cells. Mr. Lautieri, who goes by “Nick,”


The Boxcar Lilies in Bristol

The Boxcar Lilies have quickly made a name for themselves with their signature mix of folk, country, and bluegrass-tinged Americana music featuring spine-tingling, innovative harmonies and top-notch songwriting. Accompanying themselves on guitar, clawhammer banjo, concert ukulele, bass, and washboard, they have brought their uniquely warm sound and energetic stage presence to venues up and down the

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WaterRower expansion would be in phases

How will Metacom Avenue’s WaterRower look if its plan to expand north to the so-called Wightman’s Farm land is approved? Renderings released Monday by the rowing machine manufacturer give a hint. WaterRower president Peter King wants to expand his rowing machine manufacturing company just north of its current home at 500 Metacom Ave. Architectural renderings

Barrington Schools Superintendent Michael Messore

Barrington superintendent: PARCC testing going well

Michael Messore, the superintendent of Barrington schools, said feedback from local principals about the district’s first experience with PARCC testing has been, so far, very positive. “They said the students came back and said it was fun,” said Mr. Messore. The PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) assessments replaced the NECAP

15 Ridgewood Road, Barrington

Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 12 Foote St. — Sunday, March 29, 12-1:30 p.m. Cape, 3, 2, $339,000. Residential Properties, Nancy Ryan, 401-245-9600 77 Prospect St. — Sunday, March 29, 12-2 p.m. Cape, 3, 1.5, $349,000. Residential Properties, Dawne Nordstrom, 401-245-9600. 15 Ridgewood Road —