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Barrington Police received a phone call on Monday morning, Dec. 3, from someone who spotted a strange object on Federal Road and believed it might be a sparkler bomb. About two weeks ago, someone … more
Chloe Watson of Bristol, a senior at Bay View Academy and a member of the Bengals crew team, signed a National Letter of Intent to row at the University of Rhode Island. This fall, she recorded a … more
A 59-year-old California woman who, earlier this year, left the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash in Dartmouth, was convicted of leaving the scene— death resulting, in Fall River Superior Court, … more
PORTSMOUTH — Gretchen Markert stopped dead in her tracks upon being asked what she found so special about Spruce Acres Farm last week. “Listen,” she said. more
Imagine not knowing you had a child for nearly 50 years. That was the plight of local resident Tony Ribeiro, who discovered recently that he had a son following a relationship he had with a … more
A new addition to Bristol’s holiday decor is a lobster pot tree on the State Street dock. The tree was first erected two years ago after being proposed by Lynn Shaw, proprietor of Harbor Bath … more
Anyone interested in purchasing a personalized engraved brick to support the Barrington Middle School PTO should do so before Dec. 31 — that date marks the end of the Barrington Middle … more
SEEKONK — Over six years after a fiery crash served as the impetus for the project and some three years since it actually commenced, the reconstruction of the intersection at Route 114A and Arcade … more
Sarah Schumann, of Warren, at an Eating with the Ecosystem "Scales and Tails" food boat event at last year's Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival.Chef Rizwan Ahmed of Bristol created the recipes for … more
SEEKONK — Attention local shoppers: Two major national retailers will soon be coming to the area, taking up renovated spaces of the old Benny’s Store located on East Providence’s … more
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