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Westport guitar maker Thom Scott.

Guitar maker to visit Saturday Farmers’ Market

Guitar maker to visit Saturday Farmers’ Market

The summer season for the Westport Farmers’ Market has reached the half-way mark and by now the produce is pouring in. The variety of summer fruits and vegetables is now reaching its peak, said farm manager Stephen Connors, with heirloom tomatoes of all shapes and colors, purple peppers, plump blueberries and peaches on sale.  All

PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth police officer stopped a woman from jumping off the Mt. Hope Bridge Saturday afternoon, according to police. On Saturday at 3:35 p.m., police responded to the bridge for the report of a female walking on the span. Officer David Powers located the female near the center span, standing on the railings


East Providence man faces child porn charges

NORTH SCITUATE — Members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested Bryan R. Lafreniere, 32, of 10 Bullocks Point Ave., Apartment 209, East Providence, for Possession of Child Pornography and Transfer of Child Pornography on Wednesday, July 30. Mr. Lafreniere was scheduled to be arraigned on the aforementioned charges Wednesday

Jodi "Hollywood" Davock lets a long pass fly. Photos by Tim Marshall

Alum clash on gridiron for fun, Huskies’ sports

The Bristol Warren Gridiron Club hosted the first of its semi-annual alumni games on Saturday, July 26, pitting teams from the former Warren and Bristol High Schools against each other in an event to help raise money for those playing on Mt. Hope’s gridiron. Event organizer Mark Rynhard said Saturday’s event was “the best event


Bristol residents charged in cocaine ring bust

Seven Bristol residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with an organized cocaine distribution ring brought down by a State Police operation dubbed “Get Shorty.” The two-year investigation by the State Police High Intensity Drug Task Force and the Providence Police focused on Angel Martinez — know as “Shorty” — of Providence, suspected of running the