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World War II veterans Fred Lehman and Donald Ouellete place a wreath on the veterans memorial at Beech Grove Cemetery on Monday.
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Memorial Day message: Listen to the stories of those who served

Memorial Day message: Listen to the stories of those who served

  World War II veterans Fred Lehman and Donald Ouellete place a wreath on the veterans memorial at Beech Grove Cemetery on Monday.   Some of those who served in World War II are still with us — even at today’s Westport Memorial Day ceremony — but they are mostly over 90 years old now, keynote

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East Providence turf field saga takes another twist

EAST PROVIDENCE — It was learned at the Tuesday, May 26, School Committee that the on-again, off-again saga, which has become of the proposed installation of an artificial turf field at East Providence High School through a public-private partnership, is apparently off again for the moment. Committee legal counsel Bob Silva told the Committee he

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Warren woman faces charges in tree-climbing protest

A Warren woman who carried up enough provisions to last two months only made it six hours, after she climbed a tree in Burrillville last week to protest the expansion of a nearby natural gas compressor station that helps move natural gas along a 1,200-mile-long pipeline. Sherrie Anne Andre was arrested Tuesday, May 19, shortly

Members of St. Andrew's School's Class of 2015 pose for a photo.

Special gift announced at St. Andrew’s commencement

St. Andrew’s School celebrated its commencement on Saturday morning with a special announcement — longtime school supporters Sandy and Dotty McCulloch have donated $1 million to launch the John and Sheila Martin Fund for Professional Development. The fund is named for the school’s longtime headmaster John Martin and his wife Sheila — John is stepping

Olivia Wright of Portsmouth is congratulated by Abbot Caedmon Holmes after receiving her diploma. Photo by Kate Whitney Lucey.

Portsmouth Abbey graduates largest class ever

Above: Olivia Wright of Portsmouth is congratulated by Abbot Caedmon Holmes after receiving her diploma. Photo by Kate Whitney Lucey. PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Abbey School graduates were told during commencement exercises Sunday to be “bold and creative” in using their talents to serve the world going forward. Rev. Joseph G. Healey, a 1956 graduate of the

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Portsmouth police deal with road rage, DWIs

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Tuesday, May 19 Audrey Barker, 44, of 30C Cassey St., Putnam, Conn., was charged with domestic willful trespassing and violating a no-contact order. Police made the arrest at 11:50 a.m., after a local homeowner who had sought the order reported

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