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Molly Coffey at the Barrinton High School graduation ceremony.

ACLU to Barrington schools: Student ‘deserves… diploma’

ACLU to Barrington schools: Student ‘deserves… diploma’

The ACLU of Rhode Island and the R.I. Disability Law Center have called on the Barrington School Committee to issue a high school diploma to former Barrington High School senior Molly Coffey. Molly has said she did everything in her power to graduate, but learned late in the year that she would not receive a

81 Governor Bradford Drive, Barrington

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes changed hands around the East Bay recently: Barrington 81 Governor Bradford Drive — $555,000 9 Saint Andrews Way — $610,000 42 Riverside Drive — $473,000 45 Shore Drive — $374,000 270 Nayatt Road — $238,000 2 Oxford Road — $375,000 24 New Meadow Road — $195,000 Bristol 7 Sullivan Lane — $350,000

Councilman Edward Stuart makes a point while Councilwoman Mary Parella looks on during the Bristol forum Tuesday night.

Bristol council candidates face off

From education funding to economic development to liquor licenses in Bristol, Town Council candidates stated their platforms on a bevy of topics during the last public forum before the Nov. 4 election. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, East Bay Newspapers and the East Bay Chamber of Commerce, the forum pitted the eight candidates

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Barrington High School and others lose power

  A powerful nor’easter knocked out power to approximately 146 National Grid customers in Barrington late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, Oct. 22 and 23. Among those still without power on Thursday morning was Barrington High School. The school was set to host a presentation at about 9:30 a.m. on Thursday featuring officials from

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Potent storm

This Wednesday through Friday storm has brought not only rain but powerful north to northeast winds to Westport. The wind gauge at the Westport Life Saving Station on East Beach Road recorded a gust of 57 m.p.h. between 7 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Westport Fishermen’s Association. The forecast calls for winds to gradually ease

His car was loaded with copper cable but the driver was not clear on where it came from.

Police seek owner of suspected stolen copper wire

They have seized a car-load of high quality copper wire and now Westport Police hope to discover where that wire was taken from. On Tuesday, Oct. 21, at approximately 9 a.m., off-duty Westport Police Lt. John Bell spotted a car that he said was swerving all over the road. He flagged town officer Tara Sousa

East Providence's Cassia Spivey sets the ball up for  Jayla Semedo during the Townies' match against Mount St. Charles, October 22.

Mount edges East Providence in girls’ volleyball thriller

EAST PROVIDENCE — The host East Providence High School and Mount St. Charles Academy girls’ volleyball teams squared off in a Division I-North thriller Wednesday night, Oct. 22, at Carvalho Court, the visiting Mounties narrowly winning in five sets by the scores of 15-25, 25-19, 25-21, 23-25, 13-15. East Providence was led offensively by Jayla