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Barrington's Katharine Work spent hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars on her senior project.

Barrington High senior project carries hefty price tag

Barrington High senior project carries hefty price tag

She is 18 and she has a plan. Katharine Work, the youngest of five Work children, said she will attend college in the fall and then, in two years, would like to become a police officer on mounted patrol or a game warden on mounted patrol. And while some skeptics may cast aside an 18

Superintendent Mario Andrade has a new assistant as the Bristol Warren Regional School District names its second-in-command.

Bristol-Warren names assistant superintendent

With the retirement of Bristol Warren Regional School District Superintendent Melinda Thies, the district is now under new management, after the School Committee promoted former Assistant Superintendent Mario Andrade to replace her. Now Mr. Andrade has been replaced. It was recently announced that Diane Fanna of Tiverton will take over as second-in-command for the schools.

Apollo 11 crew

45th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 mission

“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” That historic sentence signaled a new era and inspired a planet. This month marks the 45th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission which landed the first humans on the moon and ushered in a new age of exploration. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and

coast guard helicopter

Coast Guard search comes up empty

PRUDENCE ISLAND — A Coast Guard helicopter from Cape Cod and a 45-foot response boat from Castle Hill searched the bay’s East Passage off Prudence Island’s Sandy Point late Monday night for a possible boat adrift but found nothing. A spokeswoman for the Coast Guard’s First District in Boston said that the Coast Guard had


Costly clams contribute to clamboil cancellation

TIVERTON — Low clam supplies and high prices are partly to blame for the cancellation of Saturday’s scheduled Tiverton Historical Society clamboil. The event was to have been part of the Celebrate Tiverton weekend full of events. A spokesman for the society sent this message out late Monday … “Due to clam shortages caused by

The 2014 Bristol Warren Regional School District teachers of the year include Lori-Ann Albuquerque (left), Jane Glass, Susan Beck, Michael Moran, Libby Pagano and Fran Souza.

Bristol Warren district honors teachers of the year

An educator who “goes above and beyond” and is an “inspiration” to her students, Libby Pagano is the 2013-2014 Bristol Warren Regional School District teacher of the year. Ms. Pagano, a special education teacher at Mt. Hope High School, was chosen buy her peers and superiors to receive the honor, which was announced at a