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Residents cast their votes on a proposed turf field bond at the financial town meeting on May 27.

Barrington’s proposed turf field defeated, but not dead

The defeat of the $1.5 million turf field bond at Wednesday night’s financial town meeting in Barrington, does not necessarily spell the end for the artificial field project. According to Barrington Schools Superintendent Michael Messore and School Committee Chairwoman Kate Brody, the school board will continue to evaluate the turf field concept as committee members

Mt. Hope’s Grace Moclair breaks through a Smithfield defender during the Huskies’ victory. Photos by Tim Marshall

Lady Huskies LAX advances to championship game

Above: Mt. Hope’s Grace Moclair breaks through a Smithfield defender during the Huskies’ victory. Photos by Tim Marshall The Mount Hope High School girls lacrosse team advanced to the Division II championship game after beating Prout 18-8 Wednesday afternoon. The Huskies dominated the action throughout the game, controlling the ball on their end of the


Man’s body recovered in water off Portsmouth

The body of a man was discovered in shallow water off Portsmouth Wednesday evening, Portsmouth Police announced. The man’s body was found off Anthony Road in Portsmouth. It is believed the body is that of a man who jumped off the Mt. Hope Bridge in February, police announced. The man’s name is being withheld pending

Audrey Emerson

Student filmmaker acts globally

Little Compton feels like a world away, in both form and function, from most of Rhode Island. But for Audrey Emerson, a 20-year-old Little Compton native who is just finishing her second year of film school at the University of Southern California, it’s not so far from Little Compton to Tanzania, East Africa. A few


Local students share scientific discoveries to international audience

Presenting to a panel of doctorate level scientists, Sabrina DaSilva explained how her discovery of three naturally occurring, previously unknown allele molecules, if combined with synthetic pharmaceuticals, could create the “wonder drug” that penicillin and other antibiotics once were. At the same time Morgan Kane shared her research to other scientists, explaining how the creation

A make-shift memorial Daniel Lopes is set up at the sight of the scene where he lost his life last weekend after an accident on North Broadway.

Speed is the likely factor in East Providence car fatality

EAST PROVIDENCE — The exact cause in the vehicular death of a 23-year-old city man in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 23, was still being determined by law enforcement personnel as of mid-week. According to Chief Chris Parella, East Providence Police were putting the finishing touches on the accident reconstruction, seeking to learn