Sunday, February 14, 2016

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PORTSMOUTH — Parents need to get more involved and put pressure on their respective school committees to dump Common Core and its related PARCC test, opponents of the assessment program were told at a forum...

EAST PROVIDENCE — Youngsters in city carried on a long-standing tradition of taking advantage of a school snow day by heading to Silver Spring Golf Course on Pawtucket Avenue for some sledding. East Providence Post...

NARRAGANSETT — As part of the annual Special Olympics Rhode Island Torch Run Plunge at Salty Brine State Beach in Narragansett March 19 and 20 a "Super Plunge" is also scheduled. The Super Plunge is...

PORTSMOUTH — The town is offering recycling bins, compost bins and rain barrels to residents year-round. “The Town of Portsmouth is expanding recycling and waste reducing opportunities,” said Sanne Kure-Jensen, the town’s recycling coordinator. “Recycle bins...

PORTSMOUTH — Forget about town business tonight and curl up in front of a fire instead. Due to today’s snowstorm, the regular Town Council meeting that had been scheduled for tonight, Feb. 8, has been canceled. The...

SEEKONK — Senior kitties need loving homes too! Meet Evvie… She is a domestic shorthaired, female tiger cat who is around 10 years old. Evvie is very sweet and friendly and is always purring up...

Zoe Fournier Swire won the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s annual spelling bee Thursday night, successfully spelling “shrapnel” correctly to defend the title she first won last year as a sixth grader. Zoe, a seventh...

An anticipated 5-8 inches of snow — more to the south and east today, Monday, has prompted all pubic schools in our coverage area to close. Parking bans are also effect in the usual places...

PORTSMOUTH — While most of you were watching the Denver Broncos defeat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, a different sort of victory was quietly being celebrated on the Sakonnet River Bridge. Workers from Aetna...

The Town of Bristol will implement a parking ban on Monday, February 8, 2016.  The ban will begin at 9 a.m. and remain in effect until further notice. Public schools are also closed on...
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