Saturday, February 13, 2016

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Dozens of people spoke out against the recently approved change in school start times during a Barrington School Committee meeting on Thursday night, Feb. 11. Students, teachers, parents and coaches took turns blasting the school committee...

By Nick Friend EAST PROVIDENCE — A special evening anyway took on even greater meaning for the East Providence High School girls' basketball team as the Townies defeated Exeter-West Greenwich, 56-22, Wednesday, Feb. 10, at...

School officials are proposing a $49 million budget for the upcoming year, that's about $2 million more than the current budget. At a meeting last week, administrators shared details for next year's budget and, in...

EAST PROVIDENCE — A lingering problem became an urgent one in the last 24 hours at the East Providence Career and Tech Center as the building's two heating boilers catastrophically failed and need to...

  From Westport winter the audience will be transported to the warm plains of Africa when they step into the Westport High School Auditorium this week. Awaiting them will be Simba, Mufasa, Timon, Scar and the...

PORTSMOUTH — Nathan Nevarez wants to be a paleontologist when he grows up, so it was only natural for his Google design to be based on a dinosaur. His creativity paid off, since it was announced Wednesday...

PORTSMOUTH — Nearly 100 seventh- and eighth-graders put their experiments on display for St. Philomena School’s annual science fair recently. Topics ranged how different musical genres impact one’s ability to study, acid rain and everything in...

Despite a warning from one of the top budget officials in Barrington, members of the town council voted 4-1 to approve sending the plan for a new middle school to officials at the Rhode...

More Barrington officials recently shared their concerns about affording an $80 million middle school project. Town councilor Ann Strong and appropriations committee member Geoff Grove said the estimate offered by Kaestle Boos Associates for a new...

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...
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