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Nick Kapachis, a member of Mt. Hope High School's DECA club, urges fellow student to think before they drink and drive.

DECA encourages Mt. Hope peers to THINK

DECA encourages Mt. Hope peers to THINK

For Mt. Hope High School classmates Cailin Burke and Lexi Sisson, the fact that more than 10,000 people died in drunk driving accidents in 2013 was enough to get them thinking about drinking and driving. Finding the number of deaths was double that before Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) began its push to get teens

Barrington's Adam Kelly won the weight throw and shot put at the state track meet on Saturday.

Barrington boys take second at state track meet

Adam Kelly, Bobby Colantonio and Mike Alvernaz finished first, second and fourth, respectively, in the weight throw competition and helped Barrington finish second at the State Indoor Track Championship in Providence on Saturday. LaSalle Academy won the meet with 104 points, while Barrington finished with 58 points. Bishop Hendricken was third with 48 points. Adam

Photo by Tim Marshall — Paulo Pereira competes for in the 55 meter hurdles for EPHS at the State Indoor Track Meet February 21.

Casey leads East Providence to sixth place at state indoor meet

PROVIDENCE — Trystan Casey’s victory in the long jump highlighted the performances of East Providence High School athletes in the 2015 Rhode Island State Indoor Track and Field Championship Meet held Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Providence Career and Tech Academy Field House. Casey, a senior, cleared 21 feet, 4.5 inches to finish slightly ahead

A crew clears snow form the Hugh Cole School roof Friday.

Bristol-Warren school roofs cleared in time for more snow

While the kids have been out of school this week, it has been no vacation for facilities and maintenance personnel with the Bristol-Warren Regional School District. With upwards of three feet of snow having fallen across the region — and more expected Sunday, mixed with rain that will only increase the weight of the snow

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Barrington students named US Presidential Scholars candidates

Twelve Barrington High School students have earned the right to call themselves candidates in the 2015 US Presidential Scholars program. Established in 1964, the program is designed to recognize and honor some of the country’s “most distinguished graduating high school seniors.” While hundreds of students from across the United States are selected as candidates, only


Turf field plan at East Providence High School gets public forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though sparsely attended, an informational meeting held at Breed Hall on the Senior Center grounds Wednesday night, Feb. 18, to discuss the proposed installation of an artificial turf field at East Providence High School nonetheless proved informative. Tony Vieira, the current East Providence High School boys’ soccer head coach and a city