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Warren man gets five months for beating dog, girlfriend

A Warren man has been sentenced to five months at the ACI in Cranston after pleading no contest last week to beating his dog and then his girlfriend, who stepped in to intervene. Jmaire Wray, 19, …
Bristol Police hosting prescription takeback day on Saturday
The Bristol Police Department will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s, 16th National Take Back Day. It will … Read More
Moses Brown pulls away in win over Portsmouth, 41-10
PORTSMOUTH — Visiting Moses Brown scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to soundly defeat the Portsmouth Patriots varsity … Read More
Three fires in Bristol today, including yacht club
Bristol firefighters were called to the Bristol Yacht Club on Poppasquash Road Sunday afternoon because of a fire in the main … Read More
East Providence High School boys' soccer team fails to claim playoff bid in final home game
EAST PROVIDENCE — The already tough task facing the East Providence High School boys’ soccer team in its quest to earn a spot in … Read More
East Providence mayoral candidates DaSilva, Russo respond to questions at forum
EAST PROVIDENCE — The second of two candidate forums during the 2018 election cycle, this one for the general election, took place … Read More
Council appears ready to approve amended East Providence FY2018-19 operating budget
EAST PROVIDENCE — Barring any more last-minute changes, the City Council seemed poised to give final approval to the Fiscal Year … Read More
Obituaries
Maria Odilia Fernandes, 71, of Bristol Maria Odilia (Gomes) Fernandes, 71, of Robin Drive, Bristol, passed away on Oct. 19, 2018, at Evergreen Nursing Center. She was the wife of Teotonio Fernandes.   Born in Relva, St. …
Philip J. DePasquale, 89, Warren Philip J. DePasquale, 89, husband, father, brother and grandfather, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Grace Barker Nursing Center in Warren, with family at his side.  “Phil” …
Sports
Wildcats are hopeful to make the tournament, despite recent 3-2 loss to Diman The Westport girls volleyball team was decked out in pink uniforms during their breast cancer awareness game on Friday evening. The Cats lost to Diman 3-2. The loss drops the team’s record to 7-7 …
Scolaro scores two as Huskies blank Mounties 3-0 Huskies senior striker Jo Jo Scolaro scored two goals in leading Mt. Hope to a 3-0 win over Mount St. Charles Academy in a home game at Vendituoli Field on Friday night. “The team played a …
BHS Sports Roundup: Quakers outscore Eagles in field hockey Barrington High School lost to Moses Brown 4-3 in a battle of the top two field hockey teams on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The undefeated Quakers built a 2-1 halftime lead against the Eagles, but …
Gallery: East Providence High School girls' soccer EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' soccer team collected its second win of the season Friday afternoon, Oct. 12, with a 4-0 shutout of visiting St. Raphael in a Division II …
Opinion
A primer on how to debate What do you get when you have a top-notch moderator team of Tim White and Ted Nesi who insist that a candidate answer their well-crafted questions and two candidates who are intelligent and at the …
Editorial: What is the future of the old middle school? For the second time in a month, hundreds of Barrington children suddenly had their Saturday schedules cleared while their peers throughout Rhode Island chased after soccer balls on a typical fall day …
Letter: Please vote to expand cemetery commission To the editor: It’s easy, I think, to take for granted all the work needed to manage a town like Barrington.  Did you know for instance that Barrington has 21 boards, committees and …
Letter: Ban semi-automatic rifles in Barrington To the editor: On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and killed 20 six- and seven-year-old children with a semi-automatic rifle that was legally …

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