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Contractor runs afoul of Town of Warren, neighbors

A Fall River contractor is in trouble with the town after workers late last week began clearing land on Denver Avenue without permission, and then ignored a police officer’s warning to clear …
Portsmouth's Glen Park goes to the dogs
PORTSMOUTH — Four-legged friends took over Glen Park Sunday afternoon for the 29th annual Heart & Sole Walk for Animals. The event … Read More
Vandals strike Escobar farm's corn maze in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Lori Clarke held aloft a possible clue that was left behind after one or more vandals struck the Escobar's Highland … Read More
Black Ships Festival returning to Bristol
After a successful first showing at Independence Park this past July, the Black Ships Festival returns to Bristol next summer for its … Read More
‘Don’t give up’ signs send messages of hope
Mysterious signs with positive messages have been popping up all over Bristol, offering a stark contrast to the cluttered landscape of … Read More
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. … Read More
Cost overruns on Portsmouth police station prompt concerns
PORTSMOUTH — What happens when voters approve the borrowing of $10 million to construct a new police station, but the construction … Read More
Obituaries
Francis “Frank” S. Mancini, age 77, of Bristol Mr. Francis “Frank” S. Mancini, age 77, of Silver Creek Manor, and formerly of Burton Street, Bristol, died peacefully Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Silver Creek Manor, with his loving family …
Clare P. Boyd, 100, Westport Clare P. (O'Toole) Boyd, 100, of Westport, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018, at Catholic Memorial Home. She was the wife of the late John C. Boyd. Mrs. Boyd was born in New Bedford, …
Ralph E. Cirillo, Sr., 92, of Bristol Ralph E. Cirillo, Sr. was born on April 16, 1926, in Bristol, R.I. and died on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the …
Sports
Barrington athletes fare well in fencing competitions Fencers from the Rhode Island Fencing Academy & Club (RIFAC) challenged the competition for medals at an unclassified tournament sponsored by Worcester Fencing Club recently. The …
Two second half goals boost Wildcats over Wareham, 2-0 The Wildcats field hockey team beat Wareham 2-0 to boost their record to 5-1-3. The win gave the team 13 points and qualified the team for the state tournament. “It’s a big deal to make the …
Freshman scores first goal in win over Cranston West Midfielder Joviana Goldstein scored her first goal with two minutes left in the game to give the Huskies a 1-0 win over Cranston West at Vendituolli Field on Friday evening. The win boosted the …
Portsmouth Police: Man assaulted female at Newport Beach Club PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Police have charged a Maine man with assaulting a 21-year-old female while she was working at the Newport Beach Club last month. Patrick A. Tinsman, 47, of 91 …
Opinion
A.G. candidate Neronha is the real deal One would be hard pressed to come up with a more qualified attorney general candidate than Peter Neronha. He spent close to 20 years as a prosecutor, first serving under then Attorney General Jeff …
Letter: Relationship between council and clerk is vitally important Having served 14 years on the town council I certainly am aware of the unique relationship between the council and the town clerk who acts as its secretary and is based on mutual respect and a …
Letter: Developments would be a disaster for Bristol The recent proposals for development portend a disaster for the character of Bristol along with an increase in taxes. Bristol is fortunate in having many intelligent and thoughtful citizens who have …
Letter: Stop dragging your feet with start time change Letter to the Barrington School Committee: As a mom of three exhausted middle schoolers, a physician who takes care of many sleep-deprived teenagers and a supporter of the results of many …

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