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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 …
What to do with Coggeshall School building in Portsmouth?
PORTSMOUTH — The possibilities are endless for the former Coggeshall School — and the town wants to hear all about them. Read More
Barrington elementary school hosts fun fund-raiser
A large crowd of people turned out for the Sowams Octoberfest at Sowams School on Saturday, Oct. 13. The weather turned a bit … Read More
Warren school board candidates vary in style, but both want better schools
They’ve got different styles and visions for how Bristol Warren schools should — and is currently — educating students, but two … Read More
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 … Read More
Security cam nabs break-in suspect in action
WESTPORT — A Westport woman’s check of her new real-time home surveillance system Monday afternoon revealed a man inside … Read More
Bright lights, big party at BHS homecoming
Spirits were soaring at Victory Field on Friday night when Barrington High School celebrated homecoming. Although the football team … Read More
Obituaries
Joseph R. Medeiros, 89, Warren Joseph Robert Medeiros, 89, of Warren, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at Silver Creek Manor. He was the husband of Artemizia (Cordeiro) Medeiros. Born in Bristol, he was the son of the …
David Anderson, 76, of Scarborough, Maine David Anderson, 76, of Scarborough, Maine, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 on his own terms from gastric cancer with his beloved wife Nee-Nee by his side. He was previously an 8-year survivor of …
Bruce Harris, 64, of Barrington Bruce Harris, 64, of Barrington, died peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 at Maine Medical Center in Portland surrounded by loving family.  Bruce is survived by his wife of 40 years Dana …
Sports
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 …
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 …
Opinion
Letter: RE: The Whitehouse by Mr. Fuller To the editor: In the recent letter satirizing the very real danger of toxic masculinity, the letter only served to project it further. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse did a tremendous job in …
Letter: Toxic bologna To the editor: Hida, I applaud you for responding to my letter to the editor. The first amendment is a beautiful thing and to be highly valued by all Americans. So too is our constitutional right …
Letter: We all need to know what chemicals our farms use To the editor: To the owners of some of the local top killed farm fields, thank you for identifying yourselves. But you stopped short of telling your community what chemicals you are using to …
Little Compton council has done good job, deserves to continue To the editor: I write this letter to all Little Compton voters to point out the accomplishments of members of our present Town Council.  With over 75 years of combined service, they have made …

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