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Volvo Ocean Race officials have now revealed that one fisherman was killed and nine others rescued after their fishing boat was involved in a collision with Vestas 11th Hour Racing early Saturday … more
STATE HOUSE – Sen. Louis P. DiPalma and Rep. Brian Patrick Kennedy have introduced legislation (2018-S 2008 / 2018-H 7076) that would prohibit the state and its municipalities from entering into … more
Holding what appeared to be a fairly comfortable 16-mile lead in the fight for second place just a couple of hours from the Leg 4 finish, Vestas 11th Hour Racing was involved in a collision with some other vessel. While that was … more
How brutal was the weather a couple of weeks back? So icy, so cold that even hardy turkey vultures were almost frozen solid. Buffeted by cold rain that froze to their wings as temperatures … more
LITTLE COMPTON — Fire destroyed the garage but firefighters managed to save a Little Compton house overnight with help from crews from surrounding towns. Initial response was delayed, Little … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity indoor track team had a good day at the Providence Career & Technical Academy, sweeping its dual meet against Rogers and … more
The frigid weather of late brings to mind one of the saddest of all New England sea ice sagas, the loss one century ago this winter of the Cross Rip Lightship (LV-6). The Cross Rip, one of several … more
Two classrooms at the Hugh Cole School are closed through at least the end of the week, after workers dealing with burst water pipes discovered asbestos tiles in the music room and under the gym … more
The around-the-world race boat he skippers was neck and neck in the middle of the pack somewhere east of Australia last Friday but Charlie Enright was back home in Bristol, overseeing nap time for … more
An extended period of deep, freezing temperatures — with daytime air in single digits and wind chills below zero — has created sights, sounds and vistas rarely seen anymore. Residents … more
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