Barrington police warn teens found with fake guns at Zion

Barrington Police Chief John LaCross is asking parents to check their children's toy guns and make sure the orange safety tips are still intact, after an incident last week. On Tuesday, April 17, …
East Providence continues consistent climb towards firm financial footing

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence is on as firm a financial footing as it’s been this decade, holding in its coffers an amount of money likely the envy of most municipalities around the …

Council approves revisions to two derelict East Providence parcels

EAST PROVIDENCE — A minor omission made over a decade ago putting a glitch in a current proposal to redevelop one of the city’s most strikingly blighted parcels was remedied by the council …

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DEM issues non-contact advisory for Seekonk River

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public to refrain from contact recreation in the Seekonk River. Officials recommend washing your hands …

Updated: Notable Bay View alumnae McSally claims sexual abuse by former coach

One of St. Mary Academy-Bay View’s most famous alumnae has made a startling revelation, claiming she was sexually abused while a student at the school.Rep. Martha McSally, 52, told the Wall …

Agreement on Pawtucket Avenue construction plan in East Providence stalls

EAST PROVIDENCE — Not so fast. The much ballyhooed and anticipated collaborative effort between the city and state to reconstruct the tattered sidewalks and roadway on an approximately two-mile …

Agawam Hunt, Nature Conservancy announce access agreement

EAST PROVIDENCE — Freshly out of bankruptcy proceedings and now wholly owned without any debt, the historic Agawam Hunt Club in Rumford is turning its attention to a fruitful partnership with a …

Gallery: East Providence High School Theatre troupe performs 'Rent'

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School Theatre Troupe performed "RENT: High School Edition" as its annual spring effort last weekend, including a performance on Friday, April 6, shot by …

East Providence Police Department swears in 15 new officers

EAST PROVIDENCE — On the job for a few weeks now, 15 new members of the East Providence Police Department were publicly initiated into the force during a swearing-in ceremony overseen by Chief …
Obituaries
Douglas B. Roy, 87, East Providence

Douglas B. Roy, 87 of East Providence, died Wednesday Feb.21, 2018 at Hope Hospice. He was the husband of Annette (Campeau) Roy. They were married for over 61 years.Douglas was born in Providence a …

Jeffrey S. Smith, 68, Swansea

Dayle Hathaway Turner, of Assonet, Mass.

Howard M. 'Howie' Springer, 80, of Riverside

Jane A. Drew, 82, Riverside

Lloyd E. Broomhead, 68, of Riverside and Naples, Fla.

Mary Rego, 83, Rumford

Marie Campo, 76, of East Providence, Riverside

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