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Photo from W. R. Watson Funeral Home website
Norman Medeiros, 83.

Funeral set for Oct. 25 for Prudence Island home fire victim

Funeral set for Oct. 25 for Prudence Island home fire victim

PORTSMOUTH — Funeral services for the Prudence Island man who died in an Oct. 16 house fire are scheduled for Saturday morning, Oct. 25, according to an online obituary posted by W.R. Watson Funeral Home. Norman R. Medeiros, 83, was found in his home at 088 Ross Lane by members of the Prudence Island Volunteer

81 Governor Bradford Drive, Barrington

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes changed hands around the East Bay recently: Barrington 81 Governor Bradford Drive — $555,000 9 Saint Andrews Way — $610,000 42 Riverside Drive — $473,000 45 Shore Drive — $374,000 270 Nayatt Road — $238,000 2 Oxford Road — $375,000 24 New Meadow Road — $195,000 Bristol 7 Sullivan Lane — $350,000

BHS sign

Barrington High School and others lose power

  A powerful nor’easter knocked out power to approximately 146 National Grid customers in Barrington late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, Oct. 22 and 23. Among those still without power on Thursday morning was Barrington High School. The school was set to host a presentation at about 9:30 a.m. on Thursday featuring officials from

St. Luke School students will monitor Annawamscutt Creek, observe and report findings throughout the school year.

Barrington private school brings learning outdoors

The middle school students at St. Luke’s School in Barrington kicked off a year of field study at Annawamscutt Creek recently. The students worked with community mentor and environmentalist Sandra Wyatt, who is also a member of the Barrington Land Conservation Trust. Ms. Wyatt and middle school science teacher Doreen Schiff introduced the eighth grade

Riley Ootton, Kayla Howarth and Molly Sullivan (from left to right) are shown during a previous home match.

Barrington volleyball defeats Mt. Hope, 3-1

It was a busy week for the Barrington High School girls’ volleyball team. Last Monday the Eagles competed in the Koch Eye Volleyball Tournament and finished 3-3. The Eagles were eliminated in the semifinals by Cranston West. Coach Ron Enos said the long day at the tournament appeared to take its toll on his players

New East Bay Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Cidalia Rodrigues, center, presented Roger Williams University President Donald Farish with the Chamber's award for Business of the Year and Bristol resident Bette Walpole with Citizen of the Year during the Chamber's annual Awards Dinner Oct. 16 at Jacky's Galaxie. 

East Bay Chamber honors RWU, Bristol resident

Bridging the skills gap between local businesses and area high school graduates will be the focus of the East Bay Chamber of Commerce in 2015. Cidalia Rodrigues, incoming chairwoman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, told a crowded room at Jacky’s Galaxie Oct. 16, that the topic was one of frustration among members. “We recognize