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Jeremy Motyka at his trial in 2001. (Richard W. Dionne Jr. photo)

Motyka fails in latest bid for freedom

Motyka fails in latest bid for freedom

With even his own attorney again seeing no merit in his plea for relief from a life sentence for murdering a Little Compton woman, Jeremy Motyka was sent back to prison Wednesday. Mr. Motyka is serving a life sentence without chance of parole for the 1999 Memorial Day weekend killing of 66-year-old Angela Spence-Shaw in

Letter: RhodeMap RI plan raises real concerns

To the editor: In a recently published opinion piece in defense of the RhodeMap RI plan that has come increasingly under attack, Neil Steinberg of the Rhode Island Foundation and Marcel Valois of Commerce RI said that “for over a decade, Rhode Islanders have called for an economic development vision, plan and most importantly action.”


Robert E. “Bob” Fleming Jr., 53, Little Compton

Robert E. “Bob” Fleming Jr., 53, of Little Compton, a union pile driver for many years, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.  He was the former husband of Gina M. (Santos) Fleming of Newport. Born in Fall River, a son of Mabel L. (De Costa) Fleming of Little Compton,

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Photos with Santa are ready for viewing

Saturday brought a cold and rainy day to the East Bay but it also brought a very special visit. Santa and Mrs. Claus dropped by the Audubon Educational Center in Bristol to take some pictures, share some smiles and hear a few Christmas lists. The 16th annual Photos with Santa brought out more than 300 area families


East Bay’s Most Wanted

Dorm room break-in, thefts The Bristol Police Department is looking for two suspects who broke into a dorm at Roger Williams University on Nov. 10. The first suspect climbed through a dorm window and stole several thousand dollars worth of electronics, including two Apple Macbook computer laptops. The suspect then entered a second dorm room through a window and

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Open houses planned around East Bay

Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, or just an interested observer, it’s important to keep up on the real estate market. An open house is a great way to see what’s available at a particularl price level in each community. The following open houses are scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 10