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Patriots forward Kelley Coyne (middle) and striker Marykate McGuire (right) react to a corner kick in the second half of their quarterfinals game against Exeter West Greenwich. Photos by Rich Dionne

Portsmouth girls take Division 1 quarterfinal, 3-0

Portsmouth girls take Division 1 quarterfinal, 3-0

PORTSMOUTH — It was the tale of two halves in the Division 1 girls’ soccer quarterfinal matchup between Portsmouth High School and Exeter-West Greenwich Monday night. But as soon as the Patriots overcame their playoff jitters and got down to business on their home field, it wasn’t much of a contest. After a scoreless first half,

Barrington's Emma McMillan (middle) won the gold medal in the girls  cross country state championship for the third straight year. The Lady Eagles took second place behind LaSalle Academy. McMillan clocked 17:47.8.
Photos by Rich Dionne

Barrington’s McMillan wins another girls’ harrier title

NORTH SCITUATE — This season’s three coaches polls, conducted by the R.I. Track & Field Foundation, consistently predicted that the LaSalle Academy girls’ and boys’ cross country teams would emerge from the 2014 State Championship as standard-bearers. On a blustery and wintry Sunday afternoon at Ponaganset High on its “Covered Bridge” 3.1-mile course, the nationally-ranked


House of the Week: Spread out in the Meadows

The bright, sunny yellow home in the Hampden Meadows section of Barrington has it all: luxury, space, privacy and some of the best schools in the state. The colonial home at 6 Deep Meadow Road in Barrington, built in 1990, has 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 2 half baths within 5,266 square feet of


East Bay’s Most Wanted

Police in towns throughout the East Bay are searching for suspects in several unsolved crimes and have listed their crimes on Take a look at the gallery and descriptions below, and contact the listed police department if you have any information: Jewelery theft from Barrington Books The Barrington Police Department is searching for a

Hiram Weber Emery Jr., 84, Little Compton

Hiram Weber Emery Jr. died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at the age of 84 of the effects of Parkinson’s Disease. Born in Providence, he graduated from St Mark’s School (’48), Harvard College, (’52), served as a lieutenant in Korea and graduated from the Harvard Business School (’56). He was a partner for 30 years of

5 Evangeline Court, Bristol

Open houses: Dozens planned around East Bay

Whether you’re looking for a new home or not, it’s always fun to go on a house hunt. See what’s out there on the East Bay market with this weekend’s open house listings: Barrington 33 Meadowbrook Drive — Sunday, Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2, $585,000. Residential Properties, Ceci Sartor, 401-245-9600.

Lori Richard casts her fishing pole into the water from Grinnell's Beach.
Photos by Rich Dionne

Birthday tautog

TIVERTON—Lori Richard casts from Grinnell’s Beach in Tiverton by Stone Bridge last Friday morning. It was her birthday and she and her husband, Daniel, decided to spend the day fishing at a spot they have visited for nearly three years. The couple used to drive to Little Compton to fish, but found it tougher to

22 Great Road, Barrington

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently around the East Bay: Barrington 74 Massasoit Ave. — $320,000 63 Shore Drive — $800,000 22 Great Road — $652,000 4 Rustwood Drive — $462,500 4 Belton Drive — $395,000 55 Fountain Ave — $340,000 291 Maple Ave — $230,000 7 Thomas St. — $475,000 Bristol 9 Eveready

The community training team at the health college in Monrovia, during a lighter moment. "We were just having fun," said Dr. Flanigan. Among the participants was a doctor who recovered from Ebola. The group's leader is a nun with the  Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.
All photos courtesy of Dr. Timothy Flanigan

Tiverton doctor sends dispatch from Ebola ground zero

Tiverton’s Dr. Timothy Flanigan spends two months helping in Liberia TIVERTON — Tiverton resident Dr. Timothy Flanigan has been in Liberia, the center of the Ebola crisis, for nearly two months training health care professionals about infection control and safe practices. We caught up with him very early Sunday morning, when he responded by e-mail to

The Patriots varsity girls’ volleyball team went from 2-12 last season to 12-4 this year in Division III-South. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Portsmouth volleyball team wins division

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School debuted its varsity girls’ volleyball program last year and didn’t scare anyone. The young team finished the season with a 2-12 record in Division III-South. This year? Different story altogether. The team wrapped up its regular season Monday by rolling over rival Middletown High School in straight sets: 25-19, 25-17