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A snow drift at Portsmouth High School blocks an entrance after week’s storm. Photo courtesy of PHS Principal Robert Littlefield.

East Bay schools announce Monday closures

EAST BAY — Several local schools have canceled classes for Monday in light of the winter storm warning that’s in effect from 9 p.m. this evening to 1 a.m. Tuesday. Here’s a list of the some places that will be shutting its doors tomorrow, including private schools, plus parking bans to observe. We’ll update this list

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Featured home: Waterfront living in close-knit community

This home offers an opportunity to live by the water in Barrington’s Bay Spring Village, steps from Bullock’s Cove in a historic home upgraded with modern amenities. The home at 10 Edwin St. has three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms within 1,496 square feet of living space, including a master suite. Upgrades include a new gas


State Police urges fans to exercise caution during Super Bowl Weekend

NORTH SCITUATE — The Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, reminds Rhode Islanders to exercise caution and be aware of drinking and driving during Super Bowl weekend.  With the New England Patriots playing in the Super Bowl, Rhode Islanders are urged to be mindful of not drinking and driving. Rhode Islanders are

Portsmouth High School Principal Robert Littlefield shared this photo showing an entrance to PHS that had been cleared by custodians following the blizzard Juno.

Portsmouth schools agree to explore sharing some services

PORTSMOUTH — In a move aimed at both saving money and improving efficiency, the School Committee Thursday voted to explore the sharing of information technology (IT) and grounds maintenance/facilities services with the town. On a motion by committee member Thomas R. Vadney, the panel voted 6-0 to direct Superintendent of Schools Ana C. Riley to work

26 Griswold Ave., Bristol

Open houses planned across East Bay

The following open houses are planned throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 33 Meadowbrook Drive — Sunday, Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2, $574,000. Residential Properties, Ceci Sartor, 401-245-9600. Bristol 26 Griswold Ave. — Saturday, Jan. 31, 12-3 p.m. Colonial, 4, 3, $579,900. Fos sale by owner, 401-410-0215. 6 Addy