4th royalty crowned, Murder charge, School district divorce, and More: East Bay top stories

Take a look at some of the top stories from the past week across the East Bay. Click the headlines to read the full story. Borgia, Pirri win 2017 Miss and Little Miss Fourth of July Fourth of …
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Bay View Academy announces third quarter honor roll

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Bay View Academy community recognizes those students who demonstrate above average scholastic achievement on a quarterly basis via the Honor Roll. A student in grade six …

WaterRower grand re-opening set for Saturday in Warren

After a multi-million dollar expansion WaterRower is opening its doors to the public this Saturday, giving a glimpse inside the largest manufacturing plant in Warren. The 560 Metacom Ave. firm …

Huskies hope bats return for playoffs

The Mt. Hope high school 2017 regular season baseball campaign has come to an end. An inconsistent year ended in a 3-5 slump that dropped their record to 10-8 overall. After a hot start to the …

Dressing the stars

TIVERTON — Emily Taradash was raised on a horse farm on Neck Road in Tiverton, her life now consists of a full immersion in theater. She designs costumes for performers in Warwick's Ocean State Theater (Ocean State or OST) productions — shows like "Victor Victoria," a musical that has just finished its run, and the upcoming [and now cancelled, see update] "Shrek" (July), and "Clue" (August), and "Titanic" (September).

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Houghton St. — $410,000 4 Paquin Road — $355,000 16 Evergreen St. — …
Obituaries
Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, Warren

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, of Riverview Street, Warren, passed away on May 21, 2017. Born in Villa Franca, St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Jose Esperito Santo Araujo and Maria Sofia …

Florence Mendes, 97, Bristol

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Richard R. LaRoche, 66, of Riverside

Anthony J. “Tony” Mastriano, 57, Bristol

Ricky J. Samson, 57, Warren

Rose Anna LaFrance, 94, Warren

Dorothy A. Longo, of Barrington

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Sports
Mt. Hope student among state’s ‘Golden Dozen’

To recognize his academic and athletic prowess, a Mt. Hope High School student has been named a Golden Dozen recipients for the 2016-2017 year. Joe Rioux, a senior from Warren, is one of just 12 …

Girls Lacrosse: Mt. hope beats Narragansett, loses to Lincoln School

Masqueraders to stage ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Mt. Hope bats explode, beat Ponaganset 8-4

Softball photos: Concannon leads Lady Eagles past Mt. Hope 2-1

Things to Do
Warren podcasters reach milestone

On the surface, comedians Chuck Staton and Brad Rohrer couldn’t be more different. Chuck is a Warren guy with roots here, Brad is a transplant from the Midwest. Chuck loves restaurants, Brad …

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

KMS to stage ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’

Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Opinion
Halsey Herreshoff calls for school district divorce

EDITOR's NOTE: The following is a guest commentary by former Bristol Town Councilman and Town Administrator Halsey Herreshoff. The Bristol Phoenix of May 18 well described the funding crisis of …

Former finance chief calls for Bristol Warren to deregionalize

Letter: Council followed charter in approving raises

Editorial: Selfless example

Letter: Warren dragging heals on ADA compliance

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