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East Providence expects upwards of $29 million in COVID relief funding

EAST PROVIDENCE — City side Finance Director Malcolm Moore, for the first time publicly, confirmed at the June 15 meeting of the council East Providence will receive upwards of $29 million …

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AVTECH owners sell home to Water Rower CEO in Warren's biggest home sale of 2021
The owners of two of Warren's largest businesses completed the largest residential sale in Warren so far this year Monday. Michael … Read More
E.P. Council reverses course, allows First Street pilot bike lane
EAST PROVIDENCE — The endeavor of the Planning Department and the Department of Public Works to conduct a pilot program bicycle lane … Read More
Barrington budget basics — are your taxes going up next year?
We know Barrington’s financial town meeting is Wednesday night, June 16. We know it will be held at the high school. And … Read More
Jones steals home in tenth as Mt. Hope tops Tiverton, 5-4, in preliminary playoff game
Huskies sophomore, AJ Jones, stole home on a passed ball in the bottom of the tenth inning to give Mt. Hope a, 5-4, victory over … Read More
Portsmouth High boys capture first track class title in 15 years
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High boys’ outdoor track and field team won the Class B Championship at Conley Stadium in Providence … Read More
Portsmouth Police: Man arrested after breaking into apartment
PORTSMOUTH — A 36-year-old man was arrested on drug charges Wednesday, June 9, after he allegedly broke into an apartment at 2701 … Read More
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Obituaries
James J. Bolster, 83, of Barrington James J. Bolster, 83, of Sowams Road, Barrington, died unexpectedly on Thursday, June 10, 2021. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., a son of the late Carl and Ruth H. (Clarke) Bolster, he lived in …
Elizabeth M. Reid, 100, of Barrington Elizabeth M. “Bette” Reid passed away Monday, June 7, 2021, at the age of 100, a goal she was determined to reach. Wife of the late Robert F. Reid, an educator in town, she resided in …
Mary Mechant, 76, Warren Mary Frances (Terry) Merchant, 76, of Warren, RI, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Born in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edwin J. and …
Sports
Mt. Hope scores eight in the sixth to sink Prout, 8-3 The Mt. Hope baseball team exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, to beat Prout, 8-3, in their senior day game at Guiteras Field on Thursday afternoon. The win improved their …
Gallery: EPHS boys' volleyball EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ volleyball team suffered a 3-0 loss at home to East Greenwich Thursday night, June 10. The visiting Avengers won by the scores of …
Gallery: EPHS girls' lacrosse EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ lacrosse team fell in its first game of the week, 10-5, to visiting Cranston East in a Division III contest at Pierce Stadium, …
Gallery: EPHS Unified Basketball EAST PROVIDENCE — The 2021 edition of the East Providence High School Unified Basketball League team returned to the court this spring having missed last year due to the onset of the COVID-19 …
Opinion
Letter: A tribute to Sam Kinder – and a greener Bristol

On June 3, a true Bristolian was laid to rest at Juniper Hill Cemetery in a simple and pleasant ceremony. Mr. Sam Kinder had the kindness of his Mother and the business savy of his …

Letter: A letter to the Class of 2021

Years ago at a family wedding, my uncle read an excerpt from Robert Fulghum’s “All I Ever Really Needed to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten.” I liked it so much I got the poster and …

Letter: Consistency is key to a good budget process

To the editor: Please join me at the Financial Town Meeting tonight 7 p.m. at Barrington High School. Hi, my name is John Alessandro, and I am running for re-election to the Committee on …

Letter: Please vote to reinstate funding

To the editor: I write to ask that you attend the Financial Town Meeting (the “FTM”) on Wednesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the high school, and that you vote to reinstate funding for …

Letter: Budget process requires balancing priorities, collaborating

To the editor: My name is Susie Holloway. I am running for a position on the committee on appropriations and I would be grateful for your vote at the election on Wednesday, June 16, which will be …

Letter: Straight pride? More like straight relief

To the editor: “Consider flying a banner for straight pride,” Barrington’s United Veterans Coalition just asked the town council. I’m married to a man, proud of our …

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