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Council formally approves renaming East Providence senior center in Rock’s honor

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Senior Center will soon officially be renamed in the honor of outgoing and long-time department director Robert Rock after the City Council, at its August …
Barrington All-Stars play tonight on ESPN
The Barrington U12 All-Star team will play against New Jersey in a must-win game in the Little League World Series tonight, Tuesday, … Read More
Public can offer comments during Barrington Police assessment
A team of assessors from the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission will arrive at the Barrington Police Department on Sept. 5 … Read More
NUWC to conduct water exercises in East Passage Aug. 26-29
PORTSMOUTH — The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport will be conducting in-water exercises and technical demonstrations … Read More
Warren police logs: Police break up large underage party
Monday, Aug. 12A Warren resident asked to speak with an officer about his daughter’s penchant for stealing.Steven C. Lopes, 43, of … Read More
Westport weekend marred by three bad crashes on Rt. 177
Three accidents on American Legion Highway (Route 177) damaged vehicles and sent several people to the hospital over the weekend, … Read More
Final Common Fence Point 5 Miler in Portsmouth called ‘bittersweet’
PORTSMOUTH — The Common Fence Point 5 Miler went out with a bang. The 16th and last running of the annual race, a benefit for the … Read More
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Obituaries
H. Sanford (Sandy) Town, 90, Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Bristol H. Sanford (Sandy) Town, 90, of Sarasota, Fla., and formerly of 41 Usher Terrace, Bristol, passed away on Wednesday August 14, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born in Fall River to …
Wallace J. Souza, 80, East Providence Wallace J. Souza, 80 , of Somerset, and formerly of Goldsmith Avenue, East Providence, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Morton Hospital, Taunton. He was the husband of the late Muriel (McCarron) …
Sports
Barrington bounces back with 6-1 win over Kentucky The Barrington U12 All-Star team defeated a team from Bowling Green, Ky., 6-1, in an elimination bracket game at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. on Saturday afternoon, Aug. …
Photos: Barrington U12 All-Stars lose to South East team 3-0 The Barrington U12 All-Star team gave the team from South Riding, Va. all it could handle in a Little League World Series game on Friday morning, Aug. 16.  The team from Barrington held the …
Photos: Barrington's big game delayed by rain, lightning The Barrington U12 All-Star team's first-ever game at the Little League World Series was put on hold because of lightning strikes and heavy rain on Thursday, Aug. 15. Shortly after the National …
Opinion
Letter: Tiverton politics — ‘Always angry’ gets us nowhere To the editor: The news of a “recall effort aimed at town council Chairman Rob Counter and Vice Chairman Justin Katz” is an embarrassment to the town of Tiverton, a wasted use of money and …
Letter: TTA, like Trump, showed themselves unfit right off To the editor: President Trump has said and done many things that objectively are untrue, unfair, unprecedented, and unnecessary.  This startling, stark, steady accumulation of lies and nonsense …
Letter: Still no answers on sloppy Tiverton paving jobs To the editor: I recently wrote about the shoddy paving on Ridgeside Lane — driveway cuts not properly compacted that are going to prematurely fail. Tiverton DPW Director Richard Rogers came by …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on July 11, 2019.
Westport Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Westport Shorelines on July 11, 2019.
East Providence Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on July 11, 2019.

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