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Small works arts show to debut at the Collaborative

You can see the work, submitted by over 37 local artists, beginning Thursday, Dec. 8.
Temptation, distraction and cell phone use
It’s a Friday morning at Barrington High School and the class is engaging in a group discussion — several students are working on … Read More
Internal Army Corps memo questions Hix Bridge project
A United States Corps of Engineers internal memo published five months ago, but received by the town only two weeks ago, has raised … Read More
Photos: Bristol celebrates annual Grand Illumination
The annual Grand Illumination lit up the night in downtown Bristol on Sunday, Dec. 4. Read More
CountryView residents ask Tiverton to intercede
A group that represents residents at Countryview Estates, a manufactured home community in northeast Tiverton, has asked the town for … Read More
In Tiverton, a tree from the sea
John Viveiros loves to collect sea glass. And while combing Tiverton-area beaches has been a rewarding hobby for him over the years, … Read More
Preservationists rally to save historic Water Street buildings
Historic preservation proponents are rallying to save two buildings on Water Street that hang in the balance of possible demolition to … Read More
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Salve Regina's Newport County Orchestra Holiday Concert

The Newport County Orchestra's holiday concert will feature seasonal and classical orchestral music. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors, military and non-Salve Regina students, and …

City's WinterFest and tree lighting are Saturday night

The City of East Providence hosts its 12 annual WinterFest this Saturday, Dec. 10, from 3 to 7 p.m. Held at the Robert Rock Senior Center, it will feature Dave Marchetti’s “Animal …

Holiday Sip & Shop at Ocean Cliff

Ocean Cliff in Newport is hosting a fun evening of cocktails and shopping, featuring local boutiques and designers. Shop for jewelry, clothing, home décor and more from 4 to 7 p.m.Admission …
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George Bolton Barrington, RI|George Bolton, a longtime resident of Barrington, R.I. passed away on Friday December 2, 2022 at the age of 95. He was the son of the late Arthur D. Bolton and Ruth B. Bolton. George
Catherine Dusel Catherine M. Dusel (Murphy), 79, passed away at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence on Sunday, November 27, 2022. She was the devoted wife of John C. "Jack" Dusel, III for 55 years before her
Albert Micheletti Albert P. Micheletti, 92, of Barrington, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, surrounded by his five children. He was the devoted and loving husband of the late Maria (DiMarzio) Mic
Mohs Surgery: The Gold Standard in Skin Cancer Treatment

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. It is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop this disease in their lifetime, and 9,500 people are being diagnosed daily. Fortunately, …

'The Herd' creates havoc (in a good way) at East Providence High School sporting events EAST PROVIDENCE — What started nearly a decade ago by a group of student athletes at East Providence High School as a way of supporting their peers in a collective fashion has since been …
Track coach gets lift from community to save indoor program Renae Cicchinelli and parent volunteers wanted to raise enough money to save the high school boys indoor track program. They exceeded all expectations.
Barrington dominates Portsmouth in Injury Fund hockey PORTSMOUTH — Last year, the Division II Portsmouth Patriots hockey team played admirably against Division I Barrington High in the annual Injury Fund exhibition game, losing by just a goal …
The sky is the limit’ for Wildcats basketball team Last season the wildcats played Paulo Freire to the death in the Division 5 Sweet 16 in Chicopee on a frigid, stormy Wednesday night. It was a dog fight that wasn’t over until the buzzer and then Panthers went on to play in the finals and Westport took a snowy two-hour bus ride home. 
Letter: Little Compton, home of housing inequality

There is no lack of housing being built in Little Compton, but it’s definitely not for affordable housing. It’s at Warren’s Point and other totally private ocean-front areas, …

Letter: Spread kindness here this season

Let this be the Christmas of Kindness. Let it be filled with family and friends, for sure, but also the season of reaching out. To an ailing sufferer. To someone who just needs a warm meal or a quiet …

Letter: It’s time to stay in our lanes

To the editor: Congrats to the teachers, administration, parents and, especially, students on the latest RICAS scores! The numbers could not be more encouraging. Growth and actual scores are up, …

Letter: In opposition to the 119 Water St. project

To the editor: I object to the developer’s petition to overturn Warren’s historic district guidelines for Water Street. This complex would upset the historic nature of 18th- and early …

Letter: Oh hail, the GOP's return to prominence

Welcome to the very slim Republican majority in the House of Representatives. Some voters eagerly await the restored elegance and wisdom of the Grand Old Party. Their slight ascendance was, of …

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