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Barrington All-Star team headlining sports banquet

Words Unlimited, the statewide organization of sportswriters, sportscasters and sports publicists, will honor the Barrington U12 Majors Division All-Star baseball team at its 74th annual Sports …
Portsmouth to hear CJ’s Pub’s request to expand on March 9
PORTSMOUTH — A public hearing has been scheduled for Monday, March 9, on  CJ’s Pub’s request to permanently expand its service … Read More
BHS Sports: Barrington gymnasts battle Patriots, Falcons, Wizards
The Barrington High School gymnastics team competed in a four-team meet at Prestige Fitness and Gymnastics Center in Swansea on … Read More
Barrington school officials identify budget priorities
Barrington taxpayers were recently offered a glimpse at the school district's proposed budget requests for the upcoming school … Read More
Portsmouth takes another step toward town community center
PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday night unanimously selected a company from Assonet, Mass. to carry out a feasibility study for a … Read More
Eyeing expansion, Warren shipyard wins state grant
Blount Boats has won a $75,000 state grant to help it expand its Water Street operation and potentially double its workforce from 50 … Read More
Westport Police charge Dartmouth town employee with rape
Westport Police confirmed Monday that they have arrested a Town of Dartmouth employee on charges of rape and indecent assault and … Read More
East Bay Social
Irene R. Barboza, 97, of Bristol, Mrs. Irene R. (Relle) Barboza, age 97, of Bristol, died peacefully Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Silver Creek Manor, Bristol, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late David Barboza, …
Anthony F. Camporiale, Jr., 64, a native of Bristol Anthony F. Camporiale, Jr., 64, known as ‘Tony’ to all his friends and loved ones, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 16, 1955, he was the son of Anthony …
EPHS Sports Notes: Wrestling team wraps up busy stretch of Division I matches EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School wrestling team recently completed what was a relatively busy stretch of league outings as the locals vied in three Division I meets with six …
EPHS Hall of Fame nomination process concludes February 1 EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School Hall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for 2020 inductees. Nominations will be accepted through February 1.Selection is based upon …
Portsmouth High takes second place in gymnastics meet PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ gymnastics team took second place in a meet against Barrington, West Warwick and Cranston on Saturday. The Patriots scored 127.8 …
Letter: Sunshine for Tiverton Days means no back room games To the editor: At the January 13 Open Forum portion of the Tiverton Town Council meeting, very disturbing statements and actions by the replacement Town Council President Patricia Hilton and …
Letter: Westport, this is your vote — support Right to Farm To the editor: Talk to people about living in Westport and most people will say, “Oh, that’s the beautiful farm town tucked in between Fall River and New Bedford”.  And …
Reject farming Article 3 misinformation — vote no at STM To the editor: According to representatives of a newly formed “farmers alliance” speaking at the January 21 Select Board …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – Jan. 2, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 2 East Providence Post.
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