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Stay with your pets, Portsmouth PD warns after coyote attacks

PORTSMOUTH — Two dogs were recently killed in separate coyote attacks in town, and police are asking residents to take extra precautions to keep their pets safe.
RIDOT announces I-95 lane shifts at I-195 exchanges
PROVIDENCE — Lane changes to the state’s main traffic artery may affect motorists driving to and from the East Bay and … Read More
Bristol church kicks off three-day feast on Friday
On the heels of the successful United Brotherhood of the Holy Ghost and the Holy Spirit Feast, comes the time-honored St. … Read More
Wet weather doesn't dampen 88th Army Band's performance
A light misty rain, eerie fog and the forecast calling for thunder showers, made for a sparse crowd as the Governor’s Own 88th Army … Read More
Girls rule! East Bay teams win two state titles
Two East Bay Bristol County Lacrosse Association teams won state championships Sunday morning, in games played one after the other at … Read More
Portsmouth students learning how their garden grows
PORTSMOUTH — Karen Moore never had the privilege of meeting her great-grandfather, Howard Hathaway, whose name is on the very … Read More
East Providence gains access to three grants for school programs
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence recently received several grants intended to enhance education in the district, Assistant … Read More
Obituaries
John David Gabarra, 64 John David Gabarra, 64, died June 16, 2019, in an automobile accident in Buckfield, Maine. Born Aug. 9, 1954, John grew up in Barrington, Rhode Island. He was the youngest son of Edward and Lavinia …
Theresa Marie Moriarty, 89, Tiverton Theresa Marie (Joyce) Moriarty,  89, of Tiverton, and formerly of Fir Avenue, Tiverton, passed away on June 18, 2019.  She was the wife of John Robert Moriarty.  Born in Boston, Mass., she grew up …
Sports
Vintage ball players bring back the pastime For the baseball purist, there’s nothing quite like hearing the sound of a bat on ball. There’s just something about it that stirs the imagination. This past Saturday afternoon at the …
Barrington girl is national champion Barrington's Annika Kelly is a national champion. The recent Barrington High School graduate finished first in the hammer throw event at last weekend's New Balance Nationals Outdoor at North …
Local athletes medal at Pomme de Terre tournament A handful of Barrington athletes performed well at the recent Pomme de Terre fencing tournament at Brandeis University. Barrington's Anika Breker won third place in the senior women's foil …
Hammer highlights players committed to 2019 Northeast Amateur field EAST PROVIDENCE — The Northeast Amateur Invitational tournament tees off next week at Wannamoisett Country Club, the 58th annual playing of the prestigious event running June 19-22 and once …
Opinion
Letter: Tynan — Roundup alert; orioles snacking on jelly To the editor: At last Roundup is getting attention. As you probably know it now belongs to Bayer and massive suits have been brought against Bayer because of the cancers it has caused. Bayer …
Letter: Has the school system become an autocracy? To the editor: The school committee did not receive all the funding that they asked for, so now they have produced a list of things that might no longer be available in the curriculum because of a …
Letter: How much are we willing to sacrifice? To the editor: I’m a pediatric emergency physician in the Hasbro Children’s Hospital Emergency Department. In my 20 years at Hasbro, the volume of depressed, anxious, and dysregulated …
Yuk! Yuk! It's no joke “I could have gone to a lot of other people if I was (sic) going to buy influence”, John Battista of the Cranston-based OP Pharma LLC joked. “This is Rhode Island”. This was …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – June 20, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on June 19, 2019.
Barrington Legal Notices – June 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on June 19, 2019.

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