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Council says yes to new Barrington Hall of Fame

The town manager pitched his idea for creating a Barrington Heritage Hall of Fame at the town council meeting earlier this month. And after a few minutes of discussion, members of the council voted …
Westport River Center ribbon cutting/open house is October 19
The Westport River Watershed Alliance will welcome visitors to the River Center, their recently completed headquarters at the Head of … Read More
Patriots beat Falcons 14-6, remain undefeated
Portsmouth quarterback Ben Hurd scored two touchdowns as the Patriots beat Cranston West, 14-6, in the team's home opener on Friday … Read More
Bristol Police: Arrests for domestic assault and tampering with fire apparatus
Bristol Police arrested two people in one domestic violence incident and responded to the usual array of calls about noisy students … Read More
Bristol working to shore up the shoreline
Restoration work at the Prudence Island Ferry dock is well underway, the first of a series of projects focusing on reinforcing … Read More
Teacher quits after students laugh through lockdown drill
Barrington Police responded to Barrington Christian Academy on Thursday, Oct. 3, after school officials grew concerned about a … Read More
Construction along Ferry Road will wrap up this week ... probably
If its feels like Ferry Road has been under construction “forever,” it’s because it has. Since January of 2017, a … Read More
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Obituaries
John F. Costa, 82, of Bristol John F. Costa, 82, of Bristol, passed away on Oct. 5, 2019, with his loving wife by his side. Born is Furnas, St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Joao and Isabel (Furtado) Costa. He is …
Phyllis Campbell Field, 86, Little Compton Phyllis Campbell Field, 86, of Little Compton, died at home on October 9, 2019, after a long illness.  She was the loving wife of Noel M. Field Jr. for 57 years. She was the devoted mother of …
Sports
Townies trounce Thunderbolts in Division I football CRANSTON — The East Providence High School football team got a win it needed to have as the Townies chase a spot in the upcoming Division I playoffs after the locals blew out host Cranston East, …
The Mt. Hope soccer team scores 14 goals on Davies in D-II match up The Huskies pasted Davies goal keeper, Joseph Barcelos with 22 shots as they beat 0-10 Davies, 14-0 in a D-II home game on Tuesday night. The win boosts the Huskies overall record to …
Three BHS coaches earn special awards Three Barrington High School coaches have been named Rhode Island Coach of the Year in their respective sports for the 2018-19 school year. The selections were made by the National Federation of …
Opinion
Editorial: Bristol's new trash plan will make sense (eventually) Skeptics say the town’s future trash and recycling program is doomed to fail — with narrow streets, congested parking and elderly residents managing 95-gallon rolling tubs, there will …
Editorial: East Providence budget deliberations have been thorough, thoughtful Credit where credit is due, the administration and the City Council both deserve plaudits for their efforts over the last few weeks hashing out East Providence’s Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. Mayor …
Editorial: Barrington residents deserve answers from a town in hiding The Town of Barrington’s treatment of two residents trying to understand a massive change in tax policy should be upsetting to anyone who lives here or owns property here. Charlie Payne and …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Oct. 3, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on Oct. 3, 2019.
East Providence Legal Notices – Oct. 3, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on Sept. 26, 2019.
Little Compton Legal Notices – Oct. 3, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 3 edition of the Sakonnet Times.

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