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Patriotic Speaker: Patriotism is 'not cheap', requires 'hard work of love'

Brigadier General (Ret.) Greg Ebner's speech highlighted two elements of patriotism that aren’t often top-of-mind when it comes to this particular subject, and the more banal expressions of it like flag waving (and wearing) and shooting off fireworks.
Warren PD: Woman arrested after allegedly biting partner’s face
Police arrested seven people between July 1 and July 7, 2024, including multiple instances of assault. Read More
New law allows cameras in nursing home residents’ rooms
A new law sponsored by Rep. Jason Knight will allow nursing home residents to choose to have cameras installed in their rooms. … Read More
Parade Recap: A first in 239 years, and a call for more help
Bristol Fourth of July Committee General Chairman Camille Teixeira broke new ground in the 239-year history of the Bristol Fourth of … Read More
Westbound traffic flows improve, east side stalls with lane changes
PROVIDENCE — There's more than a hint of irony in the updated traffic figures for the Washington Bridge provided by state officials … Read More
Post 10 Seniors sweep Pawtucket for first two wins of 2024 season
It's been an admittedly unsatisfying start to the 2024 Rhode Island American Baseball League season for the Riverside Post 10 Senior … Read More
Westport police search for missing girl
Westport police are trying to locate a local girl reported missing early Thursday morning. Lilyana Gorman, 14, was last seen … Read More
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Little Compton UCC summer fair is Saturday

The United Congregational Church of Little Compton will hold its 63rd Annual Summer Church Fair, and the 43rd Annual Road Race, this Saturday at the Commons. The day kicks off at 8:30 with the …

Westport hosts summer film series

The summer film series by the Westport Cultural Council returns with an Academy Award-nominated documentary, “Troublesome Creek” by Newton, Mass., filmmakers Jeanne Jordan and Steven …

'Cowboy and the Queen' screening at the Polo grounds

Newport Film Outdoors hosts its next screening on Thursday, July 11, at the Newport International Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth. The venue opens at 6 p.m. The film — “The …
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Obituaries
Robert Camara Tiverton Resident & Veteran |Robert Anthony Camara, 85, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, passed away on July 1, 2024 surrounded by his family. He was the devoted husband of fifty-two years to Leah (Rousseau
Jeongeun Kang JEONGEUN KANG, 48, of New York City, died on Saturday, July 6th. She passed away at home with family by her side after being diagnosed with cancer in early 2022. A former resident of Bristol, Gra
James McCartney Beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather, James Robert McCartney departed this world on June 27,2024 surrounded by his children. A celebration of life and burial with his beloved Lois will b
Sports
Barrington rower helps U.S. team win gold in the Netherlands Barrington’s Ava Tine and her teammates on the US Women’s Eight boat won first place in the FISU 2024 World University games. Tine is an alum of the East Bay Rowing club, and after …
Barrington advances in Ron Silva All Star baseball tournament Barrington opened the Ron Silva All Star baseball tournament with a 5-2 win over Bristol on Tuesday, July 9, at Veterans Memorial Park in Bristol.   Bristol jumped out to a 2-0 lead over …
Rumford, EP Central sides win Silva All-Star Tourney games One city-based side got its Ron Silva/Little League District 2 Minor Baseball Division tourney run going, while another got its first win of the event as play resumed Tuesday night, July 9, following …
Tiverton softball crushes South Kingstown 13-0 The Tiverton Majors Softball All-Stars bashed 11 hits as they crushed South Kingstown 13-0 in 4 innings to move on in the state softball tournament on Tuesday night. Morgan Napolitano smacked a …
Opinion
Letter: Being offered worst possible choices needs to end

To the editor: If we continue to be the leading nation of the world, then certainly our politicians are the most powerful people in civil discourse.   Then how is it one party kowtows …

Letter: Walker’s demise — what a shame for Little Compton

Walker’s Roadside Farm Stand started doing business in Little Compton in 1964. I moved to Little Compton about 35-40 years ago. Coll Walker was my neighbor. We became friends and I miss …

Letter: The Biden ‘catastrophe’: new jobs, low unemployment

To the editor: Nikki Haley has called Trump, among other things, “unhinged,” but has said she will support him because Biden has been a “catastrophe.” Friday, it was …

Letter: Island Park, Hummocks residents need to prepare

To the editor: To all Island Park/Hummocks residents: In April of 2024, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued its 2024 hurricane data. This year is forecasted to be the …

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