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Barrington teen struck by car on County Road

Barrington Police are investigating an accident that occurred on County Road near Joyce Street at about 6 p.m. on Friday, July 19. A 19-year-old Barrington resident was attempting to cross County …
Bristol Warren schools welcome new leader
As he stood there at the podium, looking out at the full Mt. Hope High School cafeteria, Dr. Jonathon Brice was pleasantly taken … Read More
Kayakers retracing Barton’s 1777 raid to land in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — As they did last summer, a group six kayakers plan to embark from Warwick Neck en route to Weaver Cove in Portsmouth on … Read More
Library recognized for its work on opioid epidemic
Kris Chin, the director of Barrington Public Library, received some good news recently. The local library was selected to be part … Read More
Loaves and Fishes volunteers serve those in need, with dignity
“I know you.” The claim came unexpectedly, as Bill Sweeney stood before the line that had formed in front of the … Read More
Noquochoke Village to celebrate with ribbon cutting
WESTPORT — Past and present members of the Westport Affordable Housing Trust will be attending ribbon-cutting ceremonies for … Read More
Acoaxet Club recognized for environmental efforts
The Westport River Watershed Alliance is holding a reception Friday to recognize Keith Kruger and the Acoaxet Club for their prudent … Read More
East Bay Social
Anne Fiske Lee, 78 Dr. Anne Fiske Lee, whose career in San Diego secondary education exceeded 30 years, has died at the age of 78. She passed away at home after a 30-year bout with multiple sclerosis. She was born …
Rachel Rose Farrar, 21 Rachel Rose Farrar, age 21, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Born in Providence, R.I., a beloved daughter of Donald “Scott” and Rosemary (Fletcher) Farrar, she was raised in Rehoboth, …
Gallery: Riverside Silva Tournament All-Stars EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Little League entry into the Ron Silva Minor Baseball Division District 2 Tournament reached the championship round after they defeated visiting Bristol, 11-1, …
Barrington All-Stars win again at state tournament The Barrington 12U Majors All-Star team improved to 2-0 in the state tournament after defeating Cranston Western 7-3 in a winner's bracket game on Sunday night, July 21, in East …
Barrington All-Stars open states with 10-0 win The Barrington 12U Majors All-Stars opened the state tournament with a 10-0 victory over Chariho on Saturday night, July 20. Owen Pfeffer pitched a one-hitter for Barrington, while Matt Fede paced …
Letter: Are roads just roads? Tiverton's tell tales To the editor: Born the son of a professional diplomat, I moved with my parents to the United States ( Washington, D.C.) in Nov. 1953.  My father’s work trips from D.C. took him to every corner …
Letter: Hats off to Valcourt for Harbor parking effort To the editor I applaud Brian Valcourt for his attempt to gain access for all Westport citizens to the beach and rock (Nubble) at the Harbor for those of us who do not live there. I live in …
Letter: Even ‘stomped,’ my driveway’s a mess after Tiverton road job To the editor: Shoddy workmanship, we've all seen it. As a matter of fact, if you are a Tiverton resident whose road is being repaved, it might just be happening on your street as you read …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on July 11, 2019.
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East Providence Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on July 11, 2019.

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