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Little Compton greeted two new fire fighters this week. Nicole Marion and Benjamin Deneault worked their first full day Monday, Feb. 19, and were sworn in Tuesday at Town Hall. Each will report … more
A 50-year-old Barrington man is facing multiple firearms charges after he was allegedly found in possession of a loaded “ghost gun” and a second unlicensed firearm.   On Monday, … more
Some members of the Barrington High School boys indoor track team recently shared their thoughts about winning the state championship. The title was the first for the BHS boys track program. … more
The Barrington Fire Department is hoping a new off-road vehicle will help increase the success rate for emergencies that take place in remote sections of town.   Barrington Fire Chief … more
Bristol police made one arrest and responded to multiple reports of fraud and thefts from vehicles between Feb. 12-19, 2024. more
Warren police received multiple reports from multiple people about a snow plow driving at excessive speeds during last week's snow storm. more
The East Providence High School boys' basketball team easily dispatched Central in the preliminary round of the 2024 Division I championship tournament, the Townies literally doubling up the visiting … more
The girls indoor track team, which placed second in their division and second at the class meet, had a tougher time competing on the state level. The Huskies placed 20th as a team with 11 points during the state indoor track championships at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Saturday. more
PORTSMOUTH — The town hasn’t given up on the run-down Stone Bridge abutment just yet. The Town Council on Feb. 12 voted 6-0 to approve a resolution requesting state legislation to … more
At a special session of the East Providence School Committee held Tuesday, Feb. 20, the body approved a pair of key arrangements for projects planned at Waddington Elementary School and Riverside … more
“I’m so grateful to these exercise programs at the senior center,” one participant said. “I can dance again. I can’t explain the joy I feel to move without pain once again.” more
Westport Community Schools will receive slightly more than $22 million this coming year, if a budget plan sent off to the finance committee last Monday evening by the Westport Select Board is … more
Former East Providence High School standout keeper Nate Silveira is one of two native Ocean Staters to be signed in recent days by Rhode Island FC, the fledgling franchise about to begin its … more
WPRI Channel 12 was first to  report a draft review on the status of the westbound section of the Washington Bridge written by an engineer hired to investigate the shuttered section paints a … more
A Newport County Superior Court ruled last month that opponents of a Fall River funeral director who wants to build a crematorium in the north end of Tiverton have a right to be heard in a legal … more
Dr. Paulo Pacheco, who grew up in Bristol and whose family's legacy can still be felt throughout the town, was recently featured in a national broadcast segment encouraging colon cancer screenings. more
The story of East Providence High School senior basketball standout Levi Jacobs is certainly one of pain, definitely one of perseverance and, for good measure, one of pride..."Townie Pride." The … more
A battle between the Bristol County Elks’ Club and the Town of Bristol regarding their claim that increased wave turbulence from the town’s marina has caused a safety concern at their own dock rages on. more
The eastbound side of the Washington Bridge will be split into six lanes, three going in each direction, as a means of attempting to address the ongoing crisis created with the closure of the … more
After winning only two meets last season, the Mt. Hope gymnastics team had reason to celebrate this year,  and to look forward to the future. The team placed third in Division II during the gymnastics state championships at Rhode Island College on Saturday. more
KMS and Thrive Outside plan to begin their Outdoor Learning Zone using the $100,000 RIDE grant that they received earlier this year. However, this grant will only fund the creation of three of the areas from the Concept Vision Plan. Fundraising will be necessary to accomplish everything envisioned. more
More than most in Rhode Island, Hope & Main Founder and President, Lisa Raiola, has experienced first-hand the drastic increase in need for food assistance programming since the pandemic. Their Nourish Our Neighbors program has shown one inventive way to get food to people who need it. more
Over the past few months, lifelong Barrington resident Abby Stein has been stripped of something so innate most people don’t think twice about it — her ability to see the world around … more
PORTSMOUTH — A 39-year-old Warwick man was arrested last week and charged with assault and breaking and entering, police said. Officers responded to a Portsmouth home at about 5:45 p.m. on … more
A 19-year-old Tiverton man is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital after he lost control of his car, rolled it for more than 120 yards and was ejected just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. … more
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