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Portsmouth’s Hunt Yachts wins for best new powerboat over 40'

PORTSMOUTH — Hunt Yachts has a winner. The Portsmouth company’s Ocean 63 was named the best new powerboat over 40 feet at the 2021 Newport International Boat Show. Newport …

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A conversation about Adult Music Lessons and Workshop (Podcast)
Host Kevin Centazzo, aka Kevin from Bristol, speaks with Community String Project (CSP) founder Bob Arsenault about their offerings … Read More
Injuries plague Tiverton field hockey as they lose to South Kingstown, 3-1
The Tiverton field hockey team lost to South Kingstown, 3-1, in a Division II home game on Tuesday afternoon. The Tigers have been … Read More
These schools opened — and stayed opened
When The Pennfield School in Portsmouth recently held an assembly on their front lawn celebrating the 50th anniversary of the start of … Read More
A unique and charitable sole
Ela Pirri has grown up a lot since she first started raising money for Boston Children’s Hospital through the “Miles for … Read More
Levesque saves 16 in Mt. Hope girls soccer, 6-0, loss to Cumberland 
Mt. Hope goalkeeper Logan Levesque made 16 saves in the Huskies, 6-0, loss to first place Cumberland on Tuesday night.  “ Logan … Read More
Barrington schools, municipal government looking for volunteers
The Barrington Town Council is looking for volunteers to serve on six boards and commissions. The vacancies are on the Economic … Read More
East Bay Social
Obituaries
Ruth Manchester, Tiverton Ruth Hathaway Manchester, lifelong resident of Tiverton, Rhode Island passed away peacefully at “Marshwinds”, the home her father built for a growing family, on June 26th, 2020. She was …
Timothy J. Millard, 62, of Bristol Timothy J. Millard, 62, beloved husband of Lisa Silvia Millard, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, after a lengthy illness. A son of the late Rev. Mr. Charles E. Millard, M.D. and Mildred …
George E. Garvin Jr., 57, of Bristol George E. Garvin Jr., 57, of Bristol, R.I., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 16 2021. A lifelong resident of Bristol, he was the son of Lydia (Travers) Garvin and the late George E. Garvin …
Sports
Huskies girls tennis team still undefeated as Coach Keegan gains 100th win The undefeated Mt. Hope tennis team won their sixth victory in a row, pulling out a 4-3 victory, at Classical on Monday afternoon. The first place Huskies are currently 6-0, in Division II.  …
EPHS football 11 eyes success now, in the future EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School football team undertakes its first full Division I season this week under the direction of head coach Job Stringfellow and his staff with a …
Barrington opens conference play undefeated The Barrington High School boys soccer team improved its conference record to 5-0-0, earning them the top spot in Division 1 with three big wins last week against Classical, Central Falls and South …
Eagles run past Quakers, 35-6, in D-II opener Bryan Ivatts scored three first half touchdowns and helped the Eagles defeat Moses Brown 35-6 in the Division II opener on Friday night, Sept. 17.  The Eagles senior running back scored on a …
Opinion
Letter: White privilege does not filter our view

White Privilege may filter Stephan Brigidi’s view of the world, but it is presumptuous for him to use the word “our” to describe what is not a universal condition. …

Letter: School committee, our students deserve better

As any parent of school age children can tell you, the past 18 months have been incredibly difficult for our students. They have juggled distance learning, social distancing, masks, reduced …

Letter: The retirement generation deserves better than this

There is one group of Americans we have not heard much from or much about during the past year and a half. That group comprises seniors who are not in nursing homes, who are healthy and productive, …

Letter: Why is Tiverton Town Council trying to ram through solar ordinance?

  To the editor: What's going on with this Tiverton Town Council? Why is it trying to ram through an ill-advised solar ordinance? And, whose interest is being served by doing so? Certainly …

Letter: Vote ‘yes’ Nov. 2 on Portsmouth school facilities bond

To the editor: I support the Portsmouth schools facilities bond even though I don’t have children. I have enjoyed living in Portsmouth for the past 68 years. I live in a neighborhood of …

Letter: Thanks for your support during unprecedented challenges

This month will be the end of my term as General Chairman of the Bristol Fourth of July Committee. These last two years were everything but ordinary. The dedication of the Bristol Fourth of July …

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