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Police called for intoxicated people at Vets' Park

The woods in and around Veterans' Park was the scene for two separate police incidents last week. At about 8:20 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, police received a phone call alerting them to a woman …
Police: Drunk sailor denied access to BYC
An assistant harbormaster from Barrington called police for assistance at 4:21 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. The assistant … Read More
Warren police busy with DUI arrests
Monday, July 8 William Hernandez, 41, of 100 Seymour St., was charged with domestic driving without the consent of the owner, … Read More
Interim superintendent hired in Bristol Warren
Dr. Jonathan Brice, a long-time educator and former Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, has been named … Read More
Westport Fair offers old-time summer fun
The Westport Fair opens its gates for the 63rd summer this Wednesday, July 17, to Sunday, July 21 at the Westport Fairgrounds, 200 … Read More
Gallery: East Providence Heritage Days Fest
EAST PROVIDENCE — The 2019 East Providence Heritage Days Fest took place last weekend, July 12-14, at Pierce Memorial Field. East … Read More
Demolition of former Pawtucket Avenue Benny’s Store is complete
EAST PROVIDENCE — Demolition work at the site of the old Benny’s Store on Pawtucket Avenue is complete, setting the stage for the … Read More
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Obituaries
Joseph ‘Joe’ Costa Jr., 87, of Bristol Joseph ‘Joe’ Costa Jr., 87, of Bristol passed away at Rhode Island Hospital on Thursday, July 11, 2019. He was born in California to the late Joseph and Anna Costa of Warren and resided …
Elvira Botelho, 90, of Bristol Elvira (Cabral) Botelho, 90, of Chestnut Street passed away on July 7, 2019, at Newport Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Geraldino A. Botelho for 65 years. Born in …
Sports
Elmwood Senior All-Stars claim state title over Rumford PAWTUCKET — The Elmwood Little League Senior All-Stars claimed their second straight state title on Thursday night, July 11, with their 7-0 win over the Rumford Senior All-Stars in the championship …
Barrington 12U All-Star team tops Riverside The Barrington 12U Majors Division All-Star team defeated Riverside 9-5 in the elimination bracket finals on Wednesday night, July 10, at Sherwood Field.  Barrington will play against …
Gallery: Barrington, Riverside Major Baseball All-Stars BARRINGTON — The Barrington and Riverside Little League Major Baseball Division All-Stars vied in the losers bracket final of the District 2 tournament Wednesday night, July 10. The winner of …
Opinion
Letter: Something fishy about that Tiverton water access blockade To the editor: I read the piece regarding Reps Edwards’ and Canario’s opposition to access to the water at the Nanaquaket Bridge.  I agree 100 percent.   Ever since those trees went up …
Letter: Monstrous animal cruelty — so much for justice To the editor: Three years ago — July 11, 2016 — the Westport Police Department responded to a 911 call from a person who rented a small plot of land from Richard Medeiros down a gravel laneway …
Letter: We regret to report picnic table thefts at S. Shore Beach To the editor: The Little Compton Beach Commission regrets to inform the public that picnic tables are not available for use this summer season. Over the past several years, the eight tables have …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on July 11, 2019.
Westport Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Westport Shorelines on July 11, 2019.
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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