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RIDOT completes Gano Street Realignment Project

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. gathered with local and state leaders to celebrate the completion of the Gano Street Realignment …

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Barrington bicyclist seriously injured after colliding with van
A Barrington man suffered serious injuries during a bicycle accident late Thursday afternoon. Barrington police said the … Read More
Mount Hope Farm reopens grounds to the public
The good news: Mount Hope Farm will be reopening its grounds to visitors, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The … Read More
Historic loon hatchling celebrated — believed to be first in Southeastern Mass. in over a century
Wildlife experts are celebrating the birth this spring of a common loon chick in Fall River. The youngster is believed to be the first … Read More
New Barrington barbershop opens to a busy start
Roots barbershop is a throwback — a place where a good haircut is often paired with a great conversation, where people talk about … Read More
Warren to raise Black Lives Matter flag Friday morning
The Town of Warren will raise the Black Lives Matter flag in front of town hall Friday morning, with officials and dignitaries holding … Read More
Fireworks rain down on Bristol through Fourth of July weekend
Though criminal activity was at a minimum, Bristol police officers were kept busy fielding scores of fireworks complaints through the … Read More
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Obituaries
Jacqueline D. Finn, 57, of Barrington Jacqueline D. Finn, 57, of Barrington, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of George Finn and proud mother of two wonderful sons, Matthew and …
Hazel J. Gorman, Tiverton Hazel J. (Petrin) Gorman left us to join her beloved husband Mike on Monday, July 6, 2020, in her 90th year. The daughter of the late Noel H. Petrin and the late Hazel (Belisle) Petrin, she is …
Claudia M. Waddicor, 94, Tiverton Claudia Marcelle Waddicor (Dumaine), 94, of Tiverton, passed away on July 5, 2020. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of Romeo and Claudia (Saucier) Dumaine. Her mother died in childbirth and …
Sports
Gallery: Post 10 Juniors open 2020 baseball season EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division American Legion Baseball team began play in the new Rhode Island 19/20 Elite League this week with a series of games, including 5-1 …
Barrington throwers named 'Virtual All-Americans' Four Barrington residents recently competed in the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation/athleticNET Virtual Qualifying series and Virtual National Championships. There were three virtual …
Are you ready for the Barrington Olympics? The International Olympic Committee may have canceled this year's Summer Games, but Barrington will be holding its own "Virtual Olympics" later this month. The BAY Team has planned a series of …
Opinion
Arlene Violet: Burrillville, Methinks thou doth protest too much As of this writing, Covid-19 deaths top 500,000 globally and the number of confirmed cases top 10 million. The Centers for Disease Control announced at the end of June that for every reported case, …
Letter: Shameful and divisive, ‘Citizens’ deny police racism exists This year’s Fourth of July began under a cloud on Friday, as an event billed as honoring First Responders was exposed for what it was — a divisive, political propaganda event. This time …
Letter: Governor cheated Gen. Baccus out of a proper retirement He is not the oldest veteran at the Veterans’ Home, nor is he the youngest. Among his many tasks, he is the lector at Sunday Mass and a Eucharistic minister, and he rarely misses a …

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