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Waves youth team swims to best season in ages, readies for nationals

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Boys & Girls Club of East Providence’s “Tidal Waves” youth swim team recently completed its best regular season in at least the last decade and …
Warren PD wellness check ends with use of a taser and two officers injured
Two Barrington residents were arrested following an incident that occurred late on Friday night, March 17, in Warren. Read More
Barrington hosts debate state championship tournament
The Barrington High School debate team finished its season with a stellar performance at the state championship … Read More
Cell tower project begins near Westport's Masquesatch
Two years after they first appeared before the town and following a town rejection, two subsequent lawsuits and finally a settlement … Read More
Hundreds pack offshore wind forum in Little Compton
Hundreds of residents concerned about the impact of offshore wind projects on the shores of Little Compton, Westport and other area … Read More
Salary increases fueling proposed budget bump in Barrington
Town officials are proposing a 5.1 percent increase for the municipal budget, and some of that increase is tied to unexpected raises … Read More
RMT comes back to beat Portsmouth 3-1 in state hockey final
The Rogers-Middletown-Tiverton Co-op team came from behind to beat Portsmouth 3-1 for the Division II state hockey title at Schneider … Read More
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Adamsville parade is Saturday, and it's still short

If the Irish saying goes that 'Two people shorten the road,' does a whole parade of people do the same? Adamsville will find out Saturday afternoon. Adamsville’s World's Shortest St. …

Newport Contemporary Ballet staging world-premiere performances

Newport Contemporary Ballet (formerly known as Island Moving Co.) is staging two weekends of  performances inside the Keats Theatre on the campus of St. Andrew’s School in Barrington this …

Rhode Island Craft Beer Week continues all weekend

From Friday, March 3rd through Sunday, March 12th, R.I. Craft Beer will be celebrating the state’s beer manufacturers and feature events scheduled both around the state and on-premise …
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Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: March 11 – 17, 2023

At the end of each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their …

Marion Morrison A bright light in the world went dark on Sunday March 19th |Marion "Gunky" Craig Morrison passed peacefully surrounded by her husband and their three children following a cardiac event the prior week.
Ernest Hirsch Ernest George Hirsch, age 93, of the Village at Willow Crossing in Mansfield, former longtime resident of Foxborough and Westport, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2022, surrounded by his
Lynn Reynolds In Loving Memory|Beloved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister and friend, Lynn Marie (Nieuwlandt) Reynolds passed away at the age of 77, on February 11, 2023. Lynn was born on March 16, 194
Townies take third at state cheer championships, compete at regionals EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School Competition Cheer team reached the crux of its 2022-23 schedule over the last few weeks, competing in a pair of top level championship …
Eagles soar to third-place finish at cheer competition The Barrington High School varsity cheer team brought home third place at the Rhode Island Interscholastic League Division II Cheer Competition earlier this month.  With eight athletes on the …
Barrington student-athletes compete at track nationals The Barrington High School boys indoor track team had athletes competing at National Championship meets earlier this month. At the New Balance Nationals Indoor in Boston, Barrington High School …
Barrington basketball teams reach Metro-West finals Out of 86 communities and more than 1,100 teams participating in the Metro-West basketball program, Barrington had two teams reach the 2022-23 Group 4 championship games. The seventh grade girls …
Letter: Route 88 cell tower location is a travesty

In my personal opinion, putting a 150-foot cell tower right up against wetlands is a travesty! The fact that the company had to ask the town for so many variances to even get this to go through …

Letter: Shoreline access bill H5174 is a good idea

To the editor: I would explore Tom Grieb’s suggestion that the demarcation be untethered from the difficult to agree upon and constantly rising “six feet landward of the recognizable …

Letter: Aidan Graham, you will be missed

To the editor: Aidan Graham will surely be missed by the people of Bristol. Two years ago, Aidan reached out to Michele Martins, who was the General Chairman of the Bristol Fourth of July …

Letter: Words forged on Bristol's town seal: ‘virtue’ and ‘industry’

To the editor: I read the letters in the March 9 issue which referenced Robert Botehlo’s proposal presented at the March 1, 2023 Town Council meeting. I went to the Town website and watched …

Letter: Appreciate input from constituents

To the editor:I would like to take a moment to thank all the Ward 4 residents who joined myself, Mayor DaSilva and Council President Rodericks in discussing projects happening in Riverside and …

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