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House lots possible on Devol Pond shore

WESTPORT — A preliminary proposal to develop house lots along the west shore of Devol Pond south of Route 177 in Westport went before the Planning Board late last month. The purpose of the …
Barrington coaching legends earn hall of fame nod
Two of the greatest leaders in Barrington High School sports history will be inducted into the Rhode Island Interscholastic League … Read More
Huskies tennis heads into playoffs with 12-1 record
The Mt. Hope tennis team clinched Division II with 12-1 regular season record as they head into the playoffs this week.  Some team … Read More
Photos: Warren Walkabout draws hundreds
Sunday's Warren Walkabout drew hundreds of visitors to downtown Warren. Musicians played in the street, shoppers rummaged through … Read More
East Providence School Committee backs modest modest administrator salary increases
EAST PROVIDENCE — The scheduled meeting of the School Committee Tuesday night, Oct. 22, lasted for nearly four hours, but was almost … Read More
The 'Rhode Island Nine' are honored in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — The room was silent while the crowd looked on as, one by one, they laid their carnations onto the wreath.  Read More
Barrington schools start checking who's riding which bus
Are students riding on the appropriate buses, and if not, is it forcing some buses to complete runs with four students to a … Read More
East Bay Social
Teofilo (Teo) Salema, 63 Teofilo “Teo” Salema passed from this world on Oct. 18, 2019, after a difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63 years old. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal to Jose and …
Daniel T. Cahoon, 71, of Warren Daniel T. Cahoon, age 71, of Warren, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at RI Hospital.  Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Henry and Gertrude (Miller) …
Barrington doubles team wins state title Lauren Jay and Sonya Pareek can proudly say they are the number one doubles team in the state this fall.  Lauren and Sonya defeated a team from LaSalle Academy in the RI State Tennis Doubles …
Saunders, Scott win East Providence Firefighters Freaky 5k EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Firefighters Freak 5k Road Race, presented by East Providence Firefighters Local 850, took place Sunday morning, Oct. 20, on and around the streets of the East …
Raiders race past Townies in Division I football EAST PROVIDENCE — Shea High School kept pace with the leaders on its side of the Division I football bracket and kept its state championship game hopes alive in the process as the visiting Raiders …
Letter: Recall removed those who pushed odd Tiverton gun measure To the editor: Tiverton voted to recall Councilors Coulter and Katz in the special recall election on Thursday, October 10. Nearly 1,600 voters voted “yes” to the recall with only 80 votes …
Letter: Statement on property assessment policy To the editor: When I read in the Barrington Times about our town’s new approach to assessments, my first instinct was to learn more about it myself and help get the word out. I shared the …
Letter: Soccer punch: Open letter to Peter Sanchioni, Tiverton schools superintendent To the editor: Superintendent, I sent you photos, and followed up sending other photos to Providence Country Day. These photos clearly show the crime I witnessed. Your quick follow up was …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Oct. 17, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 17 Bristol Phoenix.
Little Compton Legal Notices – Oct. 17, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 17 Sakonnet Times.
Tiverton Legal Notices – Oct. 17, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 17 Sakonnet Times.

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