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Portsmouth’s bats strike when it matters most against Westerly

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ varsity softball team scored five runs in the last two innings to defeat Westerly, 7-3, in a home game on Saturday. The Bulldogs were …

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Did your street make the road repaving list in Barrington?
Linden Road, Echo Drive and College Lane are getting repaved. In fact, the town council recently approved a bid that will bring a … Read More
E.P. Planning Board approves ‘Newport Center’ mixed-use project
EAST PROVIDENCE  — The mixed-use development proposed for the long dormant parcel on Newport Avenue abutted by New Road and Moore … Read More
Bristol Warren school board rejects budget cuts, setting up one final vote
The fate of the Mt. Hope High School theatre program will remain up in the air for one more week, after school committee members on … Read More
Portsmouth High students honored with Civic Leadership Award
PORTSMOUTH — R.I. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has honored Katherine Damon and Gavin Bicho from Portsmouth High School with … Read More
Barrington police charge 11 teens following party in the woods
Barrington EMTs rushed a 14-year-old girl to the hospital and local police charged 11 teenagers with underage possession of alcohol … Read More
Eagles are undefeated state champions!
Whoever said the more things change the more they remain the same must have had Barrington High football coach Sandy Gorham in … Read More
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Obituaries
Anne Marie Goulart, 81, of Bristol Anne Marie (Silveira) Goulart, 81, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at her daughter’s home in New Ipswich, N.H., with her family at her side. She was the wife of the …
Dr. Carl Levick, 68, of Bristol Dr. Carl Levick, 68, passed away at home on May 8, in Bristol, R.I., surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with aggressive brain cancer. Carl was born on Oct. 23,1952, to Cora and …
Doris C. Basel, 97, Dartmouth Doris C. (Normandeau) Basel, 97, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Alden Court Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.  She was the wife of the late Fredric C. …
Sports
Townies excitedly return to the softball diamond EAST PROVIDENCE — After having its season, like all others in the spring, canceled a year ago due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the East Providence High School softball team returns to …
Tiverton falls to Woonsocket 3-1 in semis The Tiverton girls volleyball team performed their last team cheer after losing to Woonsocket, 3-1 (25-16, 24-26, 25-22, 25-16), in the Division IV semifinals at Woonsocket on Thursday …
Mt. Hope volleyball falls to Classical in semifinals The Mt. Hope girls' volleyball team lost to Classical, 3-1 (22-25, 26-28, 25-20, 29-27) in the Division II semifinals at Classical’s Al Morro gymnasium Thursday night. “It was as hard …
Super Bowl-bound Eagles top Tigers A howling wind and tough Tolman defense was not enough to keep the Barrington High School football team from advancing to the Division II State Championship. The Eagles defeated the Tigers 31-6 in …
Opinion
Letter: Legalizing recreational pot puts lives in danger

To the editor: What is the most pressing struggle that youth face in today’s world? This is a difficult question but there is a common theme in everyone's answers. The struggle of making it …

Letter: Election delusion fuels attack on voting rights

To the editor: True Republicans such as Ben Sasse, Liz Cheney, and Mitt Romney, to name but a few, were fighting for conservative ideas when Donald Trump was nothing more than a …

Letter: New water pump station was built by PWFD

To the editor: Most Portsmouth residents probably haven’t noticed the new water pump station that the Portsmouth Water and Fire District (PWFD) had constructed at the west end of Union …

Letter: Save the Mt. Hope High School theatre program

To the editor: I was heartbroken when I heard that the theatre program at Mt. Hope High School is in danger of being eliminated. Having taught at Mt. Hope as the theatre teacher and director for …

Former theatre director: Save the arts in Bristol Warren

Editor's note: This letter from a former Mt. Hope High School theatre director and teacher was sent to East Bay Media Group, as well as members of the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee, on …

Letter: Risks won’t be resolved until the bridges are replaced

The East Bay Bike Path bridges were shut down in 2019 when regular inspections showed that they were unsafe. At the time, the Department of Transportation (DOT) said that they would replace the …

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