Police: Providence man had stolen clothes in his car

A routine traffic stop led to an interesting discovery for Barrington police on Wednesday, Nov. 6. An officer was on routine patrol at about 2 a.m. when he spotted a vehicle swerving. The officer …
Good news, bad news for Bristol Warren in state assessments

The good news is that many Bristol Warren elementary students are performing well. “The students at Rockwell [Elementary School], in particular are performing well, evidenced by the number one …

Little Compton Historical Society wins national award

Two Rhode Island history organizations received a 2019 Leadership in History Award of Excellence from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). Little Compton Historical …

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Westport Transfer Station is a recycling machine

Welcome to Westport Health Notes, a monthly column from the Westport Board of Health (BOH). The goal is to share information with our community about local issues and projects, public health alerts, …

Barrington Police Department receives its reaccreditation

The Barrington Police Department received its reaccreditation award recently. Christine Crocker, the executive director of the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission, attended the Nov. 4 …

Herreshoff to be honored with a Republican ‘Standing Ovation’

The Rhode Island Republican Party is hosting an awards gala recognizing Halsey Herreshoff, among other Republicans, for their years of dedicated and devoted public service and support to state of …

East Providence Police arrest two in possible child abuse case

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Detective Division has taken up the case of a potential child abuse incident allegedly committed in city, arresting two adults involved in the …

St. Luke's School awarded STEAM certification

Wednesday, Oct. 23 was a very special day at St. Luke’s School.  That was the day St. Luke's School officially became a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Certified …

Architects unveil virtual tour of new East Providence High School

EAST PROVIDENCE — Anticipation levels for the new East Providence High School likely rose a few notches after the building’s architects presented a multi-dimensional virtual video of the …
Obituaries
Yvette Vollaro, 87, of Barrington

Yvette Vollaro, 87, of Whipple Avenue, Barrington, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Anthony B. Vollaro. Born in …

Patricia Lynn Manchester, 62, of Bristol

Catherine LaFazia, 83, of Bristol

Karen Ann Almeida, 66

Dennis Robert Souza-Lamora, 50, of Bristol

Richard “Rit” Andrade, Sr., 59

Nancy Bosworth Crutchfield, 95, of Niceville, Fla.

Eleanor Jensen, 86, of Warren

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Camping Grounds to host going-out-of-business sale

Westport Camping Grounds, now closed and soon to be acquired by the Town of Westport, announces an "everything must go" going-out-of-business estate sale. The public is invited one day only, this …

It's Halloween on the farm

Westport River Center ribbon cutting/open house is October 19

This month's Bosworth Lecture: Reading to become wiser and more civically engaged

Saturday's East Bay / Bike Way / Art Day will be the first community art day of its kind

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