RIDOT expects to open Interstate 195 ramp at Gano Street

EAST PROVIDENCE — Prodded for a comment after a recent outcry from area residents and business owners, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation has clarified some details of its future plans …
Residents pepper school board with start time questions

Has the change in school start times been a success, a failure or something in between? That's just one of the questions residents asked members of the Barrington School Committee during the …

Tiverton police investigating ugly high school soccer brawl

Tiverton police are investigating an ugly brawl at a Tiverton/Providence Country Day soccer game Tuesday evening, during which a Chinese exchange student from PCD was reportedly injured after it …

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East Providence Council passes slightly reduced Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council ended its deliberations on East Providence’s Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget at final public hearing held Tuesday night, Oct. 15, settling on a total operating …

Crowd turns out for Barrington's Day of Caring

The second annual Barrington Day of Caring was held on Monday, Oct. 14 (Columbus Day). Volunteers worked on a variety of projects across town — some helped fix up homes, while others pitched …

Police: Barrington man charged, vandalizes jail cell

Barrington Police charged Dustin W. Pennington, 39, of 5 Greenville Drive, with domestic-disorderly conduct, domestic-vandalism/malicious injury to property, use/possession of Class C fireworks < …

Tremblay’s owner buying Portsmouth pub next door

PORTSMOUTH — The restaurant and bar next door to his Tremblay's Island Park Bar & Grill hasn’t had much luck in recent years, but Mike MacFarlane believes he’s the guy who …

Warren police charge two boys with stealing from cars

Monday, Oct. 7 A possibly injured swan on Kinnicutt Avenue was escorted back into the water, police reported. A caller reported a woman passed out on a bench on Main Street just after 10:30 …

Westport Town Administrator King to serve one final year

If the money is right, Westport Town Administrator Tim King will sign a one year contract extension but this one will be his last. Asked by a member of the Board of Selectmen at the September 30 …
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Letter: Climate change — the cost of inaction

To the editor: The Climate Change Conversation sponsored by the Little Compton Garden Club (Friday, Oct 4, at the Little Compton Community Center) was well attended by people who love Little …

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