Fire causes heavy damage to Westport building

WESTPORT — A Friday night fire caused considerable damage to a storage-type structure at 365 Narrow Avenue in Westport close to the Rhode Island line. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday, …
Girl Scouts, YMCA support Buy Nothing Day

Barrington Girl Scout Junior Troop 551 recently partnered with the Bayside Family YMCA to support the Buy Nothing Day Coat Drive.   The girls planned and executed a coat drive at Hampden …

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East Providence students earn academic notice at Saint Raphael

PAWTUCKET — Saint Raphael Academy congratulates students from the city who have achieved honor roll status for the first marking period in academic year 2019-20. Highest Honors — Grade 9: …

EPCTC Culinary instructor, student earn state awards

Another member of the East Providence Career & Technical Center Culinary faculty along with a student were recently recognized by the Rhode Island Hospitality Association at its 30th annual “Stars …

Bristol Police: Officers charge driver with DUI, arrest couple after argument

The Bristol Police Department had a relatively quiet week from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1, though still intervened in a couple of situations and arrested three people over the course of the week. Monday, …

Warren police officer wins traffic safety award

Warren Patrol Officer Connor Bemis (center) was recently awarded the 2019 AAA Traffic Safety Hero Award. Officer Bemis was nominated for this award due to his numerous DUI arrests and citations. …

East Providence man indicted on sexual assault, larceny charges

PROVIDENCE — The Providence County Grand Jury recently returned an indictment charging Bryan Nadrowski, originally from East Providence, with two counts of first-degree sexual assault, domestic, …
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Hall of Fame honors outstanding Mt. Hope and Bristol athletes

The stars were out in full force Saturday night at the 39th annual Bristol Athletic Hall of Fame induction banquet at the Venus de Milo in Swansea, as 16 new Hall of Fame members were introduced to a …

Council backs grant applications for East Providence rec projects

Rams roll past Townies in Thanksgiving Day football rivalry

Portsmouth pours it on in 2nd half to beat Middletown, 27-19

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Westport Woods tree lighting is Thursday

WESTPORT — Join the Westport Land Conservation Trust at their 2nd annual tree lighting event at Westport Woods Conservation Park, 573 Adamsville Road, on Thursday, December 12, at 5 …

The Art of Christmas

Warren Holiday Festival kicks off Friday night

Masqueraders launch double feature of plays Thursday night in Bristol

'Monsters' invade Portsmouth for first show in Kate Grana Auditorium

Letter: Replacing service station with a Starbucks is a stupid idea

To the editor: Why would anyone in their right mind want to tear down the gas station/garage that has served this town in so many helpful ways to put up a drive through Starbucks? Really! …

Letter: Policy of spot assessments is improper

Editorial: East Providence’s improving infrastructure

Letter: Reevaluate-gate

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