Gallery: EPHS girls' soccer vs. Moses Brown

EAST PROVIDENCE — Two of the teams atop the Division II girls' soccer table, host East Providence High School and Moses Brown, met Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, at Pierce Stadium, the home Townies …
Mandatory watering ban in Bristol County

The Bristol County Water Authority has instituted a mandatory outdoor watering ban for this coming weekend, and following that instituting an odd/even watering ban for the foreseeable future. The …

Huskies claw past Tigers for 1-0 home victory

Mt. Hope striker Angela Lee’s goal and a strong effort by freshman defender Abby Razzino and the Huskies’ defense lifted the girls’ soccer team over Bay View, 1-0, in a home game at Vendituoli …

Latest News

Westport High students sickened by e-cigarette; two hospitalized, father arrested

Several students were sickened, two seriously enough to require an ambulance trip to the hospital after ingesting an e-cigarette laced with THC (the intoxicating ingredient in marijuana), and …

EPFD receives FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant

The East Providence Fire Department will gain access to significant federal money to upgrade its equipment as part of an effort led by the state’s Congressional contingent. U.S. Senators Jack …

Pickleball — the popular sport with the funny name

A year ago, pickleball was a sport on the rise. The rise has continued, and pickleball is still growing in popularity and participation. Cliff Teixeira, president of the Bristol Pickleball Club of …

Kids debating like adults should

PORTSMOUTH — Thatcher Foregger, an eighth-grade student at the Pennfield School, loves a good argument.  He loves a good argument so much he decided to start his own statewide …

Town celebrating All-Star baseball team's historic run

The Town of Barrington will hold a special celebration for the Barrington Little League U12 All-Star baseball team on Saturday night, Sept. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Latham Park. The local team, …

Westport's Lafrance Hospitality acquires Ft. Myers hotel

Westport-based Lafrance hospitality has taken over ownership and management of the Hilton Garden Inn in Fort Myers, Florida. The Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers becomes the 15th hotel currently under …
Sports
St. Luke's basketball holding registration event

Registration for St. Luke’s CAL Basketball will be held Monday, Sept 23 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the school gym.  Registration is open parishioners and a limited number of non-parishioners …

Townies take aim at another football playoff appearance

Barrington girl leads college team to victory

EPHS boys' soccer continues early season unbeaten run

EPHS harriers hope some can qualify for state championship meet

Things to Do
Haunted Bristol Walking Tours available nightly through November

"I've always liked hanging out in graveyards," admits Joan Quinn, dressed in a full-length hooded black cape and clutching a lantern while standing in front of the old State House on the Town Common …

'The Herreshoff Legacy' photo exhibit opens this week

Shellstock returns to Westport October 6

Buzzards Bay bike ride is Oct. 6

Want to own a bit of Linden Place?

Opinion
Editorial: Kudos to police for investigation into vaping sales

There is growing national alarm about the unrecognized dangers of vaping — people are literally dropping dead — which is why all parents should applaud a Bristol Police Department sting …

Editorial: Save the dam, save Bristol County's water supply

Letter: Help us keep Nature's Classroom alive this year

Letter: Second Amendment does not allow unrestricted rights

Letter: Ten good reasons to vote yes for recall

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