Florida man named as suspect in East Providence shooting, chase

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police identified the suspect and announced charges he faces from a harrowing chase he led officers through Friday afternoon, Dec. 1. Joshua D. Pavao, …
Chase in East Providence ends with shooting suspect caught, accidents in its wake

EAST PROVIDENCE — Officers from the East Providence Police Department endeavored on an epic chase, mid-afternoon Friday, Dec. 1, of a shooting suspect who left a trail of destruction before …

Little Compton woman charged with embezzlement

Rhode Island State Police have charged a Little Compton tax clerk with felony embezzlement, though it was unknown Friday afternoon whether the charges relate to her work for the town.

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Barrington High School alum named all-conference in field hockey

Barrington’s Zoey Despines earned all-conference recognition for a standout season on the Haverford College field hockey team. Despines, a junior midfielder for the Fords, was recently …

Westport gets closer to regulating Air BnBs

Once a lengthy document that contained a dizzying array of rules, steps, fees, inspections and prohibitions, an updated version of the town’s proposed Bed and Breakfast and Short Term Rental …

Bristol Port Marker models ready for public input

For the month of December, models of each artist’s proposal will be on display at Rogers Free Library.

Warren PD: Police make three arrests, two for DUI

Warren Police made three arrests between Nov. 20-27, 2023.

Bristol therapy dog brings comfort to Lewiston

Among the many to respond to Lewiston, Maine in the aftermath of the Oct. 25 mass shooting that claimed 18 lives was a pair of Bristol residents; one of which who, by all reports, is a very good boy.

Barrington commission chooses skatepark as top priority grant

Skatepark or splash pad? That was the question members of the Barrington Park and Recreation Commission considered during their recent meeting. Commission Chairman Mike Seward had asked the …
Joseph F. Stankiewicz, 73, Little Compton

Joseph F. Stankiewicz, 73, of Little Compton, unexpectedly passed away at home on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. He was the husband of Susan (Fish) Stankiewicz. Mr. Stankiewicz was born in Fall River, …

John E. Bettencourt, Sr., 99, Dartmouth

Lee Gardner, 88

Allan Beitchman, 85, Tiverton

Nina Peckham Young, 89, Little Compton

Rosemarie A. Mello, 83, Tiverton

Margaret M. Tarvis, 69, Westport

Nancy M. Dawson, Westport

Eight Townies earn postseason football accolades

EAST PROVIDENCE — By the numbers, the ones in the end that have the most meaning, the recently completed 2023 campaign for the East Providence High School football team wasn't too great. But …

Barrington sailing team earns bid to nationals

Hundreds trot off their turkey in Barrington

Eagles overpower Huskies in rivalry showdown

Portsmouth loses to Middletown in Thanksgiving game, 20-6 (photos)

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Christmas events kick off this weekend in Bristol with Grand Illumination

The Bristol Christmas Festival Committee will kick off the season’s holiday festivities with the Grand Illumination on Saturday, Dec. 2. In the event of rain, the Grand Illumination will take place on Sunday, Dec. 3.

Newport Film hosts 'A Disturbance in the Force'

Annual holiday tree lighting and Holiday Stroll in Jamestown

Providence hosts Three Nights of Lights

Newport String Project presents the Newport County Concert Series

Letter: RIDOT is like the black hat villain showing up in town

To the editor: The special Town Council meeting on Nov. 30 was held at the Portsmouth High School and was well attended because the agenda items were the transfer station and the proposed …

Letter: Republicans don’t seem to have any interest in governing

Letter: Insanity

Letter: Recognize a loved one with memorial tree

Letter: A response to today’s antisemitism

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