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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 … more
WESTPORT — Shellstock 2019, Westport’s celebration of “local beer, local food and local oysters,” as Director of Marine Services Chris Leonard puts it, will take place at Buzzards Bay … more
TIVERTON — The Tiverton Wastewater District has won US Department of Agriculture approval for the design and plan of Phase 1 of the sewer expansion project in the Robert Gray and Riverside Drive … more
TIVERTON — Recall rancor hit new heights last week at a town council meeting during which conflict of … more
WESTPORT — Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new Westport River Watershed Alliance River Center. The Alliance will move in during the week of September 23. “It has been a long … more
WESTPORT — When he read the Board of Health’s (BOH) proposed Keeping of Animals regulation, poultry farmer William Long said his first thought was, “Why am I being punished for (what happened … more
Pedal 35, 75, or 100 miles on October 6 and join more than 300 others biking to protect clean water in Buzzards Bay at the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride. Registration is open at … more
PROVIDENCE — Gathered beneath the aging structure of the Northbound Providence Viaduct, Rhode Island’s federal delegation and state officials today celebrated a $60.3 million federal … more
TIVERTON — As a result of a multi-jurisdictional investigation, members of the Bristol County (Mass.) District Attorney’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested Veronica Reading, 36, of 16 Mill St., … more
LITTLE COMPTON — Lugging picnic baskets and coolers, a crowd of over 500 — babies to age 100, arrived at Little Compton’s Commons at the close of a perfect late-summer Sunday. The previous … more
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