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A rite of spring as much as any other, Opening Day of the 2024 trout season is set for Saturday, April 13, and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has stocked more than 100 … more
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will shift the location of the crossover from the westbound side of Interstate 195 to the eastbound side and eventually over the Washington Bridge as … more
Providence Country Day School has named the students who have earned recognition on the 2023-2024 second trimester honor roll. For Middle School (Classes of 2027-2030), High Honors is all grades … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is informing motorists as part of it ongoing effort to alleviate the intense congestion on the Washington Bridge since the … more
PROVIDENCE — Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg promised the federal government would do all it could to help assist and expedite the process of replacing the westbound side of the … more
PROVIDENCE — Confirming the worst and what many anticipated, state officials made the public formally aware the closed westbound span of the Washington Bridge is structurally deficient and … more
The St. Mary Academy-Bay View Players theatre troupe was crowned champion at the 2024 Rhode Island Drama Festival last week for its performance of “The Night Witches,” a play about the … more
St. Mary Academy-Bay View principal Dr. Marcela Rossi announced 170 students made the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2023-24 term. This academic distinction recognizes the dedication of … more
The Westport girls basketball team began their D-5 tournament run with a dominating 74-33 pasting of 28th seeded New Mission on Friday night. The 5th seeded Wildcats improved their season record to … more
PROVIDENCE — State Rep. Katherine Kazarian was the lead sponsor on legislation signed on by many of her fellow East Bay area colleagues seeking to require the Rhode Island Department of … more
The Westport girls basketball team is playoff bound after crushing Cape Cod Academy 60-30 on Tuesday and dominating Fairhaven 56-16 on Thursday to end the regular season with a record of 19-1. The … more
WPRI Channel 12 was first to  report a draft review on the status of the westbound section of the Washington Bridge written by an engineer hired to investigate the shuttered section paints a … more
The eastbound side of the Washington Bridge will be split into six lanes, three going in each direction, as a means of attempting to address the ongoing crisis created with the closure of the … more
The Westport basketball team celebrated senior night then fell to Blue Hills 57-38 on their final game of the season on Friday night. Seniors Fotis Machairas, Chris Duarte, Anthony Raposa, Nick … more
Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti took the brunt of the blame for the calamity created as he was peppered with questions about the status of the Washington Bridge from … more
Korynne Holden scored her 1000th point as the Westport girls’ basketball team trampled Avon 58-22 in a league home game on Friday night. Holden, the Wildcats’ senior point guard, … more
The names of five local hockey greats who represent the RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024 were unveiled last weekend between periods of the Providence Bruins-Hershey Bears “Hall of … more
Junior Owen Boudria scored the 1000th point of his career in the fourth quarter of the Westport Basketball team’s 62-54 loss to Fairhaven in a non-league home game on Friday night. The athletic … more
Shailen Bhatt, the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, visited the area Monday, Feb. 5, as part of the national response to the local Washington Bridge Closure crisis. Bhatt … more
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation late last week announced its latest attempt to alleviate the traffic jam on Interstate 195 created by its shuttering of the westbound side of the … more
The boys indoor track team placed eighth in the high powered Metropolitan Division during the division championships at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Tuesday night. Barrington beat … more
The Westport basketball team upset undefeated Avon 66-55 in front of the hometown fans during a league game on Wednesday night. Junior Owen Boudria scored 27 points to lead the Wildcats in scoring, … more
Facing mounting scrutiny of his efforts in the matter, specifically, Governor Dan McKee had a busy few days responding to the ever-growing Washington Bridge closure crisis over the last week plus. … more
The Westport girls' and boys' basketball teams beat Holbrook on Thursday night. Freshman forward Skylar Rezendes scored 20 points as the girls thrashed Holbrook 48-14 in a league home game. The … more
Gov. Dan McKee and Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti gave an impromptu update on the status of the Washington Bridge during a news conference called Monday afternoon, … more
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