Community Development awarded for Guiteras stormwater project

A Bristol project that helped clean area waterways while also providing an educational component for local students, has earned the town a regional award. The Bristol Department of Community …
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Rep. Donovan receives committee assignments

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello has appointed Rep. Susan Donovan (D-Bristol) to the House Committee on Health, Education, and Welfare, as well as the House Committee on Environment and …

House Hunt: Open houses this weekend around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Brow St. — Sunday, Jan. 22, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cape, 3, 1.5, $310,000. Residential …

Back on the waves: A year after shark attack, Cook surfing, winning on carbon limb

TIVERTON — He kept up a good front in the Hawaii hospital, joking with friends about the big tiger shark that had taken his leg during an Oct. 9, 2015, surfing adventure off Oahu’s Leftovers …

Tanyard Brook project to resume in 2018

Town officials continue to negotiate with private property owners and plan to begin construction on the Tanyard Brook rehabilitation project in Spring 2018. Engineers have been working for years …

Is there room for a second ferry to Prudence Island?

PORTSMOUTH — When Prudence Island Ferry made its last runs to the island in September 2014 before a new company took over, Eric Leite likened it to a divorce after his 18 years as …

Back on the waves

LITTLE COMPTON— He kept up a good front in the Hawaii hospital, joking with friends about the big tiger shark that had taken his leg during an Oct. 9, 2015, surfing adventure off Oahu’s Leftovers …
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Sports
Girls Basketball: Pesky Tigers best Mt. Hope

BRISTOL — The Tiverton High School girls’ basketball team is in the midst of a three-game Division III winning streak. After starting the season off 1-3, the Tigers have since found their …

Boys Basketball: Tiverton hoopsters roll over Mt. Hope

Eagles skate to wins in Medeiros Cup hockey games

Hundreds ring in the new year with a run

Barrington boys lose to Mt. Hope in hoops

Things to Do
OLMC kicks off year-long centennial celebration

Despite the snowy conditions last weekend, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church found great way to kick off its 100th anniversary celebration. On Saturday, a number of former OLMC Feast chief marshals …

A delicious cod dish that won’t ruin your New Year’s resolutions

Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

Visiting Bristol: Not just a summertime activity

Vigil to remember Claire Randall

Opinion
Editorial: A light of hope

A hospital is a less than pleasant place to be for anyone. Most patients admitted to a hospital aren’t feeling good to begin with. The boredom and loneliness sure to set in — especially …

Letter: Increasing recycling surest way to save town money

Speak-Out: Let them swim; play talented players

Everyone in RI deserves a ‘Fair Shot’

Speak-Out: Differing opinions on coach; signs are a waste

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