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Barrington High School repeats as Quiz Show champs

They did it again. A team of students from Barrington High School captured a second straight High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island state championship recently.  The Barrington team, which …
Warren police logs: Five charged with DUI
Monday, May 13 Mail was reported stolen out of a mailbox on Child Street. Rescue crews tended to a man on Birchswamp Road who … Read More
Gallery: 'K-Rob' skate park dedication
EAST PROVIDENCE — The skateboard and bike riding apparatus at the Onna Moniz John Park/Central Avenue Playground was formally named … Read More
Play performed at Portsmouth High explores road to recovery
PORTSMOUTH — She was nervous, the anxiety coursing through her like wildfire.  She felt untethered, unsure of the steps to take … Read More
Barrington native earns collegiate baseball honor
Barrington native and Wheaton College freshman baseball player Jacob Studley was recently named 2019 Rookie of the Year in the New … Read More
Francesconi is selected as new Deputy Chief of East Providence Police
EAST PROVIDENCE — Christopher Francesconi has been appointed the new Deputy Chief to East Providence Police Department by Mayor Bob … Read More
Portsmouth High baseball team notches two shutouts over Pilgrim
PORTSMOUTH — Ben Gesmondi’s three-run blast in the first inning proved to be all the offense the Portsmouth High baseball team … Read More
Obituaries
Mary Ellen Hoague (Martin), 85, Warren Mary E. (Martin) Hoague, 85, widow of James E. Hoague, of Warren, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Hope Hospice in Providence.
Mrs. Hoague was born in Highgate Springs, Vt., a daughter of the late …
Jennie Bouffard, 79, Warren Jennie (Sousa) Bouffard, 79, of Warren, died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at home. She was the wife of Maurice R. Bouffard; they were married for over 56 years. Jennie was born in Bristol, a daughter of …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices - May 16, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the May 16 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.

Portsmouth Legal Notices - May 16, 2019

Tiverton Legal Notices - May 16 2019

Sports
Former Portsmouth principal tapped for RIIL Hall of Fame PORTSMOUTH — A former longtime principal and coach at Portsmouth High School will be among the members of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) High School Athletic Hall of Fame …
East Providence's Sears hurls CCRI to NJCAA championship tourney Aided in part by the superb pitching performance of city native Ben Sears, the Community College of Rhode Island baseball team swept the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Community College Sharks in a best …
Former EPHS standout Santos signs to play college basketball at Virginia State EAST PROVIDENCE — Former East Providence High School boys’ hoops standout Jarron “J.C.” Santos, before a large group of family and friends inside EPHS’s Ramos Gymnasium, penned his National …
East Providence memorializes Robinson with skate park plaque EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence will formally recognize one of its legendary residents Saturday, May 18, when officials and other dignitaries gather to dedicate the skateboard and …
Opinion
Letter: Wet, cool spring hard on potato, corn farmers While we non-farmers have been counting up the rainy days and bemoaning the lack of warm and spring-like weather, the local potato and sweet corn growers have been in serious, deep trouble. The …
Letter: Goal of potable water at affordable cost has been met To the editor: A major success is turning the faucet and taking it for granted that the water that comes forth is safe and drinkable. In many parts of the country and world healthy drinking water …
Letter: Katz and TTA: Our budget way or nothing To the editor: Follow the bouncing ball folks: 1. Tiverton Taxpayer Association’s Justin Katz, as a Town Council member and author of several petitioner budgets, "develops" a budget including …
Letter: Little Compton Tree Committee gift will be appreciated for years To the editor: Just a short letter of appreciation to the Little Compton Tree Committee for the wonderful surprise delivered to my house. I submitted an application for an evergreen tree; an …

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