Gallery: Annual Agawam Hunt Father-Son Tennis Tournament

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Agawam Hunt Club in city was once again last week the site of one of the nation’s premier grass court tennis events, its 69th Annual Father-Son Invitational played Thursday …
Gallery: East Providence Central/Portsmouth Little League All-Stars
PORTSMOUTH — East Providence Central sent a contingent of youngsters to face host Portsmouth in the District 2 Little League Ron … Read More
East Providence Police arrest Verizon tech on voyeurism charges
EAST PROVIDENCE — In another local case involving a personal data breach, the East Providence Police Department announced the arrest … Read More
Tiverton boy wins competition at Fenway Park
Jacob Cookinham of Tiverton won first place in the 2018 Scotts MLB Pitch Hit & Run Boston Red Sox Team Championship at Fenway Park … Read More
Bristol's Hydes celebrating 175 years of volunteer service
The Hydraulion Engine & Hose Co. 1 is celebrating a milestone — the 175th anniversary of its proud existence. An … Read More
Phase two of Westport community park project to begin
Construction of Westport’s first community park, located on Adamsville Road, is set to begin this summer. The Westport Land … Read More
State recommends avoiding contact with Turner Reservoir
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) … Read More
Recalls include cookies, pork, crackers and lighters
Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals … Read More
Saturday fair will bring food, games, races and more to Little Compton
This town’s quintessential summer event — the fabled annual United Congregational Church Fair — is now in its 48th year. On … Read More
Bristol boards agree and narrowly approve taller Belvedere plan
The controversial plan to put 20 apartments and a pizza restaurant in a new downtown Bristol building cleared two major hurdles … Read More
Obituaries
Joan P. Antonelli, 79, of Westport

Joan P. (Ragonesi) Antonelli, 79, of Westport peacefully passed away at home on Thursday, July 5, 2018, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Errol M. Antonelli. Mrs. Antonelli …

Robert J. “Buzz” Barry, 87, of Warren

Mary W. Smith, 81, of Barrington

Opinion
Letter: Thank you for a great Bristol Fourth parade! Kudos to Chairman Michele Martins and all the members of the Bristol Fourth of July Committee who worked to make this year’s parade so great. With the additional marching bands included in the …
Are public unions on the way out? Depending upon your point of view, the recent United States Supreme Court decision regarding fair share dues to a union is either a great decision which upheld the First Amendment or a terrible blow …
Letter: Thank you to all for supporting, celebrating the Fourth The Fourth of July to some folks means fireworks, family, reunions, concerts, barbeques, and picnics. Here in Bristol it means all of that and so much more. In Bristol we celebrate the oldest …
Sports
East Bay golfers vie for Rhode Island golf title PAWTUCKET — Three of the four players to reach the semifinals of the 113th Rhode Island Golf Association State Amateur Championship being played this week at Ledgemont Country Club hailed from the …
Barrington will play Tiverton in District II All-Stars final Barrington and Tiverton will battle for the District II Majors Division All-Star championship on Sunday, July 15. Barrington has reached the finals with a 4-0 record, having defeated Darlington, …
Barrington athletes place in top-10 at fencing nationals A handful of Barrington athletes celebrated strong finishes at the USA National Fencing Championships in St. Louis, Mo., from June 28 to July 7. The championships are arguably the largest fencing …

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