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Old oak was a landmark on Nayatt Road

Burton Greifer estimates that the tree, a stately red oak that grew dangerously close to the northern edge of Nayatt Road, was 116 years old when a crew brought it down last month. The chainsaws …
Advisors add more detail to proposed Chevron TIF modification plan
EAST PROVIDENCE — Advisors representing the interests of Chevron Corporation were once again present at a meeting of the council, … Read More
Eagles and Huskies prep for annual football showdown
When the Barrington High School football team boards its bus for the trip to Bristol this week for its annual football game against … Read More
Like a good neighbor, private Portsmouth club is there
PORTSMOUTH — The Seaconnet Sportsman’s Club is making sure that members of Common Fence Zumba keep on dancing. Read More
Barrington native named all-conference in field hockey
Gettysburg College junior forward Julia Soares, a native of Barrington, was recently selected to the 2018 All-Centennial Conference … Read More
A great season for BMS field hockey teams
Barrington field hockey enjoyed a stellar fall season. While the high school field hockey team won the state championship, … Read More
East Providence, LaSalle Thanksgiving football game postponed
PROVIDENCE — Weather will interrupt the 90th playing of the East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy Thanksgiving Day football … Read More
Charlotte Goddu Babbitt, 89, Westport Charlotte Goddu Babbitt, 89, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2018. She was born on October 6, 1929, at her grandparent's home in Winchester, Mass. Charlotte was the third child of Lloyd …
Rose Nunes, 95, of Bristol Rose (Ventura) Nunes, 95, passed away peacefully in her home with grace on Nov. 19, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Manuel Nunes. Born on April 20, …
Thanksgiving Day game moved to Wednesday night The annual Mt. Hope vs. Barrington Thanksgiving Day football game has been rescheduled to Wednesday night, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. The game will be played at Mt. Hope High School. According to a text …
Eagles battle in state finals The Barrington High School girls volleyball team lost 3-2 to North Kingstown in the Division I state championship match on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 17, at Rhode Island College. Barrington dropped …
Portsmouth resident commits to play Division I softball PORTSMOUTH — As a star player on the Moses Brown varsity softball team, Portsmouth’s Emma Campbell has a flair for coming up big in the clutch.
Portsmouth Pop Warner cheerleaders qualify for nationals PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Pop Warner varsity cheerleading squad is headed to Orlando, Fla.
Letter: In memory of George Leffingwell, who made this community better When we moved to Bristol in 2001, I asked our new neighbor Joe Scanlan a very important question: Where should I bring my 1994 Ford Escort wagon with well over 100,000 miles to be serviced? Joe told …
Letter: In response to 'Higher taxes next year are in the making' To the editor: I'm sorry you are displeased with the election results, Tom. I hope my service to our town does prove you wrong and changes your mind. I agree with you that different voices are …
Letter: In showing respect, sometimes reality intervenes To the editor: I don’t blame the Marine veteran in Little Compton. His letter [Nov. 15, p6] expressed dismay that our Commander-in-Chief, while in France to commemorate Armistice Day, had to …
Letter: In Westport, an attempt to find political middle ground To the editor: If there is one thing on which most Americans can agree it is that our country is now dangerously divided. We are a diverse people and have always enjoyed a wide range of political …

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