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The Warren Town Beach has been closed to swimming for the second time this summer, after testing showed elevated amounts of bacteria there. The Rhode Island Department of Health recommended the … more
According to new research from AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, new teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash. This alarming finding … more
To the editor: Despite the political machinations at the Rhode Island State House that have left the budget and other important legislation unresolved, the General Assembly did pass some … more
At its fourth meeting on the subject, the School Committee has agreed on several student fee reductions and a hike in school lunch costs for younger grades. At its July 10 meeting, the committee … more
PORTSMOUTH — If you live next to a town-owned historic cemetery, you may be getting a knock on your door soon. Volunteers will be fanning out throughout town in hopes of collecting … more
As her website describes conclusively, “Becky Chace believes in the power of music.” That statement was never more in evidence than it was this past Sunday night at the Barrington Town … more
PORTSMOUTH — A local woman was charged with disorderly conduct Saturday night, July 22, after arguing with neighbors who had objected to fireworks being discharged from her Island Park … more
Robert L. Thornsbury, 82, of Tiverton, died Monday, July 24, 2017, at the Grand Islander Center in Middletown, RI.  He was the husband of the late Constance (Wilbur) Thornsbury. Born in Litwar, … more
The Barrington 9-10 Minors All Star team's run through the District 2 tournament came to an end on Friday night in Rumford.  Playing in the elimination bracket finals, Barrington trailed … more
Virginia Ingram Gray, daughter of George T. Ingram Sr. and Lena Vermette Ingram, passed away on July 23, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born in Fall River, Mass., Jan. 8, 1925, was … more
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