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A Warren farmer has been cited after the hay trailer he was hauling in Touisset last Tuesday broke free and injured a jogger. Byron Kee, 61, of Barton Lane, was cited for failure to register his trailer, Deputy Warren Police Chief Joseph … more
A large crowd attended the 2015 Fourth of July Ball: A Roaring Great Gatsby Gala, held Friday night, June 26, under a tent at Blithewold Mansion. To view more photos by Rich Dionne, click the link below 2015 Fourth of July Ball … more
Barbara Jean Gremour, 69, of Greenbelt, Md., died peacefully on Monday, July 6, 2015, at Rhode Island Hospital.  She was the loving companion of Raymond J. Medeiros of Little Compton for 34 years.  Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the … more
Before beachgoers took advantage of Thursday's weather by heading to Bristol Town Beach, Will Gilbert, co-host of WPRI-TV's The Rhode Show, and his crew, along with parks and recreation director, Walter Burke, went live for a segment that featured … more
BY ERIC DICKERVITZ edickervitz@eastbaynewspapers.com Two weeks of concerts, galas, parties and celebrations set the stage for the main event Satur- day morning, when thousands of people poured into Bristol for America's oldest Fourth of … more
The long road toward a new Westport teacher contract that began back on November, 2013, has apparently come to an end. By a 3-0 vote with two abstentions, the school committee voted Thursday to approve a new three-year deal that provides … more
  In 2007, Donna Lange set out from Portsmouth’s Brewers Sakonnet Marina aboard her Bristol-built Southern Cross 28 on a two-year voyage that would take her around the world. Now the 53-year-old grandmother, musician and … more
Though Bristol police officers were racing around town for most of the Fourth of July weekend, they arrested only a few people, including two drunk drivers on parade day. The majority of calls were for fireworks, fights and loud parties. Below is a … more
Two recent Barrington High School graduates finished in the top three spots at Hammerama 2015 in Wakefield on Sunday. Adam Kelly won the 12-pound hammer event with a top throw of 241 feet 1 inch, while Mike Alvernaz finished third with a … more
You've heard of people firing off fireworks on the Fourth of July, but how about potatoes? It seems some folks on Appian Way in Barrington caught the attention of their neighbors — and later the police — when they began loading spuds … more
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