Water authority pays off pipeline bond

The Bristol County Water Authority recently announced it had made the final payment of the $18 million in bonds that were purchased to construct the East Bay Pipeline in 1998.   The 24-inch …
Bristol celebrates Black Ships Festival
The Gendo Taiko and Shindaiko drummers and 12DC street dance team performed in front of a large crowd under the Herreshoff Museum … Read More
Barrington residents plan fund-raiser for 3-year-old girl
Lily Beauregard wants to talk about the octopus outside on her front porch. Or maybe it was a ghost.  Three-year-old Lily said … Read More
Westport Conservation Committee approves CVE solar project
Westport residents voicing their opinions against CVE's solar project could be fighting an uphill battle as the conservation committee … Read More
Non-resident day passes at Barrington Beach on the rise
The director of the town's recreation department said more than 1,400 seasonal beach passes have been sold so far this … Read More
Warren police logs: Man found passed out behind wheel
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 24.0px Palatino} Monday, July 9 A Metacom Avenue resident reported damage to a … Read More
Gallery: 38th Annual East Providence HeritageFest
EAST PROVIDENCE — The 38th Annual East Providence HeritageFest took place last weekend, July 13-15, on and around the grounds of … Read More
Barrington Juniors team wins District II title
The Barrington Juniors Division All-Star team defeated Pineview 8-3 in a winner-take-all District II championship game on Monday … Read More
Runnins River Culvert Project readies to commence in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Stephen Coutu, Director of Public Works in East Providence, announced earlier this week the long-planned Runnins … Read More
Few surprises come from East Providence election signatures deadline
EAST PROVIDENCE — As of the 4 o’clock Monday afternoon, July 16, deadline to submit nomination papers with signatures of … Read More
Obituaries
James J. Welch, of Bristol

James J. Welch, known warmly as “Jim” to his friends, died suddenly on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Anne (Kane) Welch, of Bristol, and …

Clarice L. Flannery, 90, of Bristol

Elizabeth B. Almeida, 98, of Bristol

Opinion
Letter: Candidates’ shenanigans show they don’t trust voters To the editor: What a sad day for Bristol/Warren voters. Up until the last minute, our towns’ state representative, Kenneth Marshall, misled every constituent in the district by making clear …
Letter: Outgoing Rep. Marshall owes voters an apology To the editor: Representative Kenneth Marshall owes the voters an apology rather than a slew of lame excuses. Only from an honest reckoning will Mr. Marshall preserve the legacy of his good …
Editorial: A better beach People who have lived in Barrington for more than a few years might remember what the town beach used to look like.  There was a small concrete building at the bottom of Bay Road that was …
Sports
Barrington All-Stars roll past Middletown 11-1 The Barrington Little League Majors 10U All-Star team overpowered Middletown 11-1 in the District II finals on Sunday night, July 15.  Barrington's Jack Marley limited Middletown batters to …
Two Barrington All-Star teams advance to states Two Barrington Little League All-Star teams advanced to states after wlnning District II championships on Sunday night, July 15. Barrington's 12U Majors Division team defeated Tiverton 6-1 in the …
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 …

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