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PORTSMOUTH — The school district is ramping up efforts to keep students safe on local school buses. In light of several school bus accidents involving other vehicles in recent months … more
The Barrington School Committee will revisit the start time initiative at an upcoming meeting. Barrington School Committee Chairwoman Kate Brody said the committee had been slated to meet on … more
PORTSMOUTH — All public schools, Town Hall and the Hedly Street and Prudence Island transfer stations will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 4, due to the impending winter storm. A parking … more
The Barrington School Committee recently sent a letter to Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, asking that "bonuses" be extended to school construction projects that were approved within the last … more
PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth’s roads have become so treacherous that the town should consider police escorts for school buses or even ban buses from traversing a major section of East … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The deep freeze affecting much of the country took its toll locally as several pipes burst at the Myron J. Francis Elementary School in Rumford Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, forcing … more
Barrington Middle School officials are asking parents to follow a few simple rules when dropping off students in the morning. According to a message shared in the BMS newsletter, parents driving … more
A Barrington School Department employee called police on Thursday, Dec. 21, after discovering a broken gas pipe on the roof of Hampden Meadows School. The school employee believes youngsters … more
Barrington school officials learned recently that student enrollment is projected to increase slightly over the next 10 years.  According to information provided by the New England School … more
PORTSMOUTH — Before they left for winter break on Friday, students at Portsmouth Middle School were treated to a holiday concert presented by the seventh- and eighth-grade bands in the … more
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