Residents continue to join Solarize Barrington effort

The continued demand for residential solar in Barrington means that residents interested in solar can now expect to save as much as 20 or 25 percent off their solar costs as part of the Solarize …
Motocross park suffers narrow defeat
TIVERTON — A proposed amendment to the Tiverton zoning ordinance, that would have allowed the installation of a motocross park at … Read More
Little Compton police: Two charged with drug offenses
LITTLE COMPTON — Two Little Compton men have been charged with drug offenses, one dating back to December 15, 2017, the details … Read More
Warren housing authority walks away from Metacom building
The Warren Housing Authority is selling an office building that has mostly sat unused and vacant since it purchased the property 10 … Read More
Gill reappointed as AO for town planners
TIVERTON — By a vote of 5-2, Susan Gill was reappointed Monday, April 9, by the Tiverton town council to a one-year term as Tiverton … Read More
Boat aground on the Kickemuit
Touisset Point resident Fred Massie took these photos Tuesday of an unregistered sailboat that broke loose from its mooring on the … Read More
YMCA honors Bayside's 'heroes' at special luncheon
The YMCA recently honored longtime Bayside YMCA members and volunteers Gloria Hall and Ellen Collis as "Y Heroes." At a special … Read More
Agreement on Pawtucket Avenue construction plan in East Providence stalls
EAST PROVIDENCE — Not so fast. The much ballyhooed and anticipated collaborative effort between the city and state to reconstruct … Read More
Barrington baseball opens season with 2-1 record
The Barrington High School baseball team opened its season with a 13-2 win over Woonsocket at Renaud Field last week. Andrew Conaty … Read More
Orienteering event coming to Colt State Park
There will be an introductory, beginner’s orienteering event at Colt State Park in Bristol on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 … Read More
Obituaries
Robert F. Kittell, 89, Warren

Robert F. Kittell , 89, of Warren, died peacefully Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Arliene (Paulin) Kittell and the late Vivian (Barber) Kittell. Born in …

Frank “Sandy” Souza, Jr., 86, of Bristol

Teofilo Jose Lima, 74, of Seekonk

Opinion
Letter: We need to work to keep Barrington Beach clean To the editor: We moved to Barrington last July and were thrilled to find ourselves a home within walking distance of the beach and excited about realizing our dream of living near the ocean It …
Editorial: Warren housing court is in session Government can often move at a snail’s pace, a frustrating truth for anyone who has ever tried to have an issue adjudicated at the local court level. But Warren’s town council, legal staff, …
Letter: Barrington needs to address underfunded liabilities To the editor: Dear Richard Staples and the committee on appropriations, thank you for inviting representatives from the state pension board to your meeting. I believe the COA serves our …
Sports
Huskies softball team improving despite rough start The Mt. Hope softball team has gotten off to a rough start this Spring. The team has an 0-3 record in just their second year in Division II. The Lady Huskies moved up a division after winning the …
Wildcats gain experience in loss to Holbrook Westport softball gains experience in loss to Holbrook Despite getting whooped by Holbrook 21-3 in the second game of the season, the Westport High School softball team held their heads up high as …
Barrington native has personal best throws Barrington High School graduate and Princeton University junior Adam Kelly had five straight hammer throws surpassing his previous personal best while competing at the recent Sam Howell …

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