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Five DUI arrests over St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Police were busy on local roads over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, responding to 13 vehicle-related erratic driving calls from Saturday to Monday, March 16-18, according to …
Eagles selected for Hobey Baker awards
Two Barrington High School student-athletes recently received Hobey Baker High School Character Awards. Johnny Lombardi, a member … Read More
Grant will help preserve historic Barrington flag
Barrington Preservation Society has received a grant of $7,455 from Heritage Harbor Foundation for the conservation of Barrington’s … Read More
Town manager explains proposed pay raises
The proposed municipal budget for Barrington includes salary increases for union and non-union positions.  The proposed salary … Read More
New positions, pay raises included in Barrington budget
Barrington's proposed municipal budget is calling for a 3.9 percent or $648,016 increase. If the increase is approved, the … Read More
Fire damages Trafford Restaurant in Warren
Trafford's restaurant on Water Street is closed temporarily after a roof fire early Thursday afternoon. Warren Fire Chief James … Read More
Home sales — 'volume down, value up' in Barrington
Two dozen homes in Barrington sold for more than $1 million last year. According to Barrington Tax Assessor Michael Minardi, the … Read More
Obituaries
Liberdade “Libby” Hipolito, 96, of Bristol Liberdade “Libby” (Silva) Hipolito, 96, passed away on March 2, 2019, at Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of the late Arthur Hipolito. Born in Guada, Portugal, she was the …
Dolores N. McGreavy, 97, Tiverton Dolores N. "Dede" (Falvey) McGreavy, 97, of Tiverton, passed away peacefully at St. Anne's Hospital on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. She was the wife of the late John A. McGreavy. Born in Fall River, …
Anna Maria Silva, 79, of Bristol Anna Maria (Resendes) Silva, 79, of St. Elizabeth Street passed away on March 12, 2019, at Warred Skilled Nursing. She was the wife of David Juvenico Silva. Born in Lomba do Loucao, Povoacao, …
Adeline Elizabeth Riccio Adeline Elizabeth (Zarrella) Riccio, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., passed away on March 9, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph G. A. Riccio (Sr.). She leaves two sons, J. Arthur Riccio and his wife, …
Sports
Gallery: PCD hockey co-op in Division II finals The Providence Country Day-St. Raphael-Wheeler co-op boys’ hockey team forced a deciding game in its Division II championship final with top-seeded Cumberland after the Knights handed the Clippers …
Longtime sportswriter inducted into Hall of Fame Longtime East Bay sportswriter/photographer Manny Correira was honored at Sunday's Words Unlimited Awards Banquet at the Cranston Country Club.    Said former Barrington High …
Portsmouth High runners crowned All-Americans PORTSMOUTH — Four members of the Portsmouth High School girls’ indoor track team earned High School All-American honors by placing fourth in the 4x800 relay at the 2019 New Balance …
Warren Athletic Hall of Fame announces 2019 inductees The Warren Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced its inductees for 2019. They will be honored at a banquet Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Venus de Milo, Swansea, MA. For tickets call Martha …
Opinion
Letter: Fish, fun, fellowship and more … To the editor: The 2019 version of the Lenten Fish Dinners will continue at St. Barnabas on three consecutive Fridays this year on March 22, March 29 and April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. each …
Letter: On Legion’s 100th, time to honor Westport veterans To the editor: The American Legion turns 100 years old this March. Westport American Legion Post #145 will be celebrating their Centennial in July. On March 15, 1919, a group of American …
Legislative leaders deserve the praise It is a rare occasion when I praise the RI Speaker of the House and Senate President. Praise is due, however, for their recent actions. Here are the reasons why:House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello-The …
Thanks to everyone for making Bodacious Bee a success On behalf of the Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF), we would like to express our sincere gratitude for the support and generosity of the community. The 11th annual Bodacious Bee was a great …

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