House Hunt: Open houses in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 69 Lamson Road — Sunday, March 26, 12-2 p.m. Contemporary, 3, 2, $969,000. Residential …
Latest News

Tiverton's St. Theresa girls win state CYO hoops title

TIVERTON — The St. Theresa girls’ basketball team defeated St. Michaels Grammar  35-28 to win the CYO state championship Saturday. The Tiverton girls were down 19-13 at the half but came …

Bristol’s Enright, Towill team up again for Volvo Ocean Race

Will lead Team Vestas - 11th Hour Racing campaign Rhode Island will again have a home team to root for when the next Volvo Ocean Race sets sail in October. Team Vestas is returning for the …

Fire destroys 277-year-old Westport house

It had a good head start, and by the time firefighters began battling the blaze at 286 Old Harbor Road, Westport, early Saturday, there was little chance of saving the old house. A tenant alerted the fire …

Historic Tiverton cottage maintains charm after modern updates

New to the market is a charming, historic cottage located in the heart of Tiverton's Stone Bridge/Fort Barton area. The house has been recognized by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation …

Sheila Mackintosh receives Peter Merritt Award

LITTLE COMPTON — For her “in the trenches” land preservation efforts, Little Compton resident Sheila Mackintosh has been honored by the RI Land Trust Council with the 2016 Peter Merritt …

House Hunt: Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 641 Maple Ave. — Sunday, March 19, 12-2 p.m. Cape, 3, 2, $449,500. Mott and Chace Sotheby's, …
Obituaries
Richard A. Helger, 70, Tiverton

Richard A. Helger, 70, of Tiverton, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the son of the late Henry R. and Gladys E. (Sherman) Helger, Sr. Mr. Helger was born in …

Kathleen M. O’Connor, Lincoln, NH, formerly of Little Compton

Helen Oser Miller, 93, Little Compton

James L. Truslow IV, 85, Little Compton

Kenneth E. Watters, 48, Little Compton

Anne Marie Bouchard,83, Newport

Joseph Bevilacqua, 85, Little Compton

Marilyn Anne Penney, 75, Little Compton

Sports
Portsmouth’s Cole Swider named Gatorade Player of Year

PORTSMOUTH — Cole Swider of Portsmouth, a junior forward on St. Andrew’s School’s boys basketball team, has been named the 2016-17 Gatorade Rhode Island Boys Basketball Player …

Townies tip Tigers in boys' state hoops tourney

Tiverton triumphs, caps perfect run to Division III boys' hoops title

Coutu powers Barrington girls to playoff victory

Portsmouth High boys take 4th in state swim meet

Things to Do
Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

“Sing Street” (2016)Rated PG-131 hour, 46 minutesDirected and written by John Carney“Sing Street” is a fun movie that refreshingly communicates the joyful exuberance of music …

Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

In Westport, sweet sounds from under the sea

Oar art — Oars replace buoys in artists’ Watershed effort

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Opinion
Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that …

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: Patience — Despite March cruelty, spring is coming

New resources for those with German and Irish roots

Editorial: Three to five inches — Call in the cancellation!

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