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BRISTOL — Steamy conditions on an early Fall morning greeted the some 75 entrants into the 15th Annual In Step for Autism 5K Road Race and Walk held Sunday, Sept. 24, at Colt State Park. The race … more
Monday, Sept. 11 At 9:21 a.m., an 18-wheeler carrying construction materials became stuck when turning into a driveway. It was eventually freed by a tow truck. At 1:02 p.m., a Highland Avenue resident reported receiving an IRS scam call. At 8:21 p.m., an Indian Road resident reported receiving an IRS scam call. Tuesday, Sept. 12 A motorist on West Main Road struck a deer at 6:28 a.m. and was able to drive his car from the scene. He was not injured, but the car sustained heavy front-end damage. At 2:12 p.m., officers responded to Wilbur & McMahon School following a report of a snake on school property. Officers observed snake skins, but no snakes. more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Waterfront Productions announced at 4:45 p.m. today the Pat Benatar-Neil Giraldo concert scheduled for this evening, September 22, at Bold Point Park has been cancelled due to … more
TIVERTON — Seven former athletes, one championship team and one longtime supporter of the THS athletic program have been selected to the Tiverton High School Athletics Hall of Fame. more
PORTSMOUTH — Earlier this year, when the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition (PPC) released its latest needs assessment that tracked substance abuse among local youth, the results were seen by … more
PORTSMOUTH — Carol Wilcox, one of several local parents whose families have been hit hard by opioid addiction, said it’s often difficult to get their warnings through to … more
LITTLE COMPTON — Few institutions have woven itself more firmly into the fabric of the community than the Little Compton Wellness Center, which this year celebrates 100 years of service to the residents of the town and the region. "Our goal is to focus on the four pillars of healthy aging — body health, the brain, nutrition, and a sense of community," said Shirley Hardison, president of Friends of the Little Compton Wellness Center. more
WESTPORT — Former hurricane Jose has taken a liking to waters south of New England and could deliver nearly a week of northeast gales to the area once he finally tires out. The now-tropical … more
WESTPORT — A farm’s plan to host weddings and other ‘agri-entertainment’ drew plenty of disagreement and no conclusions at the most recent Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting. Instead, … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School cross-country program had a very good day at Glen Park on Monday.  Both the girls’ and boys’ teams swept the competition, with … more
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