Former East Providence Manager Lemont passes away

EAST PROVIDENCE — Paul Lemont, an East Providence native, life-long resident and who twice served the city as its manager, passed away on Sunday, May 20. He was 77. Mr. Lemont, a lawyer by …
St. Philomena principal honored by Diocese of Providence

PORTSMOUTH — Brian Cordeiro said he was impressed with Jeff Moniz’s ability to keep a secret.

Clothes make the woman

Designer Marc Jacobs said, “Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.” And, at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum on Ferry Road, the guardians of the clothing of the Van …

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Vestas 11th Hour Racing dismasted after rounding Cape Horn

More bad news for Vestas 11th Hour Racing in the Volvo Ocean Race. A day after rounding Cape Horn and surviving one of the most difficult Southern ocean passages in memory, the boat skippered by …

RIDOT to start resurfacing East Bay Bike Path this week

EAST BAY — The R.I. Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to repair 12 miles of the East Bay Bike Path from Bristol to East Providence, removing cracks and resurfacing one of the …

In Portsmouth, activists detail progress on gun violence bills

PORTSMOUTH — “Unless we make the changes ourselves, it’s not going to happen,” Jennifer Smith Boylan told about three dozen people attending a gun violence presentation …

New photos: Thousands without power here

Thousands of East Bay residents are without power Saturday morning, as National Grid crews struggle to restore service on the heels of a fierce nor’easter that saw wind gusts here as high as 60 …

RITBA restricts access to Mt. Hope Bridge due to high winds

PORTSMOUTH/BRISTOL — Due to weather creating safety concerns, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has implemented restricted access on the Mt. Hope Bridge and two …

Bella Mente Racing back for more from New England Boatworks

Famed ocean racer Hap Fauth liked the job done by New England Boatworks on his last maxi racers enough that he has returned to the Portsmouth firm with his third Bella Mente order. Mr. Fauth …
Obituaries
Raymond J. Grant, 82, Seekonk

Raymond J. Grant, 82, a 55 year resident of Seekonk, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Miriam Hospital. He was the loving husband of Barbara J. (Litterer) Grant for 60 years. Born in …

Robert L. Allen Jr., 67, of Seekonk and formerly of Barrington

Margaret M. Brady, 91, of Seekonk, Mass.

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Mary "Ann" Hall, 73, Portsmouth

Father Edmund Adams, 77, Portsmouth

Daniel Barbosa, 86, formerly of East Providence

Francis "Tut" Jamiel, Warren

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A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

This is one of my husband’s favorite desserts. I will make some for Easter because they’re such a light pastry, making them perfect after a big meal.My mother had the recipe for ages and …

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Most New England French Canadians are descended from daughters of the king

When I run into people with French Canadian ancestry, I always ask if they have discovered an ancestor who was one of les filles du roi. Most don’t know what that is. When I tell them it means …

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Letter: Antifa protesters not so innocent either

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