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Kickemuit Middle School wrestlers proved themselves among Rhode Island’s elite in the state wrestling championships this past Saturday and Sunday at Cumberland High School. The team finished third … more
The results are in, and they’re clear: Mt. Hope High School students, parents and teachers all want the school’s annual commencement exercises to stay right where they are, at Roger … more
Mt. Hope High School has announced its Students of the Month for December: Tyler Sponseller and Hannah Levis. Both were nominated for the honor by their teachers. "Tyler refuses to take the easy … more
Facing one of the toughest budget years they’ve seen since the towns of Bristol and Warren regionalized 27 years ago, members of the regional school district’s financing board met … more
Rock climbing, nature art, night hikes, camp fires, farm animals and bunk houses — this constituted ‘school’ for nearly 200 Kickemuit Middle School seventh-grade students the week before Thanksgiving. The students, their teachers and a handful of volunteer chaperones traveled three hours west to Colebrook, Conn. for what has become an annual tradition and right of passage known as Nature’s Classroom. more
Armed with their own laptop computers, Kickemuit Middle School students literally have the world at their fingertips. But a group of 13 of them has fared well in a statewide contest by trying to find … more
With Warren and Bristol taxpayers’ local school contributions projected to rise $8.262 million over the next three years, the board that sets the regional school district’s budget met … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — In a release issued Monday afternoon, Oct. 30, the East Providence Police Department announced it has issued an arrest warrant for Tiverton man for his alleged participation in … more
The memory of a local woman who spent her life helping others will live on in a new $5,000 scholarship now being offered to Mt. Hope High School students. When she died in 2015 at age 75, Jane … more
PORTSMOUTH — When teenagers want to hide their drug use from parents, they’ll often put the contraband right on top of a bedroom bureau, said Pam Shayer.  “Do you know … more
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