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Barrington turns Bicknell baseball field into a softball field

The Barrington Department of Public Works recently completed a magic trick of sorts — the DPW turned a baseball field into a softball field.   Town officials recently unveiled the new …
Earth Day Cleanup and Nip Bottle winner postponed to April 27 after rain
The Warren Conservation Commission's annual Earth Day Clean Up and Nip Contest has been postponed to April 27 due to last Saturday’s … Read More
Waterfront lot sells for $1.15 million on Mathewson Road
A .75-acre lot on Mathewson Road in Barrington recently sold for more than $1 million. According to a press release from … Read More
Anna D’s Café gets OK for more farmers’ markets
PORTSMOUTH — If you didn’t get to any farmers’ markets in Portsmouth last year, you’ll get another chance starting June 3. Read More
Eagles blast Bulldogs in volleyball, 3-0
Last year, the Barrington High School boys volleyball team struggled when they squared off against Westerly.   This year, they swept … Read More
Two Barrington teenagers face vandalism charges
Barrington Police charged two 16-year-old Barrington boys following an incident late Monday night, April 15.   Police … Read More
Discover a secret garden this summer
Surround yourself with the sights, sounds, scents and beauty of a ‘secret garden’ this season on a visit to Little … Read More
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'Driving Miss Daffodil' car rally, plus cars & coffee on Sunday

Decorate your car with bright yellow daffiness, don your daffy best, and head down to Easton’s Beach in Newport on Sunday, April 21, for the start of a one-of-a-kind “Driving Miss …

Newport Beer Festival is at Fort Adams on Saturday

The Newport Beer Festival brings togwether 50 breweries, offering more than 100 beer selections, at historic Fort Adams State Park this Saturday, April 20, proudly sponsored by Newport Craft Brewing …

Gallery Night Providence offers five tours Thursday night

On Thursday, April 18, Gallery Night Providence will offer five free guided tours of Providence art spaces. Four tours (5:00, 5:30, 5:45, and 6:00 p.m.) depart from the Graduate Hotel on …
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Jennifer Gilbert Jennifer Adeline Gilbert was born on April 20, 1978, to Donna and Brent Gilbert. At age 2 ½ a brain tumor brought lifetime challenges. Jenny was able to live with family until she graduated
Deborah Redmond Warren|Deborah A. Redmond (Pillar),70, of Warren, RI, passed away on Wednesday April 17, 2024, surrounded by loved ones. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and friend who will be missed. Debbi
Patricia Nugent Trish Nugent, 80, a 50-year resident of Barrington, passed peacefully at home after an extended and valiant battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jack
EPHS baseball nine stays perfect early in Division II ranks Two more league games added up to two more wins for the still unbeaten East Providence High School baseball as the Townies played and won a pair of Division II outings last …
Metacomet developers soon hope to tee up renovated nine-hole layout Fittingly, it appears, the first signs of a reimagined Metacomet Country Club property off Veterans Memorial Parkway will in fact be a renovated portion of the golf course. A representative of …
Mt. Hope freshman tosses no-hitter in first ever start Trace Dubois wasn't even supposed to play on varsity his freshman year. He wound up accomplishing one of the sport's most coveted accolades on his very first start.
Townies tee off with eye towards state tournament berth By past standards, the East Providence High School golf team had a terrific, if yet ultimately unfulfilling season a year ago. Any squad, including the Townies would have been very satisfied …
Letter: RIDOT puts best face possible on its incompetence

To the editor: As the Clements’ Marketplace lawsuit against the town and RIDOT retreats from the front page, this gives us time to reflect on RIDOT’s history with the town and our …

Letter: Given Warren’s financial condition, a new school isn’t responsible

I have felt like Chicken Little running around town saying that the sky is falling.

Letter: Shaping sustainable growth

Our organization remains a grassroots movement whose mission is to empower the residents of Warren to promote sustainable development while preserving our town's unique character without overwhelming our natural resources and infrastructure.

Letter: Thank you for your kindness

My wife passed away on March 9, 2024, and I am writing this to thank a group of very special people.

Letter: Levesque responds to critics of Town Council

To the editor:   I reference letters that appeared in this paper recently, one from Mr. Fitzmorris and the other from Mr. Grieb, both of whom I believe are familiar to your readers. Each …

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