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Warren PD: Multiple arrests and an injured swan

The Warren Police Department made multiple arrests and checked on local wildlife between Jan. 16-23, 2023.
Bristol PD: A trapped rabbit and two arrests
Bristol Police made two arrests and helped a trapped rabbit between Jan. 16-23, 2023. Read More
Council: Who should run the Memorial Day parade?
Members of the Barrington Town Council are expected to discuss the town’s Memorial Day parade at the Feb. 6 meeting. The … Read More
Mock trial team is undefeated and looking for more
Tiverton High School’s mock trial team has already accomplished great things this school year, but they have aspirations of more. … Read More
Westport high schoolers resurrect student paper
A group of Westport high school students has re-invented the school's old newspaper, and staff members are working on their winter … Read More
Brodeur scores 50 in wins over Atlantis Charter, Holbrook
The Westport basketball team came back to sink Atlantis Charter School 66-62 on Monday and crushed Holbrook 74-57 on Wednesday to … Read More
Warren man arrested after brandishing shotgun while intoxicated
Warren Police seized multiple guns and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition after peacefully resolving a harrowing incident that occurred … Read More
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Tiverton Farmers Market has dozens of vendors on Sunday

The Tiverton Farmers Market features a rotating selection of vendors, inside at the Tiverton Middle School. Hours of operation are Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Vendors (subject to change) …

Farmers' Market is inside the barn on Saturday

The weekly Mount Hope Farm farmers' market continues in its winter location this Saturday, Jan. 28, with vendors set up inside the historic barn. The market brings together dozens of local …

Aquidneck Growers Market is Saturday morning in Newport

Aquidneck Community Table's (ACT) winter market is held on Saturday mornings at Stoneacre Garden in Newport. The market hours are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. through April 29. The market provides easy …
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Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: Jan. 21 – 27, 2023

At the end of each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their …

Obituaries
Marilyn Foehr Marilyn Asciolla Foehr, 76, of Warren, RI, and formerly of Bristol, went to her peaceful rest with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at Hope Health Hospice, Providenc
sJoseph Francis II Joseph Francis II, 37, of Pompano Beach, Fl, and Bristol, RI, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Just as the ocean waves continue to crash against the shore, so too is the swell of his loss to our
Barbara Chadwick Barbara A. (Ballard) Chadwick, age 92, of Swansea, passed away Monday, January 16, 2023 in her residence. She was the wife of the late F.T. "Mickey" Chadwick former Pres/GM of Baker Tractor Corp. with
Sports
East Providence's Phillip wins twice at Sullivan girls' indoor championship meet PROVIDENCE — East Providence High School super sophomore Nazarae Phillip led city-based sides in the girls’ Sullivan Division indoor track and field championship meet held Tuesday, Jan. …
Wildcats return to pulverizing their opponents The Westport girls basketball team returned to pulverizing their opponents after losing a close contest to West Bridgewater last Friday. The captains combined for 45 points as the Wildcats clobbered …
Sharp-shooting senior leads Eagles past Mariners, 66-54 The Barrington High School boys basketball team outscored Narragansett 17-1 in the second period and rolled to a 66-54 victory on Wednesday night, Jan. 25. Sean Bonneau played a key role in the …
Offense gives Eagles the lead, defense secures the win The Barrington High School girls basketball team sprinted out to a 20-9 first quarter lead against Cranston West and relied on stifling defense for all four quarters, battling to a 46-35 victory on …
Opinion
Letter: Fields are infrastructure

To the editor: A well-rounded education requires the infrastructure necessary to support student growth. Musicians should have instruments, actors should have a theater, and athletes should have …

Letter: Concerns about installing artificial turf fields

To the editor: In last week’s Barrington Times, the editor makes the argument that an artificial turf field is the solution to our athletic field problems. He claims that installing a turf …

Letter: Organic natural grass is the safest option

To the editor: The Barrington Times is again calling for the town to install plastic grass at Victory Field and beyond. I would like to re-share some relevant facts about synthetic turf. - …

Letter: Why can't Westport give Paul Cuffe his due?

I write this on January 17th, the 264th anniversary of Paul Cuffe’s birth and one day after the nation celebrated Martin Luther King Day. Both these men led heroic lives devoted to educational …

Letter: Rest In Peace, Mr. Byrnes

To the editor: I recently learned of the passing of well known Bristolian Mike Byrnes, and first and foremost I would like to extend my sincere condolences to Mike's family and friends on his …

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