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Pickle problem at Barrington Park: Chalking at Chianese

Plans to build new pickle ball courts at Chianese Park are completed, officials said, and the project will be put out to bid soon. But while plans to construct the permanent pickle ball courts are …
Mathewson Road mystery: What is this?
Some Barrington residents are trying to identify a large object that can be seen at low tide along the shoreline on Mathewson Road, … Read More
Land Trust secures rare gift for Westport
While skyrocketing land prices threaten open farmland across the South Coast, the Westport Land Conservation Trust recently received a … Read More
Portsmouth man charged with felony assault
PORTSMOUTH — A 47-year-old local man was arrested last week on an affidavit warrant charging him with assault. Shortly before … Read More
In Portsmouth: All the news that’s fit to print — or not
PORTSMOUTH — The United States is continuing to lose local newspapers at a rate of more than two per week. That sobering … Read More
Eagles overpower Huskies in rivalry showdown
The Barrington High School football team capped its championship season with a commanding 36-7 win over Mt. Hope in the annual … Read More
Kilpatrick leaving Portsmouth finance post, department earns kudos
PORTSMOUTH — Ryan Kilpatrick is moving on from his post as finance director for the Town of Portsmouth, but not before being … Read More
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Holiday Bright Night at Tiverton Four Corners

The 18th-century village lights up with luminaries, 30 galleries and shops, holiday decorations, Santa at the Cheese Wheel Village Market and the 10th annual re-Tree Exhibition, a contest of holiday …

Barrington Tree Lighting and family event is Saturday evening

Barrington's annual Tree Lighting holiday celebration has cookie decorating from 2 to 3:30 p.m., fun activities for the kids from 2 to 4 p.m., an opportunity to write a letter to Santa (who will …

Central Fire Company's Holiday Breakfast is Dec. 3 in Warren

All are invited to an upcoming holiday breakfast to benefit members of the Central Fire Company in Warren on Sunday, Dec. 3, between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
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Recalls, withdrawals and safety alerts: Raisins, chips, mirrors and more

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 …

Steven Aldrich Steven Robert Aldrich, 43, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family and friends, on November 21, 2023, at Newport Hospital after a brief illness. Steve was born to parents Robert
Ruth Francis Ruth B. Francis, 89, of Fall River, MA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2023. Daughter of the late Joseph and Genevieve (Kussay) Brelsford, Ruth grew up in the Warren/Bristol area be
Veronica Schmeller Veronica Schmeller, of Foxhill Ave. in Bristol, went home to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 12, 2023. She was the wife of the late Erwin Schmeller. Born in Bristol, she was the daughte
Portsmouth loses to Middletown in Thanksgiving game, 20-6 (photos) PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Patriots played hard, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a strong Middletown squad during the annual Thanksgiving Day football game   The …
LaSalle outlasts latest EP Thanksgiving Day upset bid PROVIDENCE — For the second year in a row the East Providence High School football team came oh-so-close to upending LaSalle in their annual Thanksgiving Day clash, but once again the Townies …
As luster keeps fading, Townies, Rams ready for annual holiday football game Through no fault or intention of their own doing, there's still no denying as time moves on the luster has lessened from what was once the very consequential holiday football rivalry between East …
Bragging rights on the line in Barrington on Thanksgiving Two familiar foes will square off on Thanksgiving Day in Barrington.   The Barrington High School football team, just days off its Division II State Championship victory, will host Mt. Hope …
To the editor: What's to be done about all the deer?

When you see a little fawn nursing its mother right in front of you, of course you are going to think “how adorable, how cute — just like Bambi.' But what you don’t think of is that …

Letter: Westport man's comments were shameful NIMBY-ism

I read with much concern the article on the proposed school on Old Harbor Road. I do not know the quality of what is proposed for either education or treatment. I do know that there is a desperate …

Letter: Westport Food Pantry garden — what a great idea!

Community gardens strengthen connections. The news that Westport’s Food Pantry may cultivate and provide locally sourced fresh produce at the Town Farm is wonderful news. The garden will have …

Letter: Look to Republicans for the true insanity

I do understand the meaning of insanity. I was able to witness it on January 6th...

Letter: Redefine your definition of insanity

My definition of insanity is any voter in Rhode Island who thinks a Republican actually stands a chance of winning an election in this state.

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