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Sophomore pitcher AJ Jones struck out 13, while pitching a two hit, complete game shutout as Mt. Hope beat Barrington 2-0, at Guiteras Field on Thursday afternoon. more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School varsity baseball players have gotten their season off to a hot start, outscoring their opponents 26-4 during the first three games of the … more
Less than three hours after the superintendent of schools sent out an email on Thursday announcing that there would be a Covid-19 vaccination clinic at the middle school for students ages 12 to 15, … more
Warren will soon start paying the state significantly more to take its trash. And with rates set to rise each of the next two years, the town is exploring cost savings measures including the possible … more
A home originally built by Barrington native and professional golfer Brad Faxon sold recently for $4,578,500. Located on Nayatt Point, the home sits on nearly four acres of waterfront property, … more
Bristol Police made three arrests from May 3 to May  9, including two in sexual assault cases. Monday, May 3 Roger Williams University security called police to the campus at 8:17 a.m. to … more
As the state and federal governments scale back Covid-related restrictions, town officials are watching proposed legislation that they fear might harm the town's ability to enforce some of its laws … more
“It’s going to be a busy year around here,” said Herreshoff Marine Museum Executive Director Bill Lynn about the 2021 season that marks the 50th year of Herreshoff, the Museum (the … more
The Bristol Merchants Association (BMA) held its first event of the season last month, under slightly gray and chilly skies. Nonetheless, there was enough enthusiasm among organizers and attendees to … more
Warren Town Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to make no changes to the way the Town Common is regulated, saying they'll decide on a case by case basis what kind of events are and are … more
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