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EAST PROVIDENCE — In the inimitable words of "Queen" another one bites the dust, which isn't necessarily a good thing for residents of the city when it comes to elections in the 2024 cycle. … more
A leading bike advocate believes strongly that everyone riding a bicycle needs training and education, and that applies even more strongly to the growing population riding around on electric … more
The Tiverton Majors All-Stars beat Cumberland 5-1 in the RI Softball State Tournament hosted by Portsmouth at Davidson Field on Monday night. Tiverton, playing out of the loser's bracket, moves on to … more
Ocean State Air Solutions (OSA) will host the next “ Portsmouth Business Association After Hours” event from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 25. more
The field of candidates has shifted a bit, following the deadline to submit endorsement signatures. According to Barrington Town Clerk Merrie DeSisto, all but one of the candidates gathered the … more
If Westport is ever to do anything with its former high school on Main Road, the town needs to come up with a clear strategic plan for the property, laying out how the building would be renovated for … more
Adamsville herb farmer Nicole Wordell felt a flood of relief and gratitude after donors this month raised more than $1,700 to cover the 300 plants stolen earlier this summer from her honor system … more
Michele Geremia believes the time is right.   After leading the town’s recreation and senior services departments for the last 12 years, Geremia is retiring.   “It was … more
Raised on Maryland's eastern shore, Virginia Merlier has lived on farms for much of her life and has been raising heritage breed sheep on her Stonehaven Farm in Westport since 1995.  … more
PORTSMOUTH — Many local veterans were saluted during a free, old-fashioned pops concert outside the Glen Manor House last week. The American Band played a set of standard and … more
PORTSMOUTH — A 29-year-old Portsmouth man, one of several suspects wanted in connection with a shooting in Newport on July 5, was arrested last week. more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The last victory needed is usually the toughest one to get, so fittingly for the Rumford Little League 10U Baseball All-Stars the locals captured the 2024 District 2 … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — It's certainly been a life well lived for Harry "Hawk" Edmonds, and the noted East Providence native received one of the highest accolades the city could offer when on … more
The Bristol/Warren All-Star team bashed 9 hits in clobbering Barrington 9-3 at Sherwood Field on Friday night. The two teams play again in a deciding game at Vets Memorial Park tonight (Sunday) … more
Sunday, July 7 was a busy day for dog-related incidents in Barrington. Early in the day, a dog was found wandering loose in the area of Whipple Avenue. The dog was later returned to its … more
Brigadier General (Ret.) Greg Ebner's speech highlighted two elements of patriotism that aren’t often top-of-mind when it comes to this particular subject, and the more banal expressions of it like flag waving (and wearing) and shooting off fireworks. more
Police arrested seven people between July 1 and July 7, 2024, including multiple instances of assault. more
A new law sponsored by Rep. Jason Knight will allow nursing home residents to choose to have cameras installed in their rooms. The legislation (2024-S 2263A, 2024-H 7969A), which was signed into … more
Bristol Fourth of July Committee General Chairman Camille Teixeira broke new ground in the 239-year history of the Bristol Fourth of July parade, and the response was certainly polarizing. more
The United Congregational Church of Little Compton will hold its 63rd Annual Summer Church Fair, and the 43rd Annual Road Race, this Saturday at the Commons. The day kicks off at 8:30 with the … more
PROVIDENCE — There's more than a hint of irony in the updated traffic figures for the Washington Bridge provided by state officials last week after they were forced to make dramatic alterations … more
It's been an admittedly unsatisfying start to the 2024 Rhode Island American Baseball League season for the Riverside Post 10 Senior Division club. The locals, however, are hoping to turn around … more
Westport police are trying to locate a local girl reported missing early Thursday morning. Lilyana Gorman, 14, was last seen leaving her home in the Conserve Avenue area just after 4 a.m. She … more
Barrington’s Ava Tine and her teammates on the US Women’s Eight boat won first place in the FISU 2024 World University games. Tine is an alum of the East Bay Rowing club, and after … more
Marine biologists took advantage of a very rare opportunity Thursday, when dozens walked out to a remote stretch of Little Compton beach to study the remains of a 17-foot minke whale that washed up … more
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