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Coasting through class at Portsmouth elementary school

Ryan Soares was never good at skateboarding as a kid, but he never forgot how much he enjoyed trying it. Now the second-year physical education instructor at Melville Elementary School is teaching …
Ramaglia’s walk off hit in seventh boosts Huskies nine over Townies, 10-9
The Huskies stormed outfielder Aidan Ramaglia who stood on second base after he hit a groundball base hit up the middle to score Matt … Read More
Portsmouth Police busy with alleged domestic incidents
PORTSMOUTH — A local woman was charged with domestic assault and driving under the influence (DUI) following a “walk-in domestic … Read More
Westport girls tennis loses hard fought match to Diman, 4-1
The Westport girls tennis team lost to Diman 4-1 in a hard fought home match on Wednesday afternoon. Three matches went three sets and … Read More
Barrington official: Schools on track to finish with $2 million surplus
Town officials shared a detailed look at the proposed budgets during the annual budget hearing on Wednesday night, May 11.  The … Read More
Two face multiple gun and drug charges following Tiverton car stop
Two Massachusetts residents are being held without bail after officers found a large quantity of suspected fentanyl and crack cocaine, … Read More
Planning Board approves Yarn Mill development
A divided zoning board voted 3-2 to approve the redevelopment of the Robin Rug factory into 127 residential units. Read More
Westport voters up allowed size of accessory apartments
Westport will ease size restrictions on in-law apartments, following a vote last week that zoning board members hope will make it … Read More
Portsmouth remains undefeated in D-2 girls’ lacrosse
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High girls’ varsity lacrosse team kept on its winning ways with an impressive 17-3 win against Mt. … Read More
Learn to Row Day set for June 4 in Warren
The Fourth Annual “Learn to Row Day” is going down at the Warren Town beach on Saturday, June 4 Read More
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Obituaries
John Farnworth John Paul Farnworth, 87, of Tiverton, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. He was the husband of Judith "Judie" (Hipson) Farnworth. They shared 63 years of marriage. Prior to his retirement, John was emp
Harriett Gallucci Harriett Gallucci, 85, of Warren, RI, passed away, Saturday, May 14, 2022, at home. She was the wife of Louis Gallucci. Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Charles and H
Elizabeth Goggin Goggin, Elizabeth "Betty", 74, of Terrace Drive, Barrington, passed peacefully and surrounded by family on May 9, 2022. She leaves her sister, Virginia McGinn (Peter) of Warwick, her brother Thomas Go
Stephen Patten Stephen W. Patten, 61, died peacefully on May 9, 2022, in Westport, MA, from brain cancer (glioblastoma), surrounded by family members. Steve was the son and firstborn of Clyde G. Patten (deceased)
Richard Huling Mr. Richard A. "Rich" Huling 89 of Keystone Heights passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, May 10, 2022. He was born June 5, 1932, in Providence, Rhode Island to George and Bernice (Dickerson)...
Sports
EPHS athletes earn accolades at Eastern Division outdoor meet PORTSMOUTH — The East Providence High School boys’ and girls’ outdoor track and field teams placed fourth and sixth, respectively, in their Eastern Division Championship Meets held …
Long-time staff members depart East Providence school district EAST PROVIDENCE — The exodus of some of the district’s most senior and respected employees continued to be announced in recent days, …
Barrington volleyball team is young, smart and athletic What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, the Barrington High School boys volleyball team had struggled to capture two wins while battling some tough competition. This year, the …
Gallery: EPHS boys' volleyball vs. Barrington EAST PROVIDENCE — Among the recent run of successes for the East Providence High School boys' volleyball team was a victory over neighboring Barrington in a Division II match last Thursday …
Opinion
Letter: ‘Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves…’

I am writing to bring attention to the two bills recently filed in the RI Senate (S2549) and RI House (H7500) proposing taxpayer dollars be used for abortion. As a Christian, I believe I have a moral …

Letter: Maybe the old Haines plan is better than the new one

When I served on the council, the state offered to sell Haines Park to the town for $1. As the town was maintaining the property, it was thought to be a good idea. The sports groups got together …

Letter: Opposed to taxpayer funding for abortion on demand

I am writing in strong opposition to taxpayer funding for abortion on demand in Rhode Island.  There is a bill in the state legislature (S2549 and H7442) which will allocate your tax dollars …

Letter: Seasons Corner Market is wrong for Tiverton

To the editor: On the Tiverton Planning Board agenda for Tuesday, May 17 is the Seasons Corner Market, a 24-hour gas station/convenience store with a drive-up coffee shop window planned for the …

Letter: Patience! Spring, and life, is returning

To the editor: It was such a long wet winter that the fields couldn’t be mowed until a few weeks ago. This did not please my beautiful pheasant and he fled next door where there was a nice …

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