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Exploring the 400-year-old friendship that made America possible

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the friendship and pact formed between Plymouth Colony's leader Edward Winslow and the Massasoit Ousamequin, which enabled America as we know it today to be formed.
Diman vote has costly implications for Westport
Westport could be forced to scale back town services and cut the already-tight annual operating budget for the foreseeable future, if … Read More
In Portsmouth: Fierce debate over 'closed' pension plan
PORTSMOUTH — After several years of nagging questions over the town’s supposedly closed pension plan, the matter came to head … Read More
Feud between Longplex, Town of Tiverton simmers over
A long simmering feud between the Town of Tiverton and Jim Long, owner of the Longplex Family & Sports Center, escalated Monday … Read More
In Barrington, Senior Projects ‘can be life-changing’
The small cafeteria is filled with well-dressed students, a therapy dog, and a feeling of nervous excitement. There is also a table … Read More
Tax assessor says Warren department heads are 15-25% underpaid
Warren’s Tax Assessor, Kristopher Leadem, brought lively discussion to an otherwise humdrum preliminary budget meeting last week at … Read More
A second chance for Warren's 2nd Story Theatre?
A group of more than two dozen local advocates for youth and community theater gathered to advocate for the future use of 2nd Story … Read More
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R.I. Home Show comes to Providence all weekend

The 73rd annual Rhode Island Home Show takes place this Thursday to Sunday, March 30 to April 2, at the R.I. Convention Center The largest home improvement and idea show in Southern New England, …

Opening ceremonies for Newport's 'Daffodil Days'

Historic Clarke Cooke House on Bannister’s Wharf in Newport will be the scene for a dazzling daffy musket salute by the Artillery Company of Newport that signals the beginning of …

'Sips for the Sea' Thursday night at Greenvale

Clean Ocean Access is hosting "Sips for the Sea" at the newly renovated Greenvale Vineyards on Thursday, March 30, for a night of fundraising and conversation. Guests will enjoy a wine tasting with …
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Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: Fords, boilers, infant formula 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 …

Christopher Eddleston With great sorrow, the Eddleston family announces the unexpected early passing of our kind, brave, caring and incredibly talented son, brother, uncle and friend Christopher F. Eddleston, 38 years youn
Christopher Stormer Christopher Tise Stormer 55, beloved husband, father, son, cousin and uncle passed away unexpectedly in his home in Columbia, Missouri on January 8th, 2023. Christopher was born in Evanston, Illinois
Charlotte Whiteside Ms. Charlotte M. (Stanzione) Whiteside, age 75 formerly of Church Street, Bristol, died Monday, March 27, 2023 at the Silver Creek Manor, Bristol. Born in Bristol and a lifelong resident, she was a da
Reigning champ Townies vie in reconfigured girls' lacrosse group EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' lacrosse team begins the 2023 season this week as the reigning champion of its league, though the composition of which being …
East Providence boys' tennis team eyes same results in different league EAST PROVIDENCE — A year ago this month, the East Providence High School boys’ tennis team was coming off a two-win campaign and not expected to do very much during the upcoming Division …
Huskies' standouts honored at awards night Mt. Hope standouts: Brock Pacheco, Jessica Deal, Elsa White, Thea Jackson and Abby Razzino were among Mt. Hope High School student athletes that were honored during the school’s annual Fall …
Unified bowling celebrates a strikingly fun season The Bristol Warren Huskies Unified Bowling team recently concluded their 2023 season with a state championship tournament, held in Johnston on March 18.
Letter: For town's sake, vote 'Yes' to Diman on April 11

At the Town election on April 11 there will be an important ballot question relating to the Diman Vocational Regional School new building project. The ballot question will decide if the payment of …

Letter: O'Dell missed the mark on housing cost letter

This letter is in response to Ms. O’Dell’s Letter last week regarding affordable housing here in Little Compton. I was truly jaw dropped by reading her editorial. I had no idea that …

Letter: More affordable housing unrealistic in Little Compton

I recently read the letter to the editor about low income housing in Little Compton.  I have to bring people in Little Compton back to reality. Having lived in Tiverton most of my life and …

Letter: What role do we play in gender dysphoria?

To the editor: I have been following the discussion initiated by Aaron Ley’s spirited defense of drag shows at the Town Council meeting several weeks ago. I was interested because I had just …

Letter: DEI - Why the opposition?

To the editor: DEI: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Why would anyone oppose such things?  To begin, what do these words mean? According to Webster: 1) Diversity - the condition of …

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