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Third dead dog washes up on a Barrington beach

A dead dog washed up on the shore at Barrington Beach on Monday, April 8. This was the third time a dead dog has washed up on a local beach in the last few weeks. Barrington Police said they are …
Westport police: Two OUIs over the weekend
Sunday, April 7 A 911 caller reported a disturbance on American Legion Highway just before 10:30 a.m. Animal complaints came … Read More
Portsmouth dog owner cited after neighborhood attack
PORTSMOUTH — The owner of three unleashed dogs that attacked a leashed dog on Saturday has been cited by police, and a vicious dog … Read More
Vandal smashes an American Dream in Tiverton
Hamdan (Dan) Ahmad, owner of the American Dream gas station on 400 Main Road, said he thought he was dreaming when the Tiverton police … Read More
Rebels outscore Eagles, 17-15, in softball
Barrington lost to South Kingstown 17-15 on Monday, April 15. Barrington led 4-2 after four innings but South Kingstown scored … Read More
Checkmate for Portsmouth Middle School chess team
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Middle School chess team, coached by John DiGangi and Gregg Purdy, recently completed a … Read More
Grant helps increase capacity at student-run farm
PORTSMOUTH — The Hamilton Family Charitable Trust (HFCT) has awarded the student-run Portsmouth AgInnovation Farm a $20,000 grant to … Read More
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‘Daffodils Downtown’ kicks off soon throughout Bristol

The Bristol Garden Club will present ‘Daffodils Downtown’ from April 15 through the 29th. Bristol merchants will be showcasing daffodil-themed paintings by local artists in their windows, and several restaurants will be offering daffodil themed delights.

Bristol's 2024 4th of July Concert Series lineup announced

Here it is, folks, your 2024 July 4th Concert Series lineup!

Coggeshall Farm opens for season on Saturday

On April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Coggeshall Farm will be offering a fun and educational outdoor experience for all ages.
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Peter Wilk Peter "Pete" Douglas Wilk, 58, of Annandale, VA, formerly of Barrington, RI, passed away April 2, 2024, with family and friends by his side after a courageous and inspiring 15-month battle with Gliobl
Martha Fuller Martha MacLeish Fuller, of Somerville, MA, and Prudence Island, RI, died on April 10, 2024, after an extended attempt to coexist with colon and pancreatic cancer. She was the daughter of Kenneth Mac
Frederick Lovell Frederick "Maurice" Lovell, age 94, passed away surrounded by his family, at 8pm sharp on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 in AdviniaCare Southpointe, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Pamela (Jeans) L
Portsmouth fencer qualifies for Summer Nationals PORTSMOUTH — A local fencer is headed to Columbus, Ohio in June to compete in the Summer Nationals. Cora Powledge, from Portsmouth, scored a gold medal victory for the Rhode Island Fencing …
Townies' Wigginton nets 100th career girls' lacrosse goal The East Providence High School baseball team opened up Division II play last week with a 1-0 victory over visiting Johnston Monday night, April 8, as the Townies remained unbeaten in three league …
Rams race past EPHS in Division I softball The East Providence High School softball team hosted LaSalle in an early season Division I outing Thursday afternoon, April 11, the visiting Rams keeping the Townies winless with a 15-0 victory. …
Barrington girls track team remains undefeated The Barrington High School girls track team pushed its record to 7-0 following lopsided wins over Middletown (127-27), Rogers (132-22), Bay View (136-17) and St. Patrick’s (152-0) on Tuesday, …
Letter: Levesque responds to critics of Town Council

To the editor:   I reference letters that appeared in this paper recently, one from Mr. Fitzmorris and the other from Mr. Grieb, both of whom I believe are familiar to your readers. Each …

Letter: Managing to save Atlantic herring is a tall order

Thanks very much for your column on the status of Atlantic herring in the March 28, 2024, East Providence Post. As you probably know, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken up the Atlantic herring …

Letter: The month of magic cheerfully approaches

By the time you have read this you will have paid your taxes, right? And filled and hung your Hummer feeder, right? I wish I could say I had drained all the standing puddles, and got the temperature …

Letter: Article sounds like it was written by a man suing the town

Article sounds like it was written by a man suing the town     Editor's note: The Shorelines article referred to in this letter was published last week and was a summation of …

‘Tragedy of the Commons’ being acted out in Portsmouth

To the editor: “The Tragedy of the Commons.” This is the economic and public policy situation when an individual’s actions taken in their best interest and using entirely legal …

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