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New firefighter statue pops up at Bristol's Firemen's Park

It appeared suddenly about a week ago, but the statue of the firefighter has actually been a plan in the works for nearly 20 years.
Barrington school officials at odds with Energy committee chairman
He is not happy with the $250 million school construction plan. And some school officials are not happy with him. Two members of … Read More
One year after moving in, Warren's ambitious entertainment 'hub' has been evicted
Served with an eviction notice following two months of missed rent payments and a Sixth District Court ruling, the closure of 28 … Read More
New third lane on bridge appears to be the charm in reducing snarls
After several ham-handed missteps in recent months, it appears state officials finally came upon a meaningful and immediate response … Read More
EPHS eyes relevancy in boys' outdoor track this spring
The East Providence High School boys' outdoor track and field team continues its 2024 regular season with the aim of remaining … Read More
Vicious dog hearing set for May 3 in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — The Town of Portsmouth has scheduled a hearing for Friday, May 3, to determine if three unleashed Cane Corso dogs that … Read More
Tiverton Baseball kicks off second season
A year after they formed their new league, founders of Tiverton Baseball and more than 100 pint-size players celebrated the opening … Read More
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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at over 900 indie bookstores across the country on Saturday, April 27. Ink Fish Books at 488 Main St., Warren, is a woman-owned …

'Proudly We Sing' with the Navy Choristers on Friday

The Newport Navy Choristers, under the direction of Lori McDowell, will present “Proudly We Sing.” The active and retired military service members and their families perform a repertoire …

Orchestra performs spring concert Sunday in East Providence

The Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra’s spring concert features Brahms’ ‘Schicksalslied’, Op. 54 and ‘Nänie’, Op. 82, featuring Coro Amante with …
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Nelson Martins Nelson D. Martins, age 79, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass. Nelson was a graduate of Brown University and received his PhD in...
Barbara McGrath Barbara E. (Turner) McGrath, 97, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2024, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late John McGrath. Barbara was the daughter of the late Joshua and Sarah (Cl
Jean Peters Jean was born in Willimantic, CT on May 15, 1924 to Edith Viola (Lyman) and Philip Henry Isham and was a resident of Columbia, CT for the first 90 years of her life. She moved to Rhode Island in 2014
Eagles blast Bulldogs in volleyball, 3-0 Last year, the Barrington High School boys volleyball team struggled when they squared off against Westerly.   This year, they swept Bulldogs in three straight — 25-17, 25-12, 25-17. …
EPHS baseball nine stays perfect early in Division II ranks Two more league games added up to two more wins for the still unbeaten East Providence High School baseball as the Townies played and won a pair of Division II outings last …
Metacomet developers soon hope to tee up renovated nine-hole layout Fittingly, it appears, the first signs of a reimagined Metacomet Country Club property off Veterans Memorial Parkway will in fact be a renovated portion of the golf course. A representative of …
Mt. Hope freshman tosses no-hitter in first ever start Trace Dubois wasn't even supposed to play on varsity his freshman year. He wound up accomplishing one of the sport's most coveted accolades on his very first start.
Letter: Seasons is no mom and pop operation

Seasons wants to make Tiverton's Zoning Board believe the fairy tale that they are a "mom and pop" business perfect for Tiverton.  Their paid traffic engineer and real estate experts will …

Letter: Portsmouth Dog Park expansion is underway

To the editor: It’s happening! We broke ground on the Portsmouth Dog Park expansion project last week and we’re really excited. Big thanks to all our friends and supporters for your …

Letter: RIDOT puts best face possible on its incompetence

To the editor: As the Clements’ Marketplace lawsuit against the town and RIDOT retreats from the front page, this gives us time to reflect on RIDOT’s history with the town and our …

Letter: Given Warren’s financial condition, a new school isn’t responsible

I have felt like Chicken Little running around town saying that the sky is falling.

Letter: Shaping sustainable growth

Our organization remains a grassroots movement whose mission is to empower the residents of Warren to promote sustainable development while preserving our town's unique character without overwhelming our natural resources and infrastructure.

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