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Army corps would dump Westport dredge spoils off Horseneck

The head of the Westport Beach Committee wants the US Army Corps of Engineers to come to Westport to explain its plan to dredge the federal channel into Westport Harbor, and to dump the spoils off …
Genevieve Marszalek celebrates 110th birthday
Is she or isn’t she the oldest living person in the state of Rhode Island? That question keeps arising every time Genevieve … Read More
East Providence readies for full property revaluation
The office of Mayor Bob DaSilva announced earlier this week the process of conducting a full property revaluation in East Providence … Read More
Tiverton wants answers on $1.2M education aid cut
With Tiverton facing what would be the largest cut in state education aid of any district in Rhode Island, town council members want … Read More
After a short delay, drive-through lane expected to open
Officials say the drive-through lane at the new Starbucks will be open on Tuesday morning, Feb. 27.   The new coffee shop … Read More
Deldeo nets 16 as Tigers beat Coventry 41-31 in playoffs
Jenna Deldeo scored 16 points as the Tiverton girls basketball team beat Coventry 41-31 in a D-II home playoff game on Friday night. … Read More
Portsmouth man charged with assaulting elderly woman
PORTSMOUTH — A 44-year-old man was arrested Sunday for allegedly assaulting a 76-year-old Portsmouth woman. Officers received … Read More
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Newport Winter Festival features ice-carving, Mac & Cheese Smackdown and more

The 36th annual Newport Winter Festival continues through this weekend. There are daily events, including musical performances, a Mac & Cheese Smackdown, comedy shows, Bubblemania and an ice …

Puddingstone Music Series hosts trio from Europe

The Puddingstone new music series continues this month with another live concert following January’s sold-out performance at Newport’s Old Colony House. Like the previous concerts, this …

Greenvale hosts 'Jazz for Kids' on Thursday afternoon

Greenvale Vineyards hosts its 22nd annual Jazz for Kids event on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. Part of the annual Newport Winter Festival, Greenvale’s Jazz for Kids program was created as …
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Obituaries
Paul Cimbron Warren|Paul S. Cimbron, 69, of Warren, RI passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Anibal and Dolores (Shovelton) Cimbron and the beloved husband of
Armand DeBlois Jr. Warren|Armand J. DeBlois Jr., 79, of Warren, RI, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 after a long illness. A son of the late Armand J. DeBlois Sr. and Andrea (Qui
Francis Marshall World War II veteran Francis "Frank" Marshall, a man who loved his God, his wife Lois and his family, the New York Giants, his dahlias, and anything chocolate, left this earth peacefully on Feb. 20 at
Sports
Townies tangle with Hawks in Division I boys' hoops quarters The dominating, 82-41 victory by the East Providence High School over Central High in last week's preliminary round of the 2024 Division I boys' basketball championship tournament propelled the …
Four from East Providence place at 2024 RIIL state wrestling championships Baha Akdemir's second-place result was best for the East Providence High School wrestling team at the 2024 Rhode Island Interscholastic League State Championship Meet held over two days, February 22 …
Westport girls' hoops gain 5th seed in D-5 tourney The Westport girls basketball team is playoff bound after crushing Cape Cod Academy 60-30 on Tuesday and dominating Fairhaven 56-16 on Thursday to end the regular season with a record of 19-1. The …
Conheeny’s hot shooting propels Portsmouth in OT victory PORTSMOUTH — Adam Conheeny scored four 3-pointers in the final two and a half minutes of regulation — including one that tied the contest with less than a minute left — to …
Opinion
Letter: Grassroots efforts can lead to positive change

To the editor: Grassroots efforts can lead to change. They can educate the public on important town issues and ensure that those who are supposed to represent us hear our voices and desires. …

Letter: Thanks to all who made Port Marker possible

The Council’s unanimous approval was the ultimate blessing for us to bring the proposed memorial into being. This is a milestone for Bristol, one which all of us can appreciate and learn from.

Letter: I agree, let’s give the ferry service another try

With the worst of the winter almost behind us, couldn’t we search for options using ferry service to Providence in the upcoming fair weather months and try to pivot away a little from the same old option of car travel?

Letter: In response to claim about Warren’s right to govern itself

It is unfortunate that Mr. Mensinger rejects his community's self-determination in how it chooses to grow, at the behest of Smith Hill functionaries with unfalsifiable plans for providing affordability.

Letter: Mt. Hope gymnastics team deserves more applause

To the Mt. Hope High School community, athletic department, administration and the regional school district, you missed out on what represents the best of what high school athletics is all about.

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