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Gallery: Riverside Post 10 Juniors embark on championship defense

EAST PROVIDENCE — With Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League play back from a pandemic-forced hiatus last summer, the Riverside Post 10 entries have enjoyed various successes to date.

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McKee stops short of mandating masks in Rhode Island schools
PROVIDENCE — Governor Dan McKee, following up on updated recommendations made earlier this week by the Centers of Disease Control as … Read More
Warren Police: DUI and domestic assault, plus dirt bikes and stolen gun
Warren police officers made a few arressts, including a late-night traffic stop that turned into a DUI. They also chased down dirt … Read More
Zoning Board approves plan for Metacom apartment building
The Warren Zoning Board unanimously approved a request from residents Denise and Michael O’Brien for a special use permit to … Read More
Bristol Warren names interim superintendent
A week after Dr. Jonathan Brice resigned as superintendent of the Bristol Warren Regional School District, the School Committee hired … Read More
Magaziner praises Warren’s preparedness during facilities tour
  It may not bring out the television cameras and inspire the kind of enthusiasm that a groundbreaking ceremony or new business … Read More
After 5 decades in journalism, Bruce Burdett's hanging up his notebook
When Bruce Burdett first arrived in Bristol to start his new job at East Bay Newspapers in the mid-’70s, he was just two years out … Read More
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Obituaries
Zelinda R. Bourdeau, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla. Zelinda R. Bourdeau, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Bristol, R.I., passed away Thursday, July 15, at Parkside Assisted Living and Memory Cottage. Her daughter Darlene and son-in-law Dwight …
John Magee, 85, Warren Magee, John Russell: “Capt. Saggy” of Warren and formerly of Barrington, RI passed peacefully on July 15, 2021 at the age of 85. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Lou Teegardin Magee in …
William 'Billy' Briand, Warren William “Billy” Briand passed away on March 28, 2021 at Fatima Hospital in North Providence. He was predeceased by his parents, William A. Briand and Mary (DePoint) Briand. Billy was a …
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Sports
Barrington bats come alive in 7-2 win over Warren Miles Dolan, Ellis Brittelle and Henry Alfonso blasted home runs to lead the Barrington Majors Division All-Star baseball team to a 7-2 win over Warren on Tuesday night, July 13. Miles crushed his …
Huskies win first-ever state championship  Twelve Huskies placed in the top six as the Mt. Hope High School wrestling team won its first ever RIIL State Championship at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Saturday. The Huskies …
Mt. Hope wrestlers win their first ever state championship  Mt. Hope wrestling team  scored 197 points to take their first ever Rhode Island Interscholastic League State Championship at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Saturday.  …
Huskies lose to Burrillville/North Smithfield, 6-3, in D-III championship The Mt. Hope softball team fell to one seeded Burrillville/North Smithfield, 6-3, in the Division III state championship, at RIC on Thursday night.  “We played an amazing game against …
Opinion
Letter: Be bold, provide more music and arts in schools

As the 2021/2022 school year approaches, I sincerely hope the Bristol Warren school district will consider the bold move to greatly expand music, visual arts, and other fine arts programs and to …

Letter: The unvaccinated are putting everyone’s safety at risk

Dear unvaccinated friends, you need to understand that every unvaccinated human body is a sanctuary for the coronavirus. It’s a safe place where the virus can rest, grow, multiply, and …

Letter: The Eagle has landed

Pondering this month’s coverage of billionaires, proving Sir Issac Newton’s law of gravity and motion, I reflected back on a momentous event 52 years ago. At  3:17 p.m. EST on …

Letter: Our school committee lacks cultural competency

Over the past weeks we have endured a painful conversation with Bristol Warren Regional School Committee members and the community involving the school start date/Rosh Hashanah conflict. The …

Letter: What is going on in this school district?

As thrilled and encouraged as I was this week when the Town of Warren acknowledged the Pokanoket tribe, I was horrified by the simultaneous events occurring in our school system. As a …

Letter: We should set term limits for our politicians

Following Monday’s declaration by Dr. Jonathan Brice, superintendent of schools, the current screwup by our School Board members seems to be settled, at least for now. Meanwhile our schools …

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