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The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Feb. 20 and Feb. 26: Monday, Feb. 20 A caller reported a reckless driver speeding on Hope Street on the Warren town line … more
The Barrington Police Department is investigating an act of vandalism that was spotted on Wednesday, March 1.  Someone burned a swastika onto the information sign along the East Bay Bike Path … more
With its historic locations, museums and picturesque neighborhoods — and, of course, its patriotic reputation — Bristol has been named one of the 33 most scenic towns in North America by … more
Rescuers from Tiverton and the Coast Guard are searching the water along the shore in north Tiverton, after someone placed a 911 call about a potentially suicidal man. The search began at about 8 … more
PROVIDENCE — An East Providence man multiple charges after being involved in an accident in Warwick Sunday evening, Feb. 26. The Attorney General's office announced Justin Preston, 34, was … more
Warren’s 10 highest paid municipal employees earned an average of $103,486.73 this past year, according to information provided this week by Warren’s finance department. Overtime, road … more
Officials are urging residents to stay off the roads as white-out conditions are making driving treacherous all over the state amnd a blizzard warning has been issued. As much as two inches an … more
“There was a horrific accident last month where two teenagers died, and I was there,” said Barbara Carroll Quaranto of Saran Drive during public comments at the Town Council meeting this week. … more
Town officials continue to negotiate with private property owners and plan to begin construction on the Tanyard Brook rehabilitation project in Spring 2018. Engineers have been working for years … more
The Maine State Police have declined to reopen the investigation into the 1993 death of a former Bristol pastor's wife, the police announced Thursday. Anita Randall, former wife of Dan Randall, … more
PORTSMOUTH — About six years ago, the school district made many parents unhappy when it decided to move the fourth grade out of the elementary schools and into Portsmouth Middle … more
PORTSMOUTH — Here some highlights from the Portsmouth Police reports from over the past week. more
Lonnie King used to spend his days at Pilgrim as a wrestler, soccer player and track star, but now the Texas resident’s time is spent in the sky and with loads of four-legged “children.” … more
By JOHN HOWELL Once a school that was renovated as a senior center before its latest role as a community center, Buttonwoods Community Center may be sold, Mayor Scott Avedisian confirmed last week. According to the administration, the center is closing more
By JOHN HOWELL The City Council has called on the General Assembly to enact legislation that would classify multi-family rental developments throughout the state as non-smoking areas. In its first business meeting since inaugural ceremonies the night more
Despite the snowy conditions last weekend, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church found great way to kick off its 100th anniversary celebration. On Saturday, a number of former OLMC Feast chief marshals … more
Part of Metacom Avenue in Bristol was closed Monday afternoon after an accident brought down traffic lights near the Bristol Police station. A car ran into a pole just south of Bay View Avenue, … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Ward 3 city councilman Joe Botelho didn't mince many words during a discussion at the body's January 3 meeting encompassing both the recent voter-approved change to East … more
Hall Spars & Rigging has scaled back operations at its U.S. headquarters in Bristol after a planned sale of the company fell through. The deal to sell the company, which also has branches in … more
Former Rep. Ray Gallison may be on the hook for up to $500,000 of a former client's estate that he allegedly held onto for several years, a Barrington Probate Court judge ruled Monday morning. … more
The snow has ended for today, but round two is on the way. The flakes will start flying again Saturday morning, lasting through the evening, the National Weather Service forecasts. The snow should … more
The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests this week: Tatiana Paulino, 19, of Windward Lane in Bristol, was charged with domestic assault after police were called to a family … more
One driver was taken to the hospital after three cars were badly damaged in a crash at Metacom Avenue and Tupelo Street Friday morning. The driver of a 1990 Ford Escort was complaining of pain and … more
2016 was the busiest year ever for the Warren Fire and Rescue Department, and the department’s chief believes the numbers have nowhere to go but up: “People don’t realize how busy we are as … more
By JOHN HOWELL Everything looks to be in place for the new owners of Norton's Marina to start dredging a channel for a travel lift. According to K. Joseph Shekarchi, attorney for Prime Marina East Greenwich, the Florida-based company has already gained more
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