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Eleanor G. Davol, 101

By   /  July 16, 2012  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

Eleanor G. Davol, 101, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, at St. Elizabeth’s Manor, Bristol. Born in Tiverton on Feb. 11, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Allen L. and Zoe (Grinnell) Small. Mrs. Davol worked as an accounts receivable clerk for Firestone in Fall River for 30 years. She was a member […]

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Anne Martin Withrow Laubi

By   /  July 16, 2012  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

Anne Martin Withrow Laubi, 73, of Deltona, Fla., passed away on Oct. 28, 2011, after a battle with AML Leukemia. She was surrounded by her family. Anne was the wife of Paul K. Laubi for 55 years. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Stanley Withrow and the late Dora Martin Withrow. […]

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Duffy retires as Barrington’s ACO

By   /  July 16, 2012  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

The Barrington Police Department has a new Animal Control Officer following the retirement of John Duffy last month. Officer Duffy, whose career with the Barrington Police Department totaled 30 years, had been the ACO since July of 2008. He previously worked in dispatch for 26 years. Police Chief John LaCross had no shortage of good […]

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Warren police logs: Suspicious stargazer catches officer’s eye

By   /  July 16, 2012  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Warren Police Log

Monday, July 9 Police dispersed a man and woman swinging on swings at the bottom of Water Street at 12:29 a.m. Bristol police asked their counterparts in Warren to keep their eyes peeled for a red Honda that was involved in a hit and run accident in that town. A clerk at a Main Street […]

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Little League: Darlington’s seven homers force a final game

By   /  July 15, 2012  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Barrington pitcher Chase Griffin

Sean Dunphy hit a two-out home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to put an end to a wild Little League Major Division baseball all-star game and give Darlington a 10-9 triumph over Barrington Sunday night at Sherwood Park. Dunphy’s homer was the fourth solo smash and seventh four-bagger hit by his team […]

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Road race: Zablocki runs smart in winning Little Compton race

By   /  July 14, 2012  /  Sports  /  No Comments

32nd Annual Little Compton Road Race

Ivy-League educated Chris Zablocki put to use what he learned a year ago at the same event when he captured the 32nd Annual Little Compton 4.8-mile Road Race Saturday morning. The 23-year-old Dartmouth College grad who calls Essex, CT, home ran a 4:57 pace in muggy conditions to finish with a time of 23:43. Fellow […]

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Two Barrington schools are “Commended”

By   /  July 13, 2012  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Primrose hill school

A pair of Barrington elementary schools recently received the highest designation possible under a new statewide school classification system. Primrose Hill and Sowams Elementary Schools were among 26 Rhode Island schools to be placed into the Rhode Island Accountability System’s “Commended” category. The 2012 School Classifications were released by Education Commissioner Deborah A. Gist with […]

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Ex-con charged with child molestation in Bristol

By   /  July 13, 2012  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

John Chiellini

An ex-convict who served 25 years of a life sentence for a 1985 murder conviction before being released was arrested on Wednesday, July 4, after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 9 year-old Bristol boy the night before. At 5:30 a.m. on July 4, the boy and his mother came into police headquarters where they filed […]

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No charges for driver in Grist Mill crash

By   /  July 12, 2012  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Grist Mill Tavern

The driver of a truck that crashed into the Grist Mill last month will not be facing charges, according to a press release issued Friday by the Seekonk Police Department. The release states that an investigation determined there was no evidence that driver of the tractor trailer was speeding or otherwise operating impaired. The investigation […]

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Fire crews on scene at Bristol Metals

By   /  July 12, 2012  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Fire at Bristol Metals

Bristol fire crews are at the scene of a smokey blaze that broke out in a pile of scrap metal at Bristol Metals just before 3 p.m. The location of the fire is in a remote section of the Broadcommon Avenue scrapyard, away from any structures. A backhoe was being used to knock down the […]

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