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The Jammin’ Divas in Bristol

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The Jammin’ Divas play traditional and contemporary folk music from Ireland, Australia and the USA. The group consists of Grammy Nominee   Aoife Clancy, the daughter of  Bobby Clancy of the Clancy Brothers; Becky Chace, chosen Best Female Vocalist five times by the readers of the Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll; rising Folk/Rock artist Kath Buckell; […]

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Eva I. (Poisson) Turenne, 84, of Bristol

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

Mrs. Eva I. (Poisson) Turenne, age 84, of Sowams Drive, Bristol, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013 surrounded by her family.  She was the beloved wife of Mozart J. Turenne, her husband of 53 years.  Born in Manville, RI, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Irene (Guilbeault) Poisson. Eva devoted her […]

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Barrington netters even record with win over Lincoln

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Barrington's Jason Scanlon hits a forehand during the team's win over Lincoln on Thursday.

The Barrington High School boys’ tennis team reached the .500 mark for the first time this season when it defeated Lincoln 6-1 Thursday in Barrington. The Eagles won three of four singles matches and swept the doubles to move to 3-3 in Division One Met-B. Barrington’s three losses in its first four matches came to […]

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Cardio Canine: An Exercise Program for You and Your Dog Week #4

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‘Man’s Best Friend,’ is a common catchphrase. Its origin may seem obvious, but according to American history, it was a lawyer from Warrensburg, Missouri that coined the phrase. It was October of 1869 when a farmer suspected local dogs of killing his livestock. To subdue the threat, the farmer, shot and killed a neighbor’s hound […]

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2013 Spring Home and Garden edition

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Bristol’s Herreshoff Marine Museum opens for season this Sunday

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  1 Comment

The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame will open for the season on Sunday April 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Opening Day offers free admission and a variety of activities for all to enjoy.  The full Opening Day Schedule is listed below.  Come by, bring friends, and help us build […]

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Noisy Coast Guard group gets a visit from Barrington police

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  2 Comments

A Barrington resident called police after a noisy group of Coast Guard officials arrived at this Lorraine Street rental property.

A Barrington resident called police early Sunday morning, April 21, after being disturbed by a group of people who were staying at a Lorraine Street rental property. The caller told police that a bus had just dropped off a group of people at the large home which overlooks Barrington Beach. According to the report, the […]

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Former Boston marathoner from Bristol helps bombing victims

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  News  /  4 Comments

As a former marathoner, Joe Malloy wants to help the Boston Marathon victims he calls 'family'.

He hasn’t run the Boston Marathon since 1990, but, said Bristol resident Joseph Malloy, there’s a sense of camaraderie among all runners who conquer the 26.2 mile route. And when tragedy, like last week’s terrorist attack on the historic run, occurs, it affects the entire running community. “I passed that spot. I can visualize it,” […]

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East Providence High baseball team barrels its way through early season schedule

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School baseball team kept barreling its way by opponents this week, maintaining its unbeaten record in Division II-Central play with an 11-1 win over Hope and a 10-0 triumph over Wheeler. The Townies improved to 7-0. East Providence has plated 10 or more runs in six of those […]

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Westport Elementary offers new dimensions (and fun) to special learning

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A Westport Elementary School student gets outside to enjoy the swings on an early spring day.

By Ann Harkin, Special Education Director This is the Westport Elementary school. Why is a student riding a bicycle along the corridors of the elementary school? The Westport Elementary School is the location of a special education classroom for some very special children. Their special education programs are designed to maximize their opportunities to experience […]

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