Second coyote-vs-dog incident reported in Barrington

For the second time in the past two weeks, a coyote-vs-dog incident occurred at the former Zion Bible College property. At about 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, a Barrington resident contacted …

Warren police logs: Man charged with obstruction after traffic stop

Monday, March 20A caller from Federal Street said he got into an altercation with an acquaintance, who threatened to stab him before walking out onto the bike path. Barrington police caught up with …
Opinion
Letter: Tiverton Athletic Boosters appreciate Comedy Show support

To the editor: On behalf of the Tiverton Athletics Boosters Club, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who made our second annual Comedy Show a success. The fundraising event …

Latest News

Senior Center fixture, war veteran gets loving send-off

It was a momentous occasion for 92-year-old Bristolian Harold “Bud” Pedley, who was showered with love and affection last Friday afternoon during lunch at the Bristol Senior …

Featured home: Bristol condo is modern and convenient

Located in the Belvedere at Bristol condominuims is a stunning, renovated, historic cariage house with an open floor plan perfect for entertaining. Located in the heart of historic Bristol, the …

Lions salute eight for service to Tiverton

The Tiverton Lions Club honored eight citizens — teachers, a police offer, firefighter and the recently retired senior center director — at its annual Community Recognition Night Saturday at …

Bristol Police: Assault with dangerous weapon, domestic violence, and more

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between March 13 and March 19: Monday, March 13 Police assisted with a “disorderly juvenile” who would not get in his …

Barrington school offers 'Helping Hands' to those in need

As part of their annual “Helping Hands” diaper drive, students at Sowams School collected more than 600 diapers, 1,600 baby wipes, and 75 pairs of socks and underwear to benefit Project …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 69 Lamson Road — Sunday, March 26, 12-2 p.m. Contemporary, 3, 2, $969,000. Residential …

Obituaries
Thorsteinn Gislason, Bristol

Thorsteinn Gislason, of 15 Fesser Ave., Bristol, passed away on Feb. 24 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Marianne Becker Gislason, to whom he had been married for more than 40 years. Mr. …

Dennis Moniz, 86, Tiverton

Valentine Verna, 86, Bristol

Edith B. Marchesi, 79, Little Compton

Silvana deSousa (Silveira) Cordeiro, 87, Bristol

Elsie DiSano, 94, Bristol

Opinion
Speak-Out: Short-sighted school committee, ugly sailboats

I don’t understand why the Bristol Warren School Committee voted to END BOTH FEBRUARY AND APRIL VACATIONS. Clearly, they are not communicating with the affected parties — the parents, …

Staying eligible for Medicaid after the death of a spouse

Boorish behavior in the police department

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: Council’s mooring fee increase is counterproductive

Things to do
Prominent historic architect invites you to lunch

Learn about one of the most prominent local architects who designed some of the most prominent historical buildings in the area. The Bristol Historical and Preservation Society will host a brown …

Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

2nd annual 'Quahog Week' kicks off March 20

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

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