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The Eagles celebrate with the trophy after the game. Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Barrington rocks Mt. Hope, 42-0, in Thanksgiving Day romp

BRISTOL—Barrington senior running back Jake Slye ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead the Eagles over  Mt. Hope High School, 42-0, in their annual Thanksgiving Day game at Thomas Vendituoli Field. Slye had touchdown runs of 4 and 14-yards and connected with Colin Vatter on a 14-yard pass after taking a hand-off from quarterback Jake DeMarco. Andrew Blau

12 Echo Drive, Barrington

Off the Market: East Bay homes change hands

The following homes around the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 38 Middle Highway — $420,000 12 Echo Drive — $539,000 27 Adelaide Ave. — $580,000 14 6th St. — $310,000 5 Field Lane — $396,000 223 Rumstick Road — $1,250,000 22 Waldron Ave. — $180,000 East Providence 14 Wayland St. — $241,000 45 Ferris

Joanna Coppola, 86, displays her "safety rope," the Bristol Emergency Dialer pendant. 
Photos by Riochard W. Dionne Jr.

Bristol Emergency Dialer is a safety line for elderly, disabled

About six years ago, Joanna Coppola was checking books out at the Barrington Public Library when she hit the floor. “I was looking for my library card and the next thing I know this very cute man is standing over me asking me what I remembered last,” Mrs. Coppola said. “I didn’t know what he

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BCWA brass, union relationship improving

Four months after a prominent union official said he was “declaring war” against management at the Bristol County Water Authority, unionized workers have elected a new slate of officers and the relationship between the two sides appears to be much improved. The “war” declaration came in July from Bobby Mahoney, a senior national representative for

A bicyclist (left) rolls toward the intersection with New Meadow Road while a car approaches from the north.

Note to motorists: Yield to people in crosswalks

A new sign was recently installed along New Meadow Road in Barrington at the intersection with the East Bay Bike Path in an effort to protect bicyclists, joggers and walkers. The sign reminds motorists driving along New Meadow Road that they must yield to pedestrians who are in the crosswalk. “This location can be very

Kyron Lopes' touchdown accounted for the winning margin as LaSalle defeated East Providence on Thanksgiving Day.

Rams give ‘thanks’ for holiday win over Townies

EAST PROVIDENCE — Kyron Lopes’ five-yard touchdown run proved the difference in LaSalle Academy’s  24-21 win over East Providence in the 86th annual Thanksgiving Day game between the sides played Thursday, Nov. 27. On the 75th anniversary of Pierce Memorial Stadium the contest was one of the many great games played at there through the

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Then and Now – Mount Hope Bridge

The Mount Hope Bridge spans a body of water that has been an important access route for the entirety of Rhode Island’s history. In the late 1920s, it was an engineering and design marvel. Originally proposed in 1920, the bridge wasn’t built until nearly a decade later, owing to resistance and procrastination by the Rhode

Obituaries

Carolyn A. Salzano, 72, Bristol

Carolyn A. Salzano, 72, of Bristol, died Sunday, Nov. 23, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Providence and a lifelong resident of Bristol, she was a daughter of the late Vincent J. “Jim” and Grace (Ciociola) Salzano. She was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School, class of 1960,

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The Eagles celebrate with the trophy after the game. Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Barrington rocks Mt. Hope, 42-0, in Thanksgiving Day romp

BRISTOL—Barrington senior running back Jake Slye ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead the Eagles over  Mt. Hope High School, 42-0, in their annual Thanksgiving Day game at Thomas Vendituoli Field. Slye had touchdown runs of 4 and 14-yards and connected with Colin Vatter on a 14-yard pass after taking a hand-off from quarterback Jake DeMarco. Andrew Blau

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Everybody eats when they come to Cab Calloway's house. "Pastafazoola, Talullah?"

Playlist: Now be thankful for these great songs

Christmas seems to have cornered the market on holiday songs, but there’s no shortage of great tunes you can cue up while carving the turkey this Thanksgiving. Adam Sandler fans need not read any further. • “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” by Arlo Guthrie — How many times have we heard this song on the radio on the

Opinion

Letter: Shop small this holiday season

This Saturday, Nov. 29, is reserved as Small Business Saturday. It’s an effort to kickoff the holiday shopping season by highlighting the wonderful local small businesses.  Our hope is that you shop local not only on Saturday, but the entire holiday season. When you buy goods and services from local business owners, you’re ensuring the

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