Author Archives: Christine O'Connor

Evelyn (Motta) Pimental, 82, Bristol

Evelyn (Motta) Pimental, 82, of Hope Street, passed away on Feb. 4, 2014, at Orchard View Manor.  She was the wife of the late Alfred Pimental. Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Perry Motta and Anna (Moitoso) Motta. She attended Colt Memorial High School and worked as a machine operator


David Allen Campopiano, 58, of Johnston,

David Allen Campopiano, 58, of Johnston, went to heaven Feb. 3, 2014. He was the son of Hazel (Reedy) Campopiano and the late Remo N. Campopiano. Besides his mother, he is survived by his brothers Steven (Remo) Campopiano of Minneapolis, Minn., and Michael F. Campopiano and his wife, Claudia of Bristol; his nephew Adam Campopiano


Bristol police arrest three RWU students on pot charges

Three Roger Williams University students are facing felony charges after police allegedly discovered narcotics paraphernalia and marijuana in their dorm rooms. Matthew DeSantis, 18, of Northbridge, Mass.; Samuel J. McSherry, 18, of Needham, Mass.; and Carter Moore, 18, of Dover N.H., were all charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Bristol police were


Poppasquash water line funding to be discussed tonight

After reviewing the town’s operating and capital projects budgets, Town Treasurer Julie Goucher told councilors that there was no existing funding source for Phase II of the Poppasquash water line project. “It doesn’t mean we can’t do the project now,” she said during the council’s Jan. 29 meeting. “It just means that we have one

Dante Salvaggio, 10, uses the day off from school to help clear his family's driveway on County Road.

East Bay preps for snow storm

A winter storm making its way across the Midwest is expected to bring upwards of six inches of snow to the East Bay area early tomorrow morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, starting at midnight tonight until 6 p.m. Wednesday. The morning snowfall will give way to rain and sleet


UPDATED: Police hope for peaceful resolution in standoff with former RWU student

Police are still on scene at the Dartmouth, Mass., home of a former Roger Williams University Law School student, who allegedly threatened to “shoot up” the university’s campuses in Bristol and Providence. Officers from Dartmouth Police Department and Massachusetts State Police surrounded the 209 Richard St. home, around 11 a.m. this morning after Dartmouth police