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Hope Street head-on crash ties up traffic

Hope Street head-on crash ties up traffic

Bristol police and rescue crews were on the scene of a two, possibly three car collision on Hope Street, just north of Gooding Avenue. According to witnesses, a car traveling at a high rate of speed heading south on Hope Street struck a telephone pole and careened into the northbound lane where it crashed head-on into

John Leidecker (right) consults with his attorney, Robert Mann, during his trial in September 2011.

Court overturns cyberstalking conviction

Adding insult to injury to former State Rep. Douglas Gablinske, the Superior Court last week overturned former NEARI official John Leidecker’s conviction of cyberstalking the representative in 2010. Superior Court Judge Susan E. McGuirl decided to dismiss the case on Wednesday, July 30, after an appeal was sent to the higher court. In September 2011,

From left, Henry Cabral, Jim Gervais, Joe Simeone and Mark DeFelice work the scorer's booth during the RI State Little Championship hosted by Bristol. Photos by Rich Dionne

Bristol’s KPLL showcased during state tournament

While Thursday, July 24 was a great day for the Cumberland American Little League team of 11 and 12 year-olds after defeating Cranston Western, 8 to 7, the week-long Rhode Island State Championship Tournament was also a win for King Philip Little League, the organization selected to host this year’s event. From the team dinner

Jodi "Hollywood" Davock lets a long pass fly. Photos by Tim Marshall

Alum clash on gridiron for fun, Huskies’ sports

The Bristol Warren Gridiron Club hosted the first of its semi-annual alumni games on Saturday, July 26, pitting teams from the former Warren and Bristol High Schools against each other in an event to help raise money for those playing on Mt. Hope’s gridiron. Event organizer Mark Rynhard said Saturday’s event was “the best event


Bridge gives access to public open space

Thanks to the efforts of the town, the conservation commission and volunteers, local residents can enjoy some passive recreation among the woods and wetlands that were once working farms. More than 100 acres of open space are situated between the Warren town line and Tupelo Street, and Metacom Avenue and Hope Street. Recently, a footbridge