Friday, February 12, 2016
Authors Posts by Manuel C. "Manny" Correira

Manuel C. "Manny" Correira

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The town of Bristol lost one of its most prominent citizens last week, one who came from Portugal to find success in business and serve as a credit to the community — Frederico  M. “Fred” Pacheco, 79. Mr. Pacheco passed...
By the time Santa arrived via Bristol Fire Department’s Engine 4, the children were already hopped up on cupcakes, pizza and juice, and most axioms to greet their holiday hero. It was one of the largest turnouts in recent memory...
I was just sitting here thinking about what high school football used to be like around these parts on Thanksgiving Day. I mean, I’m talking about the old Bristol-Barrington series, which began in 1934, and produced more thrills and...
Bristol's Tony Cordeiro, owner of this 1957 Chevy Bel-Air, took "Best in Show" honors Monday night at the second annual Warren Cruise Night, sponsored by Smith Funeral & Memorial Services. All donations went to the family of 13 year-old...
Upon entering the Venus de Milo banquet room Sunday afternoon, an admittedly nervous 100-year-old woman looked around and was amazed at what she saw. “I never knew I had this many friends,” said the diminutive Mary Pimental Carinha, who became...
As homecomings go, Bristol’s Gregory Ursini’s was as good as it gets. Mr. Ursini, 52, came home to a hero’s welcome Monday night at T.F. Green Airport after serving the past 13 months overseas, including the last 8 months in...
They called it “Kayleighpalozza,” an afternoon filled with cherished memories and pleasant thoughts of a young girl taken too soon. The late Kayleigh Raposa, 16, was a junior at Mt. Hope High School when her life came to an abrupt...
With idea weather setting  the tone for another successful event, about 200 people attended the fourth annual Senior Awareness Day last Friday on the grounds of the Bristol Senior Center. The festivities began mid-morning when people started filing onto the...
Draped against a lush green background on the grounds of the Rhode Island Veterans Home, the fourth annual “War Veterans Tribute Cruise In” was another great success, according to Cruise In Chairman Jerry O’Connell. The event raised more than $10,000,...
Residents of Warren and neighboring communities are rallying around a very ill three-year-old boy who is battling leukemia. Michael Ryder, the son of Lynda (Chellel) Ryder and Jonathan Ryder of Riverside and formerly of Warren, was diagnosed in March and...
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