Author Archives: Patrick Luce

Students play in the dusty, dirt schoolyard at Colt Andrews School

Colt Andrews seeks ‘Field of Dreams’

Colt Andrews seeks ‘Field of Dreams’

Between 11:20 a.m. and 1:20 p.m. each school day, anyone strolling through downtown Bristol is sure to see happy children running and playing during recess at Colt Andrews School. Look a little closer, and you may see the dust cloud rising around their legs as they play in the dirt-filled yard. “The surface is currently


Prudence home offers private, luxurious escape

Solitude and luxury — the perfect pairing for a get-away home. This comfortable three bedroom, two bathroom home on Prudence Island has all the bells and whistles, nestled in natural surroundings. The property at 243 Bay Ave. has sweeping water views and can be used as a year-round or vacation home. With nearly 4,000 square

427 Fish Road, Tiverton

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following properties have changed hands in recent weeks in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 27 Martin Ave. — $275,000 673 County Road — $255,000 27 Hilltop Ave. — $244,000 2 Carriage Trail — $243,500 368 Rumstick Road — $707,500 24 King Philip Ave. — $100,000 Bristol 54 Everett Ave. — $422,190 42 Fatima

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Investing in Bristol: Budget up almost $1M

Most Bristol departments would get their full spending requests for fiscal 2016 if the Town Council approves Town Administrator Tony Teixeira’s $49.6 million budget proposal. Mr. Teixeira’s proposal — about $900,000 more than last year’s $48.7 million budget — shows few significant cuts in department requests. Most departments would be fully funded in his proposal,


Fundraisers keep Bristol’s 4th afloat

It’s still a few months until July 4, but Bristol’s 4th plans are well underway, with a host of events to help finance the holiday celebration. Here’s a list of ongoing and upcoming fundraisers to finance the country’s oldest Independence Day celebration: 25-week lottery A 25-week lottery began January 10 and runs through July 3,