Author Archives: Patrick Luce

Abby Moore, 15, of Portsmouth and Evan Carvalho, 13, of Bristol portray the brother and sister duo of Sharpay and Ryan Evans in the Bristol Theatre Company's presentation of "High School Musical" at Reynolds School. Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Bristol Theatre to stage ‘High School Musical’

Bristol Theatre to stage ‘High School Musical’

The jocks, thespians, brainiacs and skater dudes take to the stage this weekend when the Bristol Theatre Company presents “High School Musical” at Reynolds School. The students from East High are back from winter break — complete with the teen issues of first love, friends, family, classes and school activities, including the high school musical.

Carlo Longo, 93, Barrington

Carlo Longo, 93, of Barrington, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy A. (DeStefano) Longo to whom he was married for 68 years. Born in Panni, Foggia, Italy on Dec. 26, 1920, he was the son of the late Donato and Anna

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


Bristol residents charged in cocaine ring bust

Seven Bristol residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with an organized cocaine distribution ring brought down by a State Police operation dubbed “Get Shorty.” The two-year investigation by the State Police High Intensity Drug Task Force and the Providence Police focused on Angel Martinez — know as “Shorty” — of Providence, suspected of running the


Pump malfunction floods Mt. Hope

A sprinkler system breakdown and resulting flood at Mt. Hope High School last week caused nearly $100,000 in damage, of which the Bristol Warren Regional School District will pay upwards of $60,000. The School Committee Budget and Facilities subcommittee Monday approved first passage of the emergency repairs, which include a new pump to control the

Bristol Parks and Recreation Director Walter Burke points out the benefits of the stormwater runoff prevention project at the Town Beach.

Watershed report lauds Bristol stormwater project

A project at Bristol Town Beach to capture storm water runoff and treat it through natural means before it reaches the bay has been lauded by one of the preeminent organizations responsible for monitoring water quality in Rhode Island. The 2014 Watershed Counts Report published by the Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island

5 Narragansett Blvd., Portsmouth

House of the week: Panoramic view, private beach

With panoramic views of the Sakonnet River, a private beach and space for a mooring or dock, this home in Portsmouth’s Common Fence Point neighborhood is seaside living at its finest. Built in 1924, the home at 5 Narragansett Blvd. has many renovations while keeping its period detail. Situated in a private setting, the 1,990-square-foot house has three bedrooms


Bristol arrest log: Assault, larceny, warrant arrests

Bristol arrest log: Assault, larceny, warrant arrests The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: James Veazie, 45, of 250 Washington St., Providence, was arrested on a bench warrant after police were called to Bristol Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen on Hope Street to remove an unwanted, reportedly intoxicated man on July 14. Kevin