Author Archives: Patrick Luce

Helen Tjader tells the story of King Philip's War in front of his throne. Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Mount Hope Farm to care for Haffenreffer lands

Mount Hope Farm to care for Haffenreffer lands

Already tasked with protecting historic land in town, Mount Hope Farm is adding another historically significant expanse of land under its wing, including the Wampanoag tribe’s center of power. The Mount Hope Trust announced a partnership with Brown University, in which the trust will serve as property manager of the Haffenreffer Grant Property. The farm


Bristol Police: Tresspassing, loud parties, cows on the loose

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls from Sept. 30-Oct. 6: Tuesday, Sept. 30 A caller reported that a man in a black pickup truck with tinted windows was harassing a 20-year-old woman on High Street around 4:30 p.m.. Officers investigated and found no problems. A resident on Jenkins Street called to complain

Bristol arrest log: Domestic incidents, marijuana charge

The Bristol Police Department arrested the following people last week: Zakary A. Kanstantino, 23, of 20 Holebrook St., Apt. 4, Freeport, Maine, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. He was arrested on the Roger Williams University campus around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 1.   Interested in more local police news? Check


Questions remain before school district commits to solar

A proposal to install solar panels on the roof of Kickemuit Middle School would be free and save the Bristol-Warren Regional School District up to $11,000 a year, according to the developer who made the proposal. The regional School Committee, unsure of the savings and fearful of the panels’ impact on school building warrantees, rejected

Seabra employee Cesar Calouro packs fresh oranges in the new produce section of the market.

Seabra owner cuts ribbon on ‘neighborhood supermarket’

Aiming to be “Bristol’s neighborhood supermarket,” and incorporating more gourmet options, Seabra Foods on Hope Street held its grand reopening Friday afternoon. The supermarket, which underwent an ownership change but never closed, is still being renovated as the ribbon was cut Friday, along with five other Seabra stores in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. “We decided