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Daffodil Days

By   /  April 15, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Daffodil

Bristol’s Daffodil Days were held this weekend, featuring Children’s and Dog parades, with prizes going to winners dressed in their most festive, daffodil-themed garb. In the Children’s Parade, first place went to  Emogen Miller (age 4), Ahna Rozea (age 6) took second, and Madelaine Rozea (age 4) came in third. All three children are from […]

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Barrington residents report stolen tax refunds

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A few Barrington residents contacted the police last week after they learned their tax refunds had been stolen. On Monday, April 7, a Highland Avenue resident stopped into the station and told officers that he had tried to file his income tax return using Turbo Tax but learned that someone else had already done so. […]

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Something special for mom

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East Bay Life is collecting Mother’s Day messages for publication the week of May 7. Is there a certain mother in your life who means the world to you? Here’s your chance to show her. You know she doesn’t want you spending your money on her, and taking the time to say thanks is always […]

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Dorothy Joan Teixeira, 80, Bristol

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Dorothy Teixeira

Dorothy Joan (Tavares) Teixeira, 80, of Hope Street passed away on April 13 at Silver Creek Manor surrounded by her loving caregivers. She was the loving wife of Vincent Teixeira her husband of 61 years. Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Manual and Edwveis (Mello) Tavares. She was the mother of […]

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Barrington teen approached by man offering sex

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Barrington police are ramping up patrols in the Hampden Meadows area of town after a 16 year-old boy told officers that he had been approached by a man on who was offering oral sex on Saturday, April 12. The teenager, who lives in town, told police that he had been walking along the path that […]

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Calling all citizen scientists

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Audubon Osprey 1 by Butch Lombardi

Volunteers needed for osprey monitoring. Spring has returned to New England and with it came the ospreys. The Audubon Society of Rhode Island manages the Rhode Island Osprey Monitoring Program, a network of volunteer observers who report on the breeding success of these fish-eating raptors. The program relies on approximately seventy-five volunteers to monitor over two […]

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Philanthropist pledges millions in local aid

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Alan Shawn Feinstein, the Rhode Island philanthropist who has already given so much to causes like education and hunger for struggling Rhode Islanders, has pledged an additional $10 million in funding to help feed the poor. Any non-profit agency and house of worship that feeds hungry Rhode Islanders is welcome to ask for a share […]

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Walk back from liquor store too much for Barrington man

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A person jogging along the East Bay Bike Path called police on Monday, April 7, at about 6 p.m. after noticing a man sitting near the path, holding a dog. Police responded to the area of the path between Sowams Road and New Meadow, and located the subject, a 47 year-old Barrington resident. The man […]

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Russell Souza, 64, Bristol

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Russell Souza Sr, 64, of Dominion Avenue, Bristol, died Tuesday April, 8 at Rhode Island Hospital. He is survived by his beloved wife Linda and children, Stacy, Russell Jr, Kathryn, Erica, Wendy and Holly; and many cherished grandchildren. Born in Rehoboth, Mass., Mr. Souza became a prominent business man known throughout Rhode Island. When he […]

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Albert W. Jiacovelli, 83, Bristol

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Albert, W. “Bill,” Jiacovelli, 83, of Bristol, died peacefully on April 9, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Julia Manyan and the late Margaret Jiacovelli. Born in Barrington, a son of the late Louis and Barbara (Cioe) Jiacovelli, he lived in Barrington and Bristol for many years. Mr. Jiacovelli […]

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