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Chatfield reps local golf with US Am performance

EAST BAY — Wannamoisett’s Davis Chatfield certainly did his home layout and the area golf community proud last week with his performance at the 118th U.S. Amateur played over the renowned …
New Bristol employee spreading the word, to help local economy
The moment Chris Vitale set foot in Bristol back in 2011, while studying marketing as an undergraduate student at Roger Williams … Read More
BHS gym dedicated to beloved Coach Murgo
It was a joyous gathering of family, friends and colleagues as the gymnasium at Barrington High School was dedicated to Frank J. … Read More
New boardwalk and 'Loafers' makeover spruce up downtown Bristol
If you’ve been to downtown Bristol in the past week or so you may have noticed a couple of projects that have come to … Read More
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Bristol man facing child pornography charges
Keith Sartini, of 7 Dixon Ave., Bristol, was arrested in May and charged with possession of child pornography. Mr. Sartini remains … Read More
Debates for Bristol and Warren House Primary races will be Sept. 4
Democratic candidates for Rhode Island Representative Districts 68 and 69 have been invited to debate on Tuesday, Sept. 4, with a Meet … Read More
Prudence Island being left in the dark
Interruptions of the power supply are nothing new to longtime residents of Prudence Island; it’s been happening intermittently … Read More
Portsmouth’s Sandy Point Beach re-opened for swimming
PORTSMOUTH — The R.I. Department of Health (RIDOH) on Wednesday closed town-owned Sandy Point Beach for swimming due to high … Read More
Victim run over by truck in Dunkin' Donuts parking lot
Bristol Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early this morning in a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through. According … Read More
New video, more photos: Racers take in the sights during bridge run
Runners and walkers took in the sights from the top of the Mt. Hope Bridge on Saturday as they participated in the second annual … Read More
Obituaries
Jose Resendes Almeida, 83, of Bristol Jose Resendes Almeida, 83, loving father and grandfather, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 10, 2018, at Grace Barker Health Center. He was the husband of the late Armanda (Santos) …
Maria Ilda Rego, 69, of Bristol Maria Ilda (Cordeiro) Rego, 69, of River Street, Bristol, passed away on Aug. 13, 2018, at Roger Williams Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Horacio Jose do Rego. Born in Relva, Sao Miguel, …
Viola Palumbo, 85, of Bristol Viola (Cunard) Palumbo, 85, of Violet Court passed away on August 9, 2018 at Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of Angelo C. Palumbo.    Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the …
Sports
Huskies boosters hold color run The Mt. Hope Boosters club will kick-off their annual tailgate event with the Boosters Color Run at the high school track and grounds on Saturday August 25. Runners cam register online at …
Bristol all-stars win two, lose two in Eastern championship The 10-11-year-old All-Stars, representing King Philip Little League of Bristol, ventured to Beverley, Mass., to represent Rhode Island in the Eastern Regionals tournament of state champions. …
Three with area ties vie for RIGA Jr. Amateur golf titles EAST PROVIDENCE — Three golfers with area ties were among the finalists of the 2018 Rhode Island Golf Association Jr. Amateur Championships held this week at Metacomet Country Club, …
Bristol all-stars play for state title Thursday night The King Philip Little League’s all-star team for 9, 10 and 11-year-olds will play for a state title this week, when they head to Cranston to take on Coventry Thursday. King Philip heads to …
Opinion
Letter: It’s critical to protect the truth (and free press) There is a “Puck” cartoon from 1888 which caricatures the “evil spirits of the modern daily press” as grotesque elves running loose, presumedly to infect the readers and local …
Letter: Thank you all for generous support and love To all of our family and friends (old and new) who attended the Bristol Train of Artillery to support our family on Friday, July 27, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We don’t know …
Letter: We need a representative willing to change Statehouse tactics As election season nears, I find myself thinking about the kind of state representative we in District 68 need. Our community needs a representative who will listen to community members’ …
Letter: Why there are not eulogies in the Catholic Church Recently, Arlene Violet wrote a column criticizing the Catholic Church. First, I will admit that the church is not perfect, because man is involved in its operation. Among the issues she mentioned …
Letter: Bristol Democratic Town Committee stronger today We are proud members of the Bristol Democratic Town Committee and prouder still of the recent surge in enthusiasm among local Democrats that has resulted in the growth of the committee to more …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices - Aug. 16, 2018

These Legal Notices were published in the Aug. 16 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.