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Narcan drug already saves one life in Bristol

In the early evening hours of Easter Sunday, April 21, Bristol Police responded to a Hope Street residence after receiving a report of an unresponsive female. On Monday, the department issued a …
Presenting James Farley, your 2019 Bristol Fourth Chief Marshal
“This was totally unexpected,” said James “Jim” Farley, of the announcement that he was selected to serve as the chief marshal … Read More
DOT planning full closure of Silver Creek Bridge in Bristol
A Rhode Island Department of Transportation (DOT) spokesman confirmed late Wednesday the unthinkable for Bristol residents, business … Read More
Hazelton Golf Club is approaching its time to shine once again
REHOBOTH — A local legend about the old Sun Valley Golf Club, the long ago revered public course located up Route 44 from East … Read More
East Bay Prevention Coalitions, police participate in Prescription Drug Disposal Day
On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the East Bay Prevention Coalitions and police departments of Bristol, Warren, … Read More
Students take a STAAND against drunk driving
They had worked all year for this moment. During the early hours of March 7, 2009, Class of 2006 Barrington High School graduate … Read More
Bristol Police: Five arrests for domestic incidents, one for drunk driving
Bristol police officers made five arrests for domestic-related incidents, including assault and disorderly conduct, from April 8 to … Read More
Obituaries
Lucy M. Bernardo, 94, of Bristol Lucy M. (Cabral) Bernardo, 94, passed away on April 15, 2019, at Phillip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late John M. Bernardo.    Born in Warren, R.I., she was the …
Martha Millie Coelho Peters, 70, of Bristol Martha Millie Coelho Peters, age 70, of Bristol, Rhode Island, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019, at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro, N.C. Ms. Peters was born in Bristol, R.I., on June 20, …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – April 18, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenhix on April 18, 2019.

Bristol Legal Notices – April 4, 2019

Bristol Legal Notices – March 28, 2019

Sports
Mt. Hope High School golf team tees off 2019 season SWANSEA — For a program that hasn’t won a match in three years, the Mt. Hope High School golf team began its 2019 season earlier this week with a home contest against East Providence and Rogers …
Longtime sportswriter inducted into Hall of Fame Longtime East Bay sportswriter/photographer Manny Correira was honored at Sunday's Words Unlimited Awards Banquet at the Cranston Country Club.    Said former Barrington High …
East Bay girls lose heartbreaker in double OT The East Bay Co-op girls hockey team pushed LaSalle Academy to the brink before falling in double overtime in game three of the state championship series, 3-2, on Monday night, March 11. The …
Eagles force game 3 in girls hockey championship The East Bay Co-op girls’ varsity hockey team lived to fight another day with a 2-1 win over La Salle in game 2 of the championship series on Saturday, March 9 at URI Boss Arena. LaSalle beat the …
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Opinion
Editorial: Public-sector unions, take a bow (and then retire) Public-sector unions should step on stage, take a bow under thunderous applause, and exit stage left. Then they should leave for good. The unions have enjoyed a run of dominance more impressive …
Together we can create a culture that supports learning for all students Over the past several months, the Bristol Warren Regional School District has been the recipient of negative attention in the media. It goes without saying that our district, like any district, faces …
Letter: Today’s high school students need financial literacy To the editor: Financial Literacy Month is April of each year. This year is a special year for Rhode Islanders! In 2003, the United States Senate declared April “Financial Literacy for …
Letter: These labor bills would cost taxpayers dearly To the editor: Evergreen contracts. Binding arbitration. Expanded overtime for firefighters. We’re only three months into the General Assembly’s legislative session, and we’re already seeing …

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