Bristol blocks illegal dumpers from Native American site

Illegal dumping in a fragile nature preserve north of Narrows Road has been a problem for years, but it looks like those days may be over. After receiving complaints from the neighborhood, workers …
Bristol begins new revaluation today
The lengthy process of assessing the value of every property in Bristol begins today and is expected to last about eight months. Armed … Read More
Training for the unthinkable at Mt. Hope
The shooter walked in to Mt. Hope High School just after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Armed to the teeth, he wasted no time pulling a weapon and … Read More
Huskies whup Davies 47-32, move on in D-III East quarterfinals
BRISTOL — Huskies senior forward Sara Godfrey scored 13 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in leading Mt. Hope over Davies, 42-37 in … Read More
Obituaries
Father John M. Lagomarsino, 78, of Bristol

Father John M. Lagomarsino, 78, of the Columban Fathers, Ferry Road, passed away on Feb. 13, 2018, at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. Born on Nov. 6, 1939, in Sacramento, Calif., he was the son of …

Elsie Ferreira, 93, Bristol

Patricia A. Bourne, 75, of Bristol

"Junior Trio" leads Mt. Hope girls gymnastics to third straight D-II state championship
PROVIDENCE — The “Junior Trio” of Meghan Oliver, Jayme Foreman and Kaitlin Quinn lead the Huskies to their third straight … Read More
Helping military families is mission for local landscaper
For Stacy Bruno, her landscaping and snow removal business is all about paying tribute to active deployed and military veterans like … Read More
Bella Mente Racing back for more from New England Boatworks
Famed ocean racer Hap Fauth liked the job done by New England Boatworks on his last maxi racers enough that he has returned to the … Read More
Bristol teacher wins Golden Apple Award
Guiteras School fifth grade teacher Allison Powers and her students were engrossed in a lesson on westward expansion Thursday … Read More
Bristol officers make busts for DUI, parties, drinking
Bristol police officers broke up a house party that led to four arrests, nabbed two women for allegedly driving drunk, and charged a … Read More
Bristol gets state money to preserve Silver Creek land
The Town of Bristol is getting $168,000 to help purchase two acres of land that abuts Silver Creek. The money comes from Rhode Island … Read More
Opinion
Letter: Bristol can’t partner with YMCA on swim center Please accept my response to George Burman’s, “Town should re-explore YMCA partnership” letter in last week’s edition of The Bristol Phoenix. But, before I do, I would …
Letter: Thanks for another successful holiday season for TAPIN To the editor: Once again TAPIN (Touch A Person In Need) has successfully completed its holiday season. Thanksgiving led right into our Christmas distribution with tons of new toys! With the …
Letter: Bristol should re-explore a YMCA partnership Several years ago, when Bristol was about to acquire the Quinta-Gamelin Center from the Army Reserve, a group of us had explored the idea that the town partner with the YMCA  to manage and run …
Sports
Mt. Hope gymnasts win third straight Division II championship The Mt. Hope girls gymnastics went undefeated and won their third straight Division II championship on Saturday. The Lady Huskies beat both Portsmouth and Prout with a team score of 136.45 at Strive …
Kickemuit wrestlers come up big in states Kickemuit Middle School wrestlers proved themselves among Rhode Island’s elite in the state wrestling championships this past Saturday and Sunday at Cumberland High School. The team finished third …
Photos: Tiverton girls come from behind and beat Mt. Hope in overtime, 46-41 Tiverton freshman guard Mariah Ramos scored 20 points in leading the Lady Tigers in a come from behind, overtime home victory 46-40, in a D-III East division battle on Thursday night. “Mariah …

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