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 firing at students as they walked back and forth on their way to …
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
"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
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

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
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 … Read More
Bristol resident joins national Portuguese-American board
No matter which organization or group she’s been associated with, Bristol’s Lisa de Medeiros has always put her best foot forward … Read More
Opinion
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 …
Editorial: Bristol should test pool water before jumping in The Town of Bristol should peer cautiously over the deep end of any pool complex before deciding to jump. There are many cheerleaders in town who would gleefully support any effort to build a …
Letter: Contente, let’s give credit where credit is due! Editor’s note: This commentary is largely written in response to an article from the Dec. 21 Bristol Phoenix, “This is the best job in the world,” which was based on a lengthy …
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 …
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 …
Huskies win two league games against top teams The Mt. Hope Huskies hockey team played a pair of games over the weekend as they push to make a run for the playoffs. First up, Mt. Hope hosted the Pilgrim Patriots at Portsmouth Abbey in a rematch …

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