Volvo Ocean Race: Enright and Vestas take third during In-Port Race

Bristol resident Charlie Enright led Vestas 11th Hour Racing team to a strong third place podium-finish, pleasing the home crowd who came out in force despite cool and rainy weather …
Huskies baseball clobbers Narragansett 15-5, makes it to the prom on time
Mt. Hope baseball players made it to the prom on time after dispatching second place Narragansett 15-5, in five innings on Friday … Read More
After hours of testimony, no vote on Bristol’s Belvedere
After three-and-a-half hours of testimony, questions, posturing and procedural debates, the Bristol Planning Board and Bristol … Read More
Controversial Bristol development faces review tonight
Expect a big crowd, emotional debate and dense arguments tonight in the Colt School auditorium. The Belvedere at Thames project is up … Read More
Volvo Ocean Race: Skipper Enright and Vestas 11th Hour Racing shine in Leg 8 despite adversity of difficult race
Bristol resident and Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright came from behind to capture third place in Leg 8 of the Volvo … Read More
Bristol Warren unified hoopsters are state champs
Tom Fullen has been coaching basketball for more than half a century, but he’s seldom been prouder of a team than he was Sunday, … Read More
Volvo Ocean Race: MAPFRE steals first place, Enright and Vestas take third
The Spanish team MAPFRE moved from fifth place to first and stole a win in Leg 8, with a shocking come-from-behind victory into a … Read More
Bristol gets $1.2 million from feds to fix Prudence Ferry pier
U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman David Cicilline have announced that the Town of Bristol will receive … Read More
Kennedy, Raimondo lead conversation on substance abuse
PORTSMOUTH — Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, Gov. Gina Raimondo and other panelists got an earful about substance abuse and … Read More
Recovering addict says new center is ‘saving my life’
With a full program of speakers representing a broad coalition, from state and town officials to religious leaders, from non-profits … Read More
Obituaries
Fernanda Leal, 92, of Bristol

Fernanda (Moura) Leal, 92, passed away on May 13, 2018, at Silver Creek Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Manuel Pereira Leal.  Born in Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel, Azores, she was …

Patricia A. Owen, 78, of Prudence Island

Gary Benjamin Fillmore, 76, of Bristol

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Opinion
Letter: Thank you, Bristol boards, for doing the right thing As vice chairman of the Bristol Redevelopment Agency in 2005, I know James Roiter bought and restored the historic and derelict Harriet Bradford Hotel (the Herreshoffs originally built the hotel for …
Letter: Proposed development would be disaster for Bristol The proposed development on Thames Street would be a disaster for Bristol. It is far too big, too ugly and too much for the available parking. It is certainly out of character for the …
Letter: Developer’s ‘changes’ aren’t worth celebrating The Belvedere at Thames developer stated in an April 17 document to town leaders: “Many of the concerns that were brought up over the last three months have been evaluated by the owner …
Sports
Volvo Ocean Race: Six teams will compete in the Itajaí In-Port Race on Friday Six teams will be on the start line on Friday afternoon for the Itajaí In-Port Race in Brazil, with Vestas 11th Hour Racing joining the fleet following its dismasting, and subsequent repair and …
Huskies softball team improving despite rough start The Mt. Hope softball team has gotten off to a rough start this Spring. The team has an 0-3 record in just their second year in Division II. The Lady Huskies moved up a division after winning the …
‘The Beast’ invades Glen Farm in Portsmouth (photos) PORTSMOUTH — The collegiate rugby tournament known as The Beast of the East returned Saturday and Sunday for its annual visit to Glen Farm. As always, the Portsmouth Fire …

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