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REHOBOTH — A local legend about the old Sun Valley Golf Club, the long ago revered public course located up Route 44 from East Providence through Seekonk at its border with Rehoboth, is that … more
On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the East Bay Prevention Coalitions and police departments of Bristol, Warren, Barrington and East Providence are participating in the U.S. Drug … more
They had worked all year for this moment. During the early hours of March 7, 2009, Class of 2006 Barrington High School graduate Jessica Gordon clambered into the van alongside seven of her … more
Bristol police officers made five arrests for domestic-related incidents, including assault and disorderly conduct, from April 8 to 14. They also arrested one person for drunk driving. Monday, … more
In what Chief Brian Peters dubbed one of the “most entertaining” training sessions he’d ever attended, Erin McDonough, director of NaloxBox, an organization that seeks to improve … more
Despite rumors to the contrary, the state has no plans to close Route 114 over Silver Creek this summer. In fact, they have no plans at all, at the moment — the job to rebuild the … more
The pipeline that supplies water to thousands of Barrington, Warren and Bristol residents is leaking nearly 300,000 gallons per day, and officials say it could be a long and expensive haul to repair … more
The stalemate between the parent company of Stop & Shop Supermarkets and five local unions of United Food & Commercial Workers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut concluded a sixth day … more
Bristol will once again open its arms to welcome those participants in the upcoming British Motor Car Festival on June 7 and 8. According to Michael T. Byrnes, local organizer of the event since … more
“We’ve seen a few people come and go, not as many as you’d expect," said Michael Rego, assistant grocery manager, picketing at the Metacom Avenue Stop & Shop in Bristol, where … more
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