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Interruptions of the power supply are nothing new to longtime residents of Prudence Island; it’s been happening intermittently for years. But never like this. Since the week of July 4, … more
PORTSMOUTH — The R.I. Department of Health (RIDOH) on Wednesday closed town-owned Sandy Point Beach for swimming due to high bacteria levels found in the water. more
Bristol Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early this morning in a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through. According to police, at 1:56 a.m. a 46-year-old man from Pawtucket … more
Runners and walkers took in the sights from the top of the Mt. Hope Bridge on Saturday as they participated in the second annual Century 21 Topsail Realty Mt. Hope Bridge 5K. The race started in Portsmouth and took racers over the bridge to Bristol. The race finished below the bridge at Roger Williams University. more
The Mt. Hope Boosters club will kick-off their annual tailgate event with the Boosters Color Run at the high school track and grounds on Saturday August 25. Runners cam register online at … more
After 30 years of living just off Gooding Avenue, the Dias family noticed a strange intertwined set of flowers budding from what seemed to be one mega-stem. By June of this summer season, they … more
The state Department of Environmental Management is investigating the grounding of a center console fishing boat on Touisset Point some time Friday night or Saturday morning. Warren Harbormaster … more
It began in 2010, when Ken and Mary Watkinson sat watching the evening news in their Sherman Avenue home. The coverage was of the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that leveled Haiti — … more
The 10-11-year-old All-Stars, representing King Philip Little League of Bristol, ventured to Beverley, Mass., to represent Rhode Island in the Eastern Regionals tournament of state champions. … more
The Bristol Town Council put into effect a new ordinance combatting “unruly gatherings” during its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The amendment to Chapter 17 of the Bristol Town Code … more
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