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EDITOR's NOTE: The following is a guest commentary by former Bristol Town Councilman and Town Administrator Halsey Herreshoff. The Bristol Phoenix of May 18 well described the funding crisis of … more
BRISTOL — The Mt. Hope High School football team shut out Division I East Providence, 13-0, in a non-league home game on Friday night. Running backs Josh Pompey and Dylan Martins led the … more
Town Administrator Steven Contente has cut the senior center director’s salary in half after saying she was “double dipping” by taking salary from a substance abuse prevention grant … more
The director of the Bristol Senior Center has been charged with embezzlement, among other crimes, as the town continues to investigate an alleged “double dipping” scheme in which … more
The Rhode Island Supreme Court has sided with Warren in a multi-million dollar school funding suit that pitted Warren against Bristol and the Bristol Warren Regional School District.On Friday, May … more
Bristol and Warren need to do something to make their relationship and fractured school district’s finances whole, town council members from both towns agree. Exactly what they should do, … more
Two residents are facing multiple drug charges after an explosion and fire in their State Street home revealed the hashish lab they were running, according to Bristol Police. Kelly Normandin, 22, … more
A man who poured gasoline on himself and threatened to light himself on fire was saved Sunday evening by police and Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli, who used kindness and compassion to talk the … more
The Warren Town Council extended a fiscal olive branch to Bristol and the Bristol Warren Regional School Department Tuesday, inviting both to discuss the establishment of a school taxing authority to … more
With its historic locations, museums and picturesque neighborhoods — and, of course, its patriotic reputation — Bristol has been named one of the 33 most scenic towns in North America by … more
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