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Eagles roll over Huskies, 31-12, in annual Thanksgiving football game

Barrington senior running back Nick Roach rushed for three touchdowns in leading the Eagles over Mt. Hope 31-12 in their annual Thanksgiving game at Vendituoli Field on Wednesday night. The Eagles …
A celebration of the small and profitable in Bristol
As small businesses across the country prepare for the holiday shopping frenzy this upcoming weekend, a number of local shops and … Read More
Bristol's Defiance company welcomes new Engine 3
The Bristol Fire Department’s Defiance Fire Station has a brand new piece of fire apparatus, and it’s a sight to … Read More
In these races, PAC ‘winners’ are also Election Day winners
With the election behind, the Bristol Phoenix took a look at the funds amassed by candidates in the four statewide elections that … Read More
RIDOT announces Washington Bridge traffic pattern change
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a traffic pattern change for a section of the … Read More
Navy officer enjoys her ‘dream wedding’ — for free
It was, as Danielle Searcy put it, her “dream wedding.” On the evening of Oct. 27, 100 of her closest family and friends … Read More
A century’s salute for veterans in Bristol
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month a century ago, a “war to end all wars” ceased to exist, putting a … Read More
Obituaries
Rose Nunes, 95, of Bristol Rose (Ventura) Nunes, 95, passed away peacefully in her home with grace on Nov. 19, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Manuel Nunes. Born on April 20, …
Eduarda Conceicao Amaral, 82, of Bristol Eduarda Conceicao (Botelho) Amaral, 82, of Bristol passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Nov. 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Fernando P. Amaral. Mrs. …
Sports
Mt. Hope falls to East Greenwich in quarterfinal faceoff It was a long bus ride home for many on the Mt. Hope High School varsity football team as their Division II playoff run was cut short Friday, Nov. 2, after falling 17-6 to East Greenwich on the …
Mt. Hope celebrates big win on Homecoming night Fans packed the Mt. Hope High School stadium Friday, Oct. 26 as they cheered on their Division II Huskies varsity football team to an easy 47-0 victory over the Juanita/Wheeler/PCD Football Co-op …
Mt. Hope girls tennis gains playoffs despite losing to Chariho, 4-2, in last regular season match The Mt. Hope tennis team’s hard work has paid off. The team made the playoffs by placing sixth in Division II, with a record of 8-5. “We are excited to have made the playoffs,” said Head …
Scolaro scores two as Huskies blank Mounties 3-0 Huskies senior striker Jo Jo Scolaro scored two goals in leading Mt. Hope to a 3-0 win over Mount St. Charles Academy in a home game at Vendituoli Field on Friday night. “The team played a …
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Opinion
Letter: In memory of George Leffingwell, who made this community better When we moved to Bristol in 2001, I asked our new neighbor Joe Scanlan a very important question: Where should I bring my 1994 Ford Escort wagon with well over 100,000 miles to be serviced? Joe told …
Letter: In showing respect, sometimes reality intervenes To the editor: I don’t blame the Marine veteran in Little Compton. His letter [Nov. 15, p6] expressed dismay that our Commander-in-Chief, while in France to commemorate Armistice Day, had to …
Editorial: ‘Oh, my back!’ - confronting disability fraud There is one notion of public employee disability pay and pensions — the one that ought to be and once was. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put it simply and well: “The disability …
Letter: In my father’s honor, veterans home needs help My late father, Sassio Michael Minutelli, served as the R.I. Permanent Advisory Council on House Veterans Affairs President Emeritus, in addition to many other positions in the State of Rhode Island …

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