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Longtime sportswriter inducted into Hall of Fame

Longtime East Bay sportswriter/photographer Manny Correira was honored at Sunday's Words Unlimited Awards Banquet at the Cranston Country Club.    Said former Barrington High …
Art Night a hit at Bristol's Guiteras Elementary School
Creative minds were blissfully at play inside Guiteras Elementary School this past Friday, March 8, as both students and their … Read More
Mt. Hope wins state drama festival
The Mt. Hope Masqueraders won the Rhode Island Drama Festival this weekend with their production of “12 Angry Men,” taking top … Read More
East Bay girls lose heartbreaker in double OT
The East Bay Co-op girls hockey team pushed LaSalle Academy to the brink before falling in double overtime in game three of the state … Read More
Bristol begins search for new (permanent) police chief
Bristol will begin a search for a new police chief, after swearing in a new chief in a surpise announcement on Monday morning. Brian … Read More
State Preservation Commission hosts annual conference in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — “Preservation, Recreation and Sport,” the 34th Annual Rhode Island Statewide Preservation Conference, comes to … Read More
Bristol swears in new police chief Monday morning
Brian Peters, a retired officer with the Portsmouth Police Department, was sworn in as Bristol's interim police chief a little after 9 … Read More
Obituaries
Anna Maria Silva, 79, of Bristol Anna Maria (Resendes) Silva, 79, of St. Elizabeth Street passed away on March 12, 2019, at Warred Skilled Nursing. She was the wife of David Juvenico Silva. Born in Lomba do Loucao, Povoacao, …
Adeline Elizabeth Riccio Adeline Elizabeth (Zarrella) Riccio, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., passed away on March 9, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph G. A. Riccio (Sr.). She leaves two sons, J. Arthur Riccio and his wife, …
Veronica Mary Dionne, 86, of Bristol Veronica Mary (Lima) Dionne, 86, formerly of Cole Street and High Street, passed away on March 1, 2019, at Roger Williams Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of …
Kenneth W. Carvara, 69, of Portsmouth Kenneth W. Carvara, 69, of Berkeley Ave., Portsmouth, died at home with family at his side, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Tavares) Carvara. Born Oct. 19, 1949, in Fall …
Sports
Eagles force game 3 in girls hockey championship The East Bay Co-op girls’ varsity hockey team lived to fight another day with a 2-1 win over La Salle in game 2 of the championship series on Saturday, March 9 at URI Boss Arena. LaSalle beat the …
Eagles top Mounties, prep for hockey finals A decision to move Maddie Cox from defense to forward paid dividends for the East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team last weekend, as the Eagles won two straight against the Mount St. Charles Co-op team …
Mt. Hope boys’ basketball team wins D-III state championship They were each the powerhouses of their division; the number-two seeded Mt. Hope Huskies against the top-ranked Toll Gate Titans. Just once, they had faced off during the regular season, in a game …
Mt. Hope advances to state championship game on Sunday The Mt. Hope boys' basketball team advanced to the Division 3 state championship game by defeating Ponaganset 70-65 in a Friday night game played at Johnston High School. Seniors Cam Santerre and …
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Opinion
Thanks to everyone for making Bodacious Bee a success On behalf of the Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF), we would like to express our sincere gratitude for the support and generosity of the community. The 11th annual Bodacious Bee was a great …
Letter: Green New Deal: Our lives depend on it To the editor: In "Uninhabitable Earth," David Wallace-Wells points out that the greenhouse gas emissions that threaten to overwhelm our planet have not been steadily rising since …
Letter: Censorship is different than refusing to publish terrorism Promoting the sensible judgement and evaluation that many newspapers and magazines normally exercise in selecting what to print as “Letters to the Editor” is not censorship. At least …
Letter: We need to change the conversation about immigration The border wall serves a purpose, but it isn’t to keep out illegal immigrants or drugs. It is a monument, an organizing tool, for those who oppose immigration, in particular from Latin America. …

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