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While Bristol does have a long-term replacement street sign program underway, with the new, very popular, large lettered, red, white and blue colored street signs, it will be years before all the … more
On the eve of another great opportunity by the Solarize Bristol program, I want to encourage fellow Bristolians to take advantage of this wonderful program.   Last year at this time we were … more
The historic and architecturally significant house at 1200 Hope St. is in a terrible state of repair, with the front entrance porch in imminent danger of collapse, the exterior siding and windows … more
Gratitude and applause to those electric linemen who climbed up amidst the wires in frightful conditions these past few days. It’s work most of us can’t imagine. But National Grid’s … more
I found Stan Peckham’s recent letter (“Gun violence: Face it, at present there is no solution”) rationalizing our society’s and government’s laissez-faire attitude to … more
On behalf of the trustees of the Rogers Free Library, I want to thank the members of the community who participated in our recent strategic planning process. A total of 102 people took part in focus … more
To the editor: It is public knowledge that Channel 10, in Providence, has been purchased by Sinclair Broadcasting, a conglomerate. With this new ownership apparently comes a requirement that the … more
A beautiful example of neighbor helping neighbor, friends helping friends and strangers gathering to help a fellow human being in legitimate need of love and support took place on Wendy Drive in … more
To the editor: When we stay silent, domestic violence thrives. With 1 in 4 Rhode Islanders experiencing domestic violence in their lifetimes, and nearly 1 in 10 Rhode Island high schoolers … more
Not long ago, it would have been difficult to believe Bristol was home to one of the highest-performing schools in Rhode Island. Though these were never considered “bad” schools, they … more
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