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Local nursing home staff ‘spreads the love’ at Good Neighbors Food Pantry

EAST PROVIDENCE — St. Elizabeth Manor employee Victoria Woolard thought it might be fun for members of the staff to help out at the Good Neighbors Food Pantry in East Providence, something the …
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 … Read More
Ursini accuses Bristol of unlawful termination and defamation
The director of the Benjamin Church Senior Center has filed a claim against the Town of Bristol alleging unlawful termination, … Read More
Speakman sworn into office as District 68 representative
Rep. June S. Speakman was formally sworn in to the House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 13, to represent District 68 in Warren … Read More
East Bay legislators support Reproductive Privacy Act
It was a narrow victory, but a victory nonetheless. After nearly five hours of deliberating one of their most hotly contested, … Read More
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
Obituaries
Adelia C. Guedes, 70, of Bristol Adelia C. (Capela) Guedes, 70, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  She was the wife of Jose A. Guedes, her husband of 49 years. Adelia was the daughter of the late Manuel and Clara (Dias) …
Paul Almeida, 58, of Bristol Brian Paul Almeida, aka Nick Danger, 58, of Bristol, R.I., died suddenly on March 12, 2019, in New London, Conn. He was the husband of Kathryn (Smith) Almeida. Born in Fall River, Mass., Brian …
Marilyn Kay Herreshoff Marilyn Kay Herreshoff, née Olson died Feb. 19, 2019, following a brief illness. Kay, as she was known to all was born in Petoskey, Mich, was the daughter of Alfred J. Olson and Marie L. Beard …
Rose L. Ramos, 87, of Bristol Rose L. (Madeiro) Ramos, 87, of Bristol died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Warren Skilled Nursing and Rehab. She was the wife of the late Henry Ramos. Rose was born in Bristol, a daughter of the …
Sports
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 championship series, 3-2, on Monday night, March 11. The …
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 …
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Opinion
Editorial: Hopeful tack for tall ship 2018 was a miserable year for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. At just three years old, months after being anointed Rhode Island’s official tall ship, the momentarily magnificent Perry was awash in …
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 …

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