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Bristol Sports Club, 417 Wood St.

Bristol Sports Club shut down, 3 charged with illegal gambling

Bristol Sports Club shut down, 3 charged with illegal gambling

Police shut down the Bristol Sports Club Wednesday and arrested three in connection with an illegal gambling operation, the State Police announced Wednesday afternoon. Antonio DeMatos, 76, of 37 Wall St., Bristol, Norberto Pacheco, 71, of 163 Bradford St., Bristol, and Kevion Connolly, 55, of 75 Highland St., Canton, Mass., were all charged with organized

Steven Zina

Mt. Hope softball coach charged with embezzling booster club funds

Bristol Police this week charged the former president of the Mt. Hope High School Booster Club with embezzling more than $19,000 in club funds. Steven W. Zina, 54, of 17 Charlotte Drive, Bristol, was charged with embezzlement over $100, a felony, after allegedly stealing the money through ATM withdrawals from the Booster Club’s account. Zina, also

Mike Fiore, of Bristol, died Tuesday after crashing during a high-speed boat race in Missouri Saturday. Photo credit: Nathan Bechtold/

Outerlimits owner dies after dramatic boat crash

Bristol resident and Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats owner Mike Fiore died Tuesday night after suffering serious injuries during a high-speed boat race Saturday, the family has announced. Mr. Fiore died from complications after surgery on Sunday to repair several broken bones he suffered when his racing boat flipped as high as 50 feet in the air as he approached the finish


Man in distress after fall from Church Street Dock

A man reportedly fell off the Church Street dock in Bristol, and appeared to be in distress after passers-by pulled the man from the water, according to witnesses at the scene. Rescue personnel have responded and administrated CPR before rushing the man away, they said. There is no official word on the man’s condition. The man fell into

A police sketch of the suspect in the murder of Yusef A'Vant in East Providence on August 13.

Police release sketch of suspect in E.P. shooting

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police, Friday, Aug. 15, released a sketch of the suspect in the murder of a city man two days earlier. In releasing the rendering, EPPD Detective Captain Richard Frazier said the suspect is a black male, aged between late 30s and early 40s, at an approximated height of 5-feet-11, and


Victim dead in East Providence shooting

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police confirmed just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, the victim in the shooting at a city hair salon earlier in the day has died. Chief Christopher Parella announced a 42-year-old, African American male was shot dead approximately three hours earlier at the Krazy Kuts location on Pawtucket Avenue. The


Former Barrington cop sentenced, avoids jail time

Former Barrington Police Sergeant Joe Andreozzi avoided jail time, instead receiving a suspended sentence and domestic violence counseling Wednesday after pleading guilty to domestic cyberstalking and obstruction of justice. Mr. Andreozzi was sentenced to a one year suspended sentence with probation on each count, with the sentences to run consecutively. In addition, the defendant was ordered to undergo


Man shot in East Providence hair salon

EAST PROVIDENCE — A man was found shot in a Pawtucket Avenue hair salon when police responded to an emergency call mid-afternoon Wednesday, Aug. 13. The suspect remained at large as of about 3:45 p.m. East Providence Police Chief Christopher Parella said the 911 call came into the station at approximately 2:05 p.m. Units were


Village Harmony returns to Sandywoods

Sixteen sparkling young singers and instrumentalists, ages 12 to 18, performing music from Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic States, Georgia, Ukraine, and the Mediterranean coast of France, plus contemporary compositions. Don’t miss this dynamic teen world music ensemble, led by Will Rowan, Carl Linich, and Natalie Nowytski. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 7:30