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Gallery: EPHS softball field dedication

EAST PROVIDENCE — Saturday night, May 25, officials, family, friends and alumnae of the program gathered to salute retiring East Providence High School softball coach Rob Traverse, who is stepping …
East Providence Police investigate Citizens Bank robbery
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday, May 23, at … Read More
BCWA pipeline leak jumps to nearly half a million gallons per day
The Bristol County Water Authority’s 21-year-old East Bay Pipeline is now leaking nearly half a million gallons per day, and a … Read More
Barrington Music Studio expands on Kent Street
A few years ago, there were just 18 students. Now, Barrington Music Studio boasts more than 100 students, a full slate of camps and … Read More
Bristol expert says: ‘This plan has no innovation at all’
Patrick Barosh, Ph.D. has different ideas about the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plan to shut down the … Read More
Legislators mostly resigned to accept Silver Creek bridge closure
Bristol legislators have mixed reactions to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to tear down and replace the … Read More
Gull Cove boat ramp in Portsmouth to close this summer
PORTSMOUH — The R.I. Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has decided to close and remove the concrete Gull Cove State Boat … Read More
Obituaries
Anne J. DiMezza, 93, of Bristol Anne J. (Bruno) DiMezza, 93, of 1165 Hope St., Bristol, R.I., passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. She was the wife of the late Louis F. DiMezza. Born in Bristol and a lifelong resident, she …
Emil A. Fuller, 83, Westport Emil A. Fuller, 83, of Westport, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at CareOne at New Bedford.  He was the husband of the late Joan (Vieira) Fuller. Born in Harrisburg, Penn., he was the son of …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices - May 16, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the May 16 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.

Portsmouth Legal Notices - May 16, 2019

Tiverton Legal Notices - May 16 2019

Sports
EPHS boys’ tennis team season ends in quarterfinal playoff loss The rebound season came to a close Tuesday, May 21, for the East Providence High School boys’ tennis team in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Division III championship tournament after the …
Martin Middle School wins boys’ outdoor track state title The Martin Middle School boys’ outdoor track and field team captured the 2019 state championship, an event held in Narragansett on Sunday, May 19. The Wildcats won the title by a narrow two …
Eagles' netters reach state tournament finals Barrington High School's top singles player, James Bogdanovic will play in the RIIL Boys Tennis Singles Championship finals next weekend.  Bogdanovic, who was one of four Barrington singles …
East Providence wins Eastern Division golf playoff match EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School golf team will make its long awaited return to the Rhode Island Interscholastic League State Championship Tournament after the host Townies …
Opinion
Letter: For our planet, these numbers we dare not ignore To the editor: Four hundred fifteen. One million. What are these numbers, you ask? They are dire milestones in this continuing journey of destruction of our only home by the hands of …
Letter: It’s time to move on from old water supplies To the editor:Thank you for your continuing coverage of the East Bay pipeline leak and being an important information resource. Our letter is in response to your 5/16 editorial: "A water crisis …
Editorial: The odd case of Silver Creek silence Downtown Bristol business leaders have a right to feel abandoned. Their town and state representatives have abandoned them. After arguing for months that the Rhode Island Department of …
Letter: Solution: Build a new bridge over the old one There has been much discussion about the Silver Creek bridge. I had a suggestion which I gave to the DOT but have not gotten a response. As mentioned in a piece a week ago, the bridge should be at …

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