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Campaign aims to ‘Keep Old Glory flying’

Campaign aims to ‘Keep Old Glory flying’

It is fitting that “America’s most patriotic town” should be home to possibly the tallest flagpole in Rhode Island. Unfortunately, instead of lofting the stars and stripes high above Bristol, the pole has been laying on the docks at the Herreshoff Marine Museum for more than a year. The 107-foot-tall wooden flagpole that flies a

Tiverton’s Stone Bridge abutment plans buffeted

Delay, deterioration mean plans need to be redrawn  TIVERTON — Already twice delayed, the Stone Bridge abutment renovation project has encountered another obstacle that officials believe will cause further delays, and inconvenience. “It’s a change of conditions from what most people are expecting to hear,” Town Administrator Matt Wojcek told the Tiverton Town Council at

Chris Pastore grew up a short walk from Mussachuck Beach.

Barrington native pens book about the bay

Christopher Pastore grew up a short walk away from Mussachuck Beach in West Barrington. When he was younger, he spent summer afternoons exploring the shoreline and collecting seashells, and later in life he filled his days sailing on Narragansett Bay and fishing for striped bass and bluefish. On summer nights he would lay in bed

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Bristol duo wins national music video contest

Bristol music duo Tyler & Ryan are garnering national attention after winning a music video contest hosted by Ryan Seacrest. Musicians Tyler and Ryan Falcoa, teenage brothers from Bristol, won for their cover of Meghan Trainor’s hit, “All about that Bass.” Ryanseacrest.com asked voters to cast their ballots for their favorite cover video of the

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Garden creates space for ‘support, reflection, meditation’

When Bristol’s Laurie Cordeiro was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer in 2009, she knew her time was short, but she certainly made the most of it. While battling the incurable disease, Ms. Cordeiro found comfort in family friends and community resources like the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation, which built a Garden of Hope in

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Bristol Maritime Center bids submitted

At noontime on Wednesday, Oct. 8, the Town of Bristol opened up the three responses submitted in the quest to find a construction contractor to design and build the proposed maritime center in the former armory building near the Church Street dock. The lowest bid came from Alhambra Building Company of Warwick at $607,000. Tavares