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Jazz, Doo-wop music to fill the air tonight

Jazz, Doo-wop music to fill the air tonight

After a couple nights of some hard rocking, the Bristol 4th of July Concert Series changes gears tonight for a slightly more relaxed Sunday evening musical experience. Tonight, jazz aficionados will revel in the sounds of Gerry Grimo and the East Bay Jazz Ensemble at 6:30 on the INdependence Park stage. Later, Lee Lewis and the

Boatbuilding instructor Bill Phillips (right) and his class pose with the skiff they build before it is launched at Pirate Cove Marina's Tiverton facility last week. Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Big splash for good Tiverton skiff Tiger

Its Tiverton High School builders had been working on it for many months so it was only fitting that the good skiff Tiger get the full yacht treatment on launch day. After speeches, the 16-footer was hoisted into the air last Tuesday by Pirate Cove Marina’s (Tiverton branch) massive travel-lift. A bottle of bubbly (sparkling

Bristol Marine Preisdent Andy Tyska addresses the Bristol Zoning Board Monday night regarding the marina's proposed expansion, which the board approved.

Bristol Marine expansion wins Zoning, neighbor approval

Bristol Marine can move forward with its planned expansion after the Bristol Zoning Board unanimously approved a special use permit for the marina project Monday night. Marina President Andy Tyska plans to add 200 feet, about doubling the length of his current dock, and add 18 boat slips, bringing the total number of slips to

A Goodwill donation box appeared in Independence Park over the weekend. It is scheduled for removal Monday afternoon.

Goodwill box to be removed from Independence Park

A Goodwill collection box that surprised town officials when it showed up along Bristol’s waterfront over the weekend is slated to be removed Monday afternoon. The 6-foot-tall, white box asking for donations of used clothes, shoes and small toys was placed in Independence Park Friday afternoon, near the end of the bike path, just feet