Fire destroys Ferry Farm dairy barns

Two winters ago, the weight of heavy snow took out the roofs of two at Westport’s Ferry Farm. The farmers rebuilt and were able to return to the dairy business. The Friday night, those barns …
Large Colonial has woods, privacy, space and room to grow

The Holly Brook neighborhood of Tiverton is the setting for this large colonial surrounded by nature and tranquility. The home at 19 Morning Dove Drive in Tiverton, built in 1997, is on two …

Fourth of July Concert Series Schedule

The Fourth of July Concert Series continues Saturday night with some classical tunes. The American Band is a symphonic concert band comprised of more than 50 musicians from Rhode Island, …

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Barrington throwers finish 1-2-3 at national meet

Barrington's Bobby Colantonio, Adam Kelly and Mike Alvernaz shared a special reunion on Friday at the USA Track and Field Junior Championships. The three locals finished first, second and …

Bristol Police: 'Suspicious' activity, loud partiers

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between June 13 and June 20:Monday, June 13Police assisted with an accident around noon at Narrows Road and Ursula Drive during which a …

Kazarian will seek third term from East Providence House District 63

EAST PROVIDENCE — Katherine S. Kazarian has announced her intention to run for re-election to represent the residents of District 63 in East Providence. She was first elected in …

E.P. Rec Department sponsors youth meals program

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Department of Recreation announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. This program is designed primarily to provide meals to …

Portsmouth neighbors vent over McCorrie Beach disputes

PORTSMOUTH — Neighborly love was often in short supply during a commuprnity meeting Thursday night regarding recent disputes at McCorrie Point Beach.

Fourth of July Concert Series Schedule

The Fourth of July Concert Series resumes Friday night with Crushed Velvet is a hard-rockin' band that plays "all the music your parents told you not to listen to you." The band, which covers …

Warren man's hilarious Rhode Island video goes viral

A video on all that is great about Rhode Island has accumulated more than 130,000 online views since it was posted Friday morning by Warren resident Ben DeCastro.Mr. DeCastro, a volunteer Warren …

House Hunt: Open Houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend:Barrington 54 Clarke Road — Saturday, June 25, 1-3 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $850,000. Coleman Realtors, …
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231st Bristol Fourth of July Celebration

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Opinion
Letter: Book reviews a welcome Phoenix feature

To the editor: I was very glad to see reviews by Donna Bruno in the Life section of this past week’s Bristol Phoenix since I hadn’t seen them in quite a while. Both my wife and I look …

Letter: Leave empty recycling bins on the curb

Rhode Island has its own Phantom of the Opera

Letter: Tell state legislators to hit the highway

Letter: Barrington needs to provide public trash cans

Police Report
Bristol arrests: Domestic abuse, DUI, elderly assault

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week:Caley Nessar, 27, of 43 School House Road, Warren, was charged with driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical …

DUI suspect arrested for striking East Providence Police cruiser

Tiverton Police: Graffitti suspect nabbed

Little Compton Police: Firewood heist solved

Tiverton man injures head crashing into road sign

Things to Do
Melissa Etheridge bringing her show to the South Coast

Grammy Award-winner Melissa Etheridge returns to the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, June 29, at 8 p.m. with her M.E. Solo tour. A limited run in an intimate setting, Melissa will play …

Fourth of July Concert Series Schedule

OLMC Feast planned on Bristol Town Common

Photos: Naval Academy ships sail into Bristol, open for tours

Atwater Donnelly CD party Saturday in Warren

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