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Bristol resident and state Rep. Raymond Gallison and his wife, Diane, share a laugh during an interview on Friday. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Rep. Gallison named Chief Marshal

Rep. Gallison named Chief Marshal

After leading the charge to help area veterans get assistance and recognition, fighting against LNG in Mt. Hope Bay and tolls on the bridge, and leading the House Finance Committee as its chairman, Bristol resident and state Rep. Raymond Gallison will take on another leadership role, one that he calls “an overwhelming honor.” “Typically, (the


Fundraisers keep Bristol’s 4th afloat

It’s still a few months until July 4, but Bristol’s 4th plans are well underway, with a host of events to help finance the holiday celebration. Here’s a list of ongoing and upcoming fundraisers to finance the country’s oldest Independence Day celebration: 25-week lottery A 25-week lottery began January 10 and runs through July 3,

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Show patriotic pride on your bumper

Rhode Island residents can show their American pride wherever they go, while helping support the oldest patriotic celebration in the country. The Bristol 4th of July Committee is working with the state to offer authentic 4th of July license plates to Rhode Island residents. For a one-time fee of $41.50, residents can have their current

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Letter: Partying is not patriotism

As a native Bristolian who now lives somewhere else, I congratulate all Bristolians on another successful celebration of America’s Independence Day — and I ask you to stop this shameless self-promotion as America’s most patriotic town. There are three things about patriotism Bristolians need to keep in mind: Patriotism is much more than parades, flags,