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Manny DaSilva inscribes a  note honoring his wife's memory. Patricia DaSilva died July 2 of lung cancer.

Bristol firefighters host Pink Heals, offer support

Bristol firefighters host Pink Heals, offer support

The winter will soon roll in, and Manny DaSilva will have to learn how to blow dry his children’s feet. It was something their mom used to do, to warm their toes when it got cold. Sadly, Patricia DaSilva died of lung cancer July 2, and now the Bristol father is raising two young boys,

Former Bristol firefighter sentenced for special hazards crash

Clayton Hardon, 24, a former Bristol volunteer firefighter pleaded guilty today in Providence County Superior Court to all charges stemming from a July 16, 2011 incident in which he took a Bristol Fire Department special hazards vehicle from the Dreadnaught’s fire company for a joyride before crashing it on Woodlawn Avenue. Judge Netti C. Vogel

This was the scene at 25 Paine Ave. around 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Fire’s out in Bristol

Bristol fire crews were briefly on the scene of a reported fire at the 25 Paine Ave. home of Jean DeBronzo. Paine Avenue is about 300 yards from the bottom of Narrows Road. Fire crews were called to the home just after 6 p.m. and were leaving by 6:30 p.m.

Bristol receives $150,000 in federal grant to help fire department

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced over $1.65 million in federal funds to recruit more volunteer firefighters statewide and help fire departments in Pawtucket and Bristol  purchase essential pieces of firefighting equipment. The Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs Foundation (RIAFCF) is being awarded

Bristol Rotary and fire department hosting food drive

The Bristol Rotary Club and the Bristol Fire Department will team up on Sunday, Jan. 27 along with volunteers, going door to door to collect non-perishable food donations to the Bristol Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen. Volunteers will deliver plastic bags to Bristol residents on Jan. 20; residents are asked to leave non-perishable food in these