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Nina Murphy pulls a crossing flag from its container at the corner of Hope Street and State Street.

Bristol takes ‘one small step’ to improve pedestrian safety

Bristol takes ‘one small step’ to improve pedestrian safety

Ever since the Hope Street reconstruction project, said Bristol resident and local business owner Nancy Chace, walking through downtown has become more of a challenge. After a recent encounter near Colt-Andrews School when Ms. Chace had to pull her daughter out of the way of a passing car despite the presence of a crossing guard

Alvimedica shows its speed en-route to a win in Saturday's in-port race. David Ramos/Volvo Ocean Race

Enright, Alvimedica — And they’re off

CUT Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race Bristol’s Charlie Enright and the young crew of Alvimedica set off on their race around the globe Saturday as the Volvo Ocean Race sets sail from Alicante, Spain. This first leg takes the seven-boat fleet of 65-footers 6,487 miles to Cape Town, South Africa. First though, skipper Enright guided Alvimedica to victory

EPPD photo: Raymond Dubord, of Bristol, was arrested on a charge of simple assault on a 10-year-old girl in East Providence.

East Providence Police charge Bristol man with child assault

EAST PROVIDENCE — A Bristol man previously convicted on child molestation charges was arrested once again Wednesday, July 23, by East Providence Police for an alleged assault on a 10-year-old girl at a health club in city late last week. Raymond J. Dubord, 63, of 50 Monroe St., was detained by Bristol Police and transferred

Bristol Warren Education Foundation awards more than $52,000 in grants

To the editor: The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) is pleased to announce the awarding of $52,710 in grant funding for the 2014-15 school year. The funds will support 28 programs that will impact students in each of the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s (BWRSD) schools. The diverse array of programs presented by the BWRSD

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BWEF awards more than $52,000 in grants

The students of Bristol and Warren received some good news this week, a boost in support for innovative programs and classes. The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) has awarded $52,710 in funding for the 2014-15 school year. The funds will support 27 grants that impact students in each of the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s schools.

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BCWA: Water bills to increase March 1

Bristol County Water Authority customers will see an increase in their water bills starting March 1. BCWA board members approved a 4-percent rate increase during its December meeting, for fiscal year 2015. In a letter to Barrington, Bristol and Warren Town Councils, BCWA Executive Director Pam Marchand said that the rate increase is necessary to

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Local churches set holiday service schedules

EAST PROVIDENCE — Area churches have set their Christmas Eve service schedule, including the Haven Methodist Church located at 200 Taunton Ave. The Haven service is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, in the chapel. For more information call 438-4911. Come worship. Regularly scheduled worship services take place on Sundays at 10 a.m. Sunday

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