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Bristol motorist drives flat-tired car through Warren, Barrington

Bristol motorist drives flat-tired car through Warren, Barrington

It was just after 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6 when Barrington police received a radio call from Warren to keep on the lookout for a vehicle with flat tires heading north on Route 114. Soon after, an officer from Barrington spotted the car in question — a 1989 Ford — rolling, well, sort of

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It’s Prudence Island Ferry Inc., for now

Unless another ferry service steps in, Prudence Island Ferry Inc., will remain the sole public transportation from Prudence Island to the Bristoi dock, now and in the future. Following Prudence Island Ferry Inc.’s owner Bruce Medley’s announcement that he would cease operations by Dec. 1, the Town of Portsmouth solicited a request for information, asking

Diana Campbell, executive director of Mosaico Business and Community Development Corp., stands in the remaining rubble that once filled the 41,970 square-foot building, now cleared for potential tenants. Mosaico, a non-profit redevelopment agency, bought the derelict Bristol Industrial Park in October 2010, hoping to revive it.

Mosaico makes progress on Bristol Industrial Park

  Slow and steady. That’s Mosaico’s pace when it comes to cleaning up the Bristol Industrial Park.  It’s been nearly three years since Mosaico Business and Community Development Corp. bought the mill complex, located at 500 Wood St. And while to passersby, change might not be obvious, the current and prospective tenants couldn’t be more

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Save Bristol Harbor to study effects of harbor before work begins

Before the town constructs additional docks and moorings, many are questioning Bristol harbor’s capacity and what effect those might have on its future. Without data, however, it’s hard to determine how many additional docks or moorings to add, or if the town should add any at all. “We know that the north end of the

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Bristol businesses targeted by scam

As part of running the family’s business, Deidre Balzano makes sure that her bills are paid on time. So when Ms. Balzano received a call telling her that she had 60 minutes to settle an outstanding utility bill for Tweet Balzano’s Restaurant, she became skeptical. Still, the man with a Jamaican accent was persistent, telling

Rilwan Feyisitan of Johnston, places his "needs improvement" pin in an area of south Providence.

Locals discuss quality of life at RhodeMap RI forum in Bristol

Despite their efforts to solicit public comment, roughly 35 East Bay residents showed up to the RhodeMap RI workshop, held at Roger Williams University Tuesday night. Program facilitators saturated media outlets, utilized social media outlets, provided childcare, transportation and interpreter services, hoping to generate participation and feedback about “what is working, and what isn’t” for