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Baseball team tryouts are Saturday and Monday

Baseball team tryouts are Saturday and Monday

The R.I. Thieves and R.I. East Bay Eagles AAU baseball programs are teaming up with Inside the Park baseball facility to form the RI Eagles. The program will consist of 11u, 12u, and 13u teams. Tryouts for 11u and 12u will be Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Veterans Park, located at

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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

BWEF grants support a wide range of programs including author and illustrator Grace Lin visiting the students at Guiteras School in 2012. Clockwise surrounding author Grace Lin from left, Samantha Martins, Erika Marshall, Tess Dugan, Zoe Mouligne, Ellery Sparkman, Rachael Ward and Lyla Pacheco.

BWEF funds more than $50,000 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 $50,408 in funding for the 2013-14 school year. The funds will support 25 grants that impact students in each of the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s

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Letter: Bristol Warren Education Foundation funds more than $50,000 in grants

To the editor: The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) is pleased to announce the awarding of $50,408 in grant funding for the 2013-14 school year. The funds will support 25 grants 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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Rescuers need to be rescued after their boat sinks

Two men from Warren who were trying to help a kayaker in distress on Sunday night, ended up needing a helping hand themselves after their boat took on water and sank off Rumstick Point in Barrington. At about 7 p.m., Barrington police received a 911 emergency call, alerting them to boaters who needed assistance. According

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Bill would make bridge, road repair easier for East Providence, others around the state

PROVIDENCE — Calling it a “home run” piece of legislation, Rhode Island Speaker of the House Gordon Fox and other dignitaries announced at a State House briefing Thursday morning, March 21, a proposal which would make it easier for cities and towns to maintain their bridges and roads while also spurring job creation. The “Municipal

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