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Jack Barton will be a torch-carrier at the WaterFire Salute to Veterans on Saturday. Imposed on the left is a photo of him c.1951 while he was stationed in Korea.

Bristol veteran to be honored at WaterFire

Bristol veteran to be honored at WaterFire

Bristol resident John “Jack” Barton, 91, will be participating in the WaterFire Salute to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 9 in Providence. It is the first large-scale community-wide celebration of veterans in Rhode Island. Jack Barton graduated high school in 1940 during a time of uncertainty. The world was engaged in World War II, and the

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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