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

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

A Martin Avenue resident's dog attacked a Mega Disposal employee on Friday morning, biting his right leg.

Two East Bay towns are talking trash

Peter DeAngelis has some simple advice for Tony Teixeira. The Barrington town manager knows firsthand how difficult, how delicate, the privatization of refuse and recycling collection can be for a community, and recommends that as Mr. Teixeira, the Bristol town administrator, begins that discussion emotions are checked at the door. “They need to stay focused

Hector Massa was the center of attention as approximately 300 family members and friends gathered to celebrate his 90th birthday Sunday at the Venus de Milo.

Bristol celebrates Hector Massa’s 90th birthday

Laughter and tears filled the main ballroom at the Venus de Milo in Swansea Sunday afternoon as nearly 300 family members and friends gathered to help celebrate Bristol icon Edmund P. “Hector” Massa’s 90th birthday. It was a celebration for the ages … literally. Actually, Hector’s birthday was Dec. 28, but thanks to his wife, Shirley,

Keepers is a new consignment shop in Bristol specializing in men's clothes.

Men’s clothing consignment store opens in Bristol

A new consignment clothing shop in Bristol aims to reach an otherwise neglected market: Men. “It’s definitely true,” said Bonnie Poisson, who just opened up her Keeper’s men’s clothing resale shop at 580 Wood St. “So many guys I know love getting bargains but there wasn’t (a consignment store) that was focused only on men.” Keepers specializes in quality