Tag Archives: Bristol

Newspaper’s photographer brings humanity to print

To the editor: Weekly, in Bristol Phoenix, I look for a cause celebré in Bristol town that would illicit a special photo by Richard W. Dionne, Jr. — seems to me his work is humanity in print. Persons caught by lens in an instant, reflecting the gamut of emotions — triumph, exultation, pure happiness, defeat,

Roger Williams University students stand next to the table of presents they will deliver to six Bristol families this Christmas.

Bristol families receive Christmas joy from local college students

Students at Roger Williams University are doing their part to make Christmas a little bit better for some Bristol families this year. The RWU Student Volunteer Association is conducting a “giving tree” program that will benefit six low-income families from Bristol. More than 25 students in the association received the wish list items from the families

Bristol Animal Control supervisor Dyanne Gibree talks about the need for a new shelter.

Barrington town manager says he’s interested in discussing a regional shelter

In Barrington, there is no animal shelter. In Warren, the animal shelter is showing its years. And in Bristol, the price to build a new animal shelter is more expensive than officials ever expected. But according to Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis, there could be a simple solution to all three towns’ dilemmas: a regional

Manuel L. daSilva

Prominent physican, Manuel L. daSilva, M. D. dies after brief illness

Manuel L. daSilva, M. D., prominent physician, historian, author, and activist in the Portuguese-American community, died early Sunday morning, Oct. 21, at R. I. Hospital following an illness of a few days. He was 86 years of age. Dr. daSilva was associated with the Bristol County Medical Center for over 35 years, beginning in 1963.