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Carol Holmes, 82, Bristol

Carol (Connelly) Holmes, 82, formerly of 149 Hopeworth Ave., Bristol (Hopeworth Estates), died peacefully Tuesday, July 29, at the Sakonnet Bay Manor, Tiverton, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Richard W. Holmes, who preceded her in death 1991. Born in Dubuque, Iowa, and a Bristol resident for many years,

From left, Henry Cabral, Jim Gervais, Joe Simeone and Mark DeFelice work the scorer's booth during the RI State Little Championship hosted by Bristol. Photos by Rich Dionne

Bristol’s KPLL showcased during state tournament

While Thursday, July 24 was a great day for the Cumberland American Little League team of 11 and 12 year-olds after defeating Cranston Western, 8 to 7, the week-long Rhode Island State Championship Tournament was also a win for King Philip Little League, the organization selected to host this year’s event. From the team dinner

From left, Henry Cabral, Jim Gervais, Joe Simeone and Mark DeFelice work the scorer's booth during the RI State Little Championship hosted by Bristol. Photos by Rich Dionne

From Bristol to Bristol, Little League champs on their way

While Thursday, July 24 was a great day for the Cumberland American Little League team of 11 and 12 year-olds after defeating Cranston Western, 8 to 7, the week-long Rhode Island State Championship Tournament was also a win for King Philip Little League, the organization selected to host this year’s event. From the team dinner

PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth police officer stopped a woman from jumping off the Mt. Hope Bridge Saturday afternoon, according to police. On Saturday at 3:35 p.m., police responded to the bridge for the report of a female walking on the span. Officer David Powers located the female near the center span, standing on the railings

Jodi "Hollywood" Davock lets a long pass fly. Photos by Tim Marshall

Alum clash on gridiron for fun, Huskies’ sports

The Bristol Warren Gridiron Club hosted the first of its semi-annual alumni games on Saturday, July 26, pitting teams from the former Warren and Bristol High Schools against each other in an event to help raise money for those playing on Mt. Hope’s gridiron. Event organizer Mark Rynhard said Saturday’s event was “the best event

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Bristol residents charged in cocaine ring investigation

Seven Bristol residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with an organized cocaine distribution ring brought down by a State Police operation dubbed “Get Shorty.” The two-year investigation by the State Police High Intensity Drug Task Force and the Providence Police focused on Angel Martinez — know as “Shorty” — of Providence, suspected of running the

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Pump malfunction floods Mt. Hope

A sprinkler system breakdown and resulting flood at Mt. Hope High School last week caused nearly $100,000 in damage, of which the Bristol Warren Regional School District will pay upwards of $60,000. The School Committee Budget and Facilities subcommittee Monday approved first passage of the emergency repairs, which include a new pump to control the

Bristol Parks and Recreation Director Walter Burke points out the benefits of the stormwater runoff prevention project at the Town Beach.

Watershed report lauds Bristol stormwater project

A project at Bristol Town Beach to capture storm water runoff and treat it through natural means before it reaches the bay has been lauded by one of the preeminent organizations responsible for monitoring water quality in Rhode Island. The 2014 Watershed Counts Report published by the Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island

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