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Homecoming King and Queen, Morgan Chaves and Justin Ursini pose gracefully for photographers after the ceremony during halftime of the Huskies football game against Rogers High School. Photos by Rich Dionne

Ursini and Chaves are Mt. Hope’s king and queen

Ursini and Chaves are Mt. Hope’s king and queen

BRISTOL—Justin Ursini and Morgan Chaves were named Mt. Hope High School’s Homecoming King and Queen during halftime of the Huskies football game against Rogers High School at Thomas Vendituoli Field on Friday night. The Mt. Hope marching band and cheerleaders performed for the exuberant crowd before the Homecoming court was announced.

126 Lilac Lane, Portsmouth

Open houses: 22 planned in East Bay this weekend

Looking for your next home, want to check out the competition, or just in the mood to play House Hunters? The following open houses are scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Collins Court — Sunday, Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Multi-level, 4, 3, $669,000. Residential Properties, Kerri Payne, 401-245-9600. 3

81 Governor Bradford Drive, Barrington

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes changed hands around the East Bay recently: Barrington 81 Governor Bradford Drive — $555,000 9 Saint Andrews Way — $610,000 42 Riverside Drive — $473,000 45 Shore Drive — $374,000 270 Nayatt Road — $238,000 2 Oxford Road — $375,000 24 New Meadow Road — $195,000 Bristol 7 Sullivan Lane — $350,000

Councilman Edward Stuart makes a point while Councilwoman Mary Parella looks on during the Bristol forum Tuesday night.

Bristol council candidates face off

From education funding to economic development to liquor licenses in Bristol, Town Council candidates stated their platforms on a bevy of topics during the last public forum before the Nov. 4 election. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, East Bay Newspapers and the East Bay Chamber of Commerce, the forum pitted the eight candidates

victoria sousa

5k run to raise scholarship funds, flu awareness in Victoria’s name

Five years ago, an otherwise healthy, young Bristol girl contracted the flu, not unusual for a student in close contact with others kids who frequently carry such viruses. But in Victoria Sousa’s case, her particular strain of flu proved too much to fight off. “Victoria was perfectly healthy, athletic, never sick,” her mother, Cathy Sousa,

Jen (Proulx) Friese with husband Jay and boys Jamie and Jack.

Warren woman optimistic amidst lymphoma fight

Jen (Proulx) Friese is trying not to let her recent diagnosis of Stage IV Mantle Cell Lymphoma slow her down. She is facing a long course of treatment, but “I feel fine,” the 30-year-old Warren resident said. Ms. Friese, an insurance professional who is married with two young boys, found out she had lymphoma about