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Rep. Marshall elected Bristol Democratic chairman

Rep. Marshall elected Bristol Democratic chairman

State Rep. Kenneth Marshall will lead the local Democratic party, taking over for John Faria, who stepped aside after 19 years leading the group. The Bristol Democrat Town Committee elected a slate of new officers for the 2015-2017 term. In addition to Chairman Marshall, the officers include Vice Chairperson Denise Asciola, Treasurer Tony Rego, Recording

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Leg 5 Cape Horn

Rounding the Horn

Team Alvimedica , skippered by Bristol’s Charlie Enright, rounded Cape Horn Monday at the front of the shrinking Volvo Ocean Race fleet. The passage past sailing’s most respected landmark was a fast one with boats speeds in the mid-twenties. The night before, another of the entries, the Chinese Dongfeng Race Team boat, lost the top


School bill up in Bristol, down in Warren

Warren residents will see their tax bills drop after the Joint Finance Committee set a regional school budget Thursday night that includes a $350,000 reduction in Warren education aid compared to last year. The $54.42 million school budget approved by the JFC Thursday is about $980,000 less than Bristol Warren Regional school administrators had asked


Prudence home offers private, luxurious escape

Solitude and luxury — the perfect pairing for a get-away home. This comfortable three bedroom, two bathroom home on Prudence Island has all the bells and whistles, nestled in natural surroundings. The property at 243 Bay Ave. has sweeping water views and can be used as a year-round or vacation home. With nearly 4,000 square

Grayson Lautieri (right) who’s being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, poses with his baby brother, Ryker, who has Down syndrome.

Firefighters to go ‘bald’ for Bristol boy

BRISTOL — Firefighters from Portsmouth, Bristol and Barrington will be among those getting clipped for a cause on Tuesday, March 31. Nine-year-old Grayson Lautieri of Bristol, the son of Dominic and Courtney Lautieri, was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a form of cancer of the white blood cells. Mr. Lautieri, who goes by “Nick,”