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On Thanksgiving, Huskies’ heart looks to beat Eagles’ strength

On Thanksgiving, Huskies’ heart looks to beat Eagles’ strength

It’s been eight years since the Mt. Hope Huskies notched a win against Thanksgiving Day football rivals, the Barrington Eagles. It’s also been eight years since T.J. DelSanto has been Mt. Hope’s head coach. In 2012, when the Huskies last hosted the Eagles on Thanksgiving Day, the home team came within a touchdown of victory.

Gabe Medeiros, 3, finishes eating a piece of bread during the Island Child Care Center of Bristol's first Thanksgiving feast on Tuesday morning. Eli Mazzone,3 (left) and Penny Farrell, 3, (right) look on. Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Local kids feast, learn about first Thanksgiving

Local children who attend the Island Child Care Center on Hope Street were treated to a Thanksgiving feast while learning the history behind the original meal shared by Pilgrims and Native Americans. Students dressed up in Pilgrim hats and bonnets and Native American head dresses they made at the school, and enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast

Letter: ‘Lunatic fringe’ to blame for electricity price hike

To the editor: In January, you will receive a painful lesson, which will show you exactly how Rhode Island has become a laughing stock where businesses and retirees are driven away. Your electric bill will sharply increase. That will be caused by a sharp increase in the cost of natural gas, which is the primary

Claudia Franco window shops on Hope Street during the Holiday Preview Friday. Photos by Alex Watrous.

Visitors shop local during Holiday Preview

About a thousand visitors flooded downtown Friday and Saturday nights as Bristol kicked off the holiday season. The annual Holiday Preview featured singing, dancing, food and, of course, good deals at shops and restaurants on Thames and Hope streets, as well as cross roads from Constitution to Bradford streets. Sales were strong both nights, according


Police officer spots bluefin tuna in harbor

Police officers see all kinds of things on the job, but Bristol Patrolman Tim Gallison has a fish story that’s hard to beat. Patrolman Gallison was on patrol at the State Street dock just before midnight Sunday when he heard what sounded like a person splashing in the water at the end of the dock.