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Eugene Sullivan, 84, formerly of Bristol

Retired Master Sergeant Eugene (Gene) P. Sullivan, 84, of Fort Myers, Florida, and formerly of Bristol, passed away on Aug. 9, at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Fla. Born in Bronx, NY, son of the late Patrick and Albertine (Mousseau) Sullivan, he was the husband of Barbara Cordeiro-Sullivan and the late Anita (Giusti) Sullivan. In

Joann LeBlanc, 67, Bristol

Joann “Sara” (Salisbury) LeBlanc, 67, of 2 Laurie Lane, Bristol, died Saturday, Aug. 30, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Norman “Buck” LeBlanc, who preceded her in death in 2009. Born and raised in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Genevieve (Kryzwonos) Salisbury. A resident


James A. Panzarella, 75, Bristol

James A. Panzarella, 75, a lifelong resident of Bristol, passed away Aug. 28, in Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of the late Fern (Tomaz) Panzarella and son of the late Salvatore and Helen (Cortelessa) Panzarella. Mr. Panzarella worked in the jewelry industry for many years before retiring. He also enjoyed going to the YMCA.


Town pulls out the stops to ease Hope Street traffic

Traffic congestion may soon find a little relief in downtown Bristol as the Rhode Island Transit Authority and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation agreed to Bristol’s request to remove some of the bus stops posted in the congested downtown area. The abundance of bus stops along the two mile stretch between Washington Street and

Francisco Noya, Rhode Island Philharmonic Resident Conductor

Rhode Island Philharmonic in Bristol

This Sunday August 31, the RI Philharmonic Pops will once again perform at Independence Park in Bristol. Led by Resident Conductor Francisco Noya, the Summer Pops 2014 program features a variety of compositions including Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King”, Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries”, and music from “Spiderman” by contemporary composer Danny