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On Saturday, Sept. 13, the Rhode Island Warriors took part in the Bold R Dash race held at Yawgoo Valley in Exeter, raising $1,000 for the Wounded Warriors.

Bristol, Warren Warriors helping Wounded Warriors

Bristol, Warren Warriors helping Wounded Warriors

For a group of workout enthusiasts from Bristol and Warren who regularly train at 426 Fitness in Warren, the benefits of their strength and endurance go well beyond what they do in the gym. For them, their strength is shown in what they can do to help others. After spending time in the gym, using

Ann Burke, whose daughter was murdered by her boyfriend in 2005, educates Mt. Hope High School students on relationship violence during an assembly at the school Friday afternoon.

Education key to ending cycle of abuse

Recent controversies in the National Football League have shined a brighter light on the issue of dating violence, a positive development for those who believe awareness and education are key to preventing, or at least mitigating, relationship abuse. Students at Mt. Hope High School got an emotional lesson in the horrors of relationship abuse Friday,

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Body of woman recovered off Prudence Island

PORTSMOUTH — The body of a 73-year-old Tiverton woman was recovered off the east side of Prudence Island Sunday morning after she had been reported missing from a boat moored at Potter’s Cove. The deceased woman was identified Monday morning as Barbara E. Mills of Tiverton, according to Gail Mastrati, spokeswoman for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management

385 Read St., Seekonk

House of the Week: Luxury living in Seekonk countryside

Enjoy luxury and all the modern conveniences while living in a country setting at this North Seekonk home. This contemporary colonial at 585 Read St. in Seekonk, set on a 1.45-acre parcel in the Read Street section of town, features an open floor plan with a formal entry foyer and a sweeping staircase. The large, granite eat-in kitchen includes stainless steel


Coggeshall Farm Museum Harvest Fair in Bristol

Enjoy a weekend of family activity “unplugged” at the Coggeshall Farm Museum 41st annual Harvest Fair, a two-day happening at a living-history farm that depicts Bristol’s agrarian life in 1799. Participate in fun activities for all ages, hay rides, and traditional games. Plant sale, cooking demonstrations, music, art and food. WHERE: Coggeshall Farm, Bristol WHEN:

95 Riverscape Lane, Tiverton, is open Sunday, Sept. 21, noon-2 p.m.

Open Houses: 32 planned this weekend

Whether you’re looking for a new home, checking out the competition or just looking for some new decorating ideas, check out these open houses scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 33 Meadowbrook Drive — Sunday, Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2, $595,000. Residential Properties, Ceci Sartor, 401-245-9600. 9 Cold Spring Road

Chef Rizwan Ahmed prepares a gourmet dish at the Hourglass Brasserie in Bristol. The restaurant will close Saturday night, to be replaced by Christian's Wood Fired Grill in November.
Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Wood grill restaurant to replace Hourglass Brasserie

A staple downtown restaurant is closing its doors after this weekend, to be replaced by another local entity to serve Bristol’s waterfront. The Hourglass Brasserie, at 382 Thames St., announced it is shutting down Saturday, Sept. 20, after five years on Bristol’s waterfront. But this is not necessarily the last Bristol will see of restaurateur


New exhibit at Bristol Art Museum

“Objects for Work, Objects for Play and Objects to Cherish” includes fine art jewelry by Kelly Jean Conroy, interdisciplinary works by Candis Dixon, “Sharpens” pencils by Dalton Ghetti, painting by Dan Golden, miniature sugar carvings by Judith G. Klausner (shown, a sugar carving in an Oreo), photography by Dan McManus and drawing by David Shapleigh. WHERE: Bristol