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Bristol Oyster Bar chef Adi Mandel shucks oysters to prepare for Wednesday's soft opening.

New Bristol Oyster Bar adds flare to New England fare

New Bristol Oyster Bar adds flare to New England fare

Peter Sebring has been farming oysters in Portsmouth’s Coggleshell Cove for nearly 15 years. He has dreamed of owning a restaurant for much longer. This weekend, Mr. Sebring’s two passions combine with the opening of the Bristol Oyster Bar. “When I was a little kid, I always hoped to one day have a restaurant,” Mr.

Shown (from left) are runners Nayden Braga, Adam Orwiler, Ryder Ferris, Keegan Hanley, Coach Brian Beausoleil, Nick Januario, Cameron Rancourt and Devon Loiselle

KMS cross country places 6th at States

The Kickemuit Middle School cross country team had a good weekend at Warwick’s Goddard State Park this past weekend, finishing sixth out of 31 teams competing in the Rhode Island State Middle School Championships. Apart from the strong overall showing, there were individual high points as well. Varsity eighth grader Ryder Ferris finished 28 out

Fire Chief Bob Martin, left, gets assistance from rescue department staff member Courtney Lancaster as the department learns the precautionary protocols used to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

Ebola fears prompt new Bristol EMS protocol

With the heightened attention the deadly Ebola virus has received in the national media lately, local rescue workers are taking extra precautions, which means more questions for patients seeking help. “Since (Ebola) has raised its ugly head, we’ve started preparing over the last couple of months,” said Chief Martin. Patients with flu-like symptoms who call

Mt. Hope student Matthew Zufelt dresses as "Chucky" during last year's haunted house.

Mt. Hope goes ‘old-school’ with horror house

Frankenstein, Dracula and the Wolfman, among other creepy creatures will be stalking the halls of Mt. Hope High School this week as the Mt. Hope Masqueraders present their annual haunted house and Halloween party. Children of all ages are welcome to the high school Oct. 29 and 30, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. for a Halloween

Members of the community stand along a path shaped like a pink breast cancer awareness ribbon during a dedication of the Garden of Hope in front of the Quinta-Gamelin Center Friday afternoon.

Garden dedicated to Laurie, ‘sisters still fighting the fight’

Creating a place “for her legacy to live on,” town officials and members of Laurie Cordeiro’s family dedicated a public Garden of Hope Friday, paying tribute to the Bristol woman who was dedicated to the project she didn’t get to see to its conclusion. “This is everything my mom hoped and dreamed it would be,

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Bristol Police: RIPTA snub, ‘careless’ restroom use

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 13 and Oct. 19: Monday, Oct. 13 A bicycle was reported stolen on King Phillip Avenue. It turned out the owner’s roommate had borrowed the bike to run errands. Officers restored the peace on Franklin Street after being called there for disorderly residents around

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