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Middle school gets $1.6million auditorium upgrade

Anyone who spent time in the Kickemuit Middle School knows what a dark, hot place the old auditorium was — but no more. When students arrive back to school this Wednesday, they will be greeted to a state-of-the-artauditorium, paid for mostly with more than $1.2 million in state funds. Workers spent the spring and summer

Bristol Deputy Fire Chief Frank Sousa (center), shown during Firemen's Memorial services.

Bristol Police release details of fatal crash

Bristol Police Chief Josue Canario has released a statement about the fatal crash involving a Bristol Fire Department deputy chief. The statement reads: On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at 5:56 p.m. Bristol Fire Department and Police Department were called to the property of 535 Metacom Ave. for a single vehicle crash. Located on the north


Anti-sexism activist in Bristol

Anti-sexism activist Jackson Katz challenges men and women to confront attitudes about American manhood and gender violence and offers solutions from his “bystander approach” to create cultural change to stem violence against women, with his presentation “More Than a Few Good Men: American Manhood and Violence Against Women.” Katz’s presentation will be followed by roundtable


Warren firefighters pluck bird from tree

What goes up must eventually come down. But a bird, of all creatures, needed a helping hand getting down from a tall tree on Fatima Drive last week, and the Fire Department, bucket tuck in tow, was there to help. Linwood Road resident Mary Grey was sitting around the house last Monday when Jessie, her

Lydia Simao Benevides, Bristol

Lydia Simao Benevides, loving wife of the late August Benevides and daughter of Manuel and Emilia Simao, passed away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at home in Redlands, Calif. She was formerly of Bristol, and St. Helena, Calif. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Helena Catholic Church