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Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes changed hands around the East Bay recently: Barrington 81 Governor Bradford Drive — $555,000 9 Saint Andrews Way — $610,000 42 Riverside Drive — $473,000 45 Shore Drive — $374,000 270 Nayatt Road — $238,000 2 Oxford Road — $375,000 24 New Meadow Road — $195,000 Bristol 7 Sullivan Lane — $350,000

Councilman Edward Stuart makes a point while Councilwoman Mary Parella looks on during the Bristol forum Tuesday night.

Bristol council candidates face off

From education funding to economic development to liquor licenses in Bristol, Town Council candidates stated their platforms on a bevy of topics during the last public forum before the Nov. 4 election. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, East Bay Newspapers and the East Bay Chamber of Commerce, the forum pitted the eight candidates

victoria sousa

5k run to raise scholarship funds, flu awareness in Victoria’s name

Five years ago, an otherwise healthy, young Bristol girl contracted the flu, not unusual for a student in close contact with others kids who frequently carry such viruses. But in Victoria Sousa’s case, her particular strain of flu proved too much to fight off. “Victoria was perfectly healthy, athletic, never sick,” her mother, Cathy Sousa,

Jen (Proulx) Friese with husband Jay and boys Jamie and Jack.

Warren woman optimistic amidst lymphoma fight

Jen (Proulx) Friese is trying not to let her recent diagnosis of Stage IV Mantle Cell Lymphoma slow her down. She is facing a long course of treatment, but “I feel fine,” the 30-year-old Warren resident said. Ms. Friese, an insurance professional who is married with two young boys, found out she had lymphoma about

New East Bay Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Cidalia Rodrigues, center, presented Roger Williams University President Donald Farish with the Chamber's award for Business of the Year and Bristol resident Bette Walpole with Citizen of the Year during the Chamber's annual Awards Dinner Oct. 16 at Jacky's Galaxie. 

East Bay Chamber honors RWU, Bristol resident

Bridging the skills gap between local businesses and area high school graduates will be the focus of the East Bay Chamber of Commerce in 2015. Cidalia Rodrigues, incoming chairwoman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, told a crowded room at Jacky’s Galaxie Oct. 16, that the topic was one of frustration among members. “We recognize

Mary Pimental Carinha, well-known in Bristol's Portuguese community, celebrated her 100th birthday last week.

Secret to longevity: Bowl of ice cream a night

Upon entering the Venus de Milo banquet room Sunday afternoon, an admittedly nervous 100-year-old woman looked around and was amazed at what she saw. “I never knew I had this many friends,” said the diminutive Mary Pimental Carinha, who became one of Bristol’s latest centenarians. “There are so many people here.” Although Mrs. Carinha officially