Saturday, February 13, 2016
Bristol

Bristol

Shovelers, sledders and walkers were out enjoying the white stuff during the snow storm on Friday morning. Roads were well traveled despite the heavy snow that left streets slick and sloppy throughout the East Bay.

By Bruce Burdett A most unusual boat with some special skills has been turning heads by Bristol Harbor lately. Passersby near Independence Park got a glimpse a couple of weeks ago as the large, dark-hulled, military-looking craft idled from the water to the ramp — and kept right on going. No trailer needed, it motored up the ramp under its own power...

WESTPORT — It’s not every day you see young girls dancing to a voiceover that references fish fossils, blood cells and losing babies. But that’s what’s happening at Erin Rae’s School of Dance in Westport, where a competitive dance squad is interpreting a somber piece written by Portsmouth author Kelly Kittel and choreographed by Pamela Mateus. “I said to Miss Pam, ‘Can...

The Community Concert Series at St. Michael's is proud to present five-time Grammy nominees, Roomful of Blues, a Rhode Island institution celebrating 45 years of kicking the blues! Audiences will enjoy the sizzling mix of jazz, blues, rock ’n’ roll, jump and swing vintage music of  the late 1940’s and early 1950's from this smokin' 8 member ensemble. Dinner/concert packages...

For the first time, Russell Warren's complete body of work will be assembled, digitized, and made accessible to the public. It's likely that Russell Warren would have been suspicious of 21st century technology. Perhaps this is an unfair generalization, but the truth is, most seniors tend to be "late adopters"—and Warren (had he not died before the Civil War) would...

Emery H. Pineo, 40, of Little Compton, passed away on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, surrounded by his family, at Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River. He was the beloved son of Emery G. Pineo, III and Lindsey (Knight) Pineo of Little Compton. Emery was born in Providence and earned his certificate of attendance at the age of 21 from the...

Worldwide, about one third of all seabird species are now globally threatened because of effects of invasive predatory mammals, marine pollution, coastal development and effects of global warming are growing concerns. A recent study has shown that 60% of all seabirds have vanished in the last 60 years. Dr. Stephen Kress, Director of National Audubon Society's Seabird Restoration Program...

The Speakout line is back, and it's better than ever. Before the internet gave voice to everyone with a laptop and a screw loose, The Bristol Phoenix had the Speakout line. It's the original comment section. Many of you love it. Some hate it. It is what it is: A way for people to anonymously complain or cheer for...

Mt. Hope's Dan McDonough, Noah Braga, Neil Thibaudeau and Fred Belham pinned their opponents to lead the Huskies over Barrington, 60-20, in a Friday night showdown at Barrington. Matt Leonard and Jacob Mosby had pins for the Eagles. Barrington gave up six weight classes in the match. The win boosts Mt. Hope's record to 4-4 in Division I-B, while the Eagles fall to 0-6. Click...

The Bristol Republican Town Committee (BRTC) will host a Presidential Primary Signature Drive in an effort to get all republican presidential candidates on the Rhode Island ballot in time for the April 26 primary. The event will be held this Saturday, January 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the conference room on the lower floor of the Roger’s Free...

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