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Bristol arrest log: Accused child molester among those charged

Bristol arrest log: Accused child molester among those charged

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Richard Pacheco, 48, of 4 Dixon Ave., Bristol, was arrested on a 6th District Court Bench warrant on Oct. 6. Danny Demelo, 43, of 7 River St., Bristol, was arrested Oct. 7 on a warrant for an original charge of larceny. Kyle Dambrosio, 30, of

3 Freeborn Road, Bristol

Open houses: Dozens planned around East Bay

Whether you’re looking for your next home, checking out the competition or just looking for some interior decorating ideas, open houses are always a great place to start. Here’s a list of open houses scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 5 Hillside Ave. — Sunday, Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cape,

Abby Bratsos meticulously rolls clay in her hands to make a band for her bowl. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

‘Bowls for Hunger’ art project to benefit food pantry

A group of third-grade students spent an hour last Friday rolling and manipulating clay and fashioning swirly designs to decorate the outside of their clay bowls. But these aren’t just any bowls. Not only can they be used to hold food, they’ll help provide food for hundreds of hungry local residents. Funded by a grant

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Prudence Island house fire claims a life

A Thursday evening fire claimed the life of a man and destroyed a house on Prudence Island’s Ross Lane Thursday evening. A firefighter was also taken to the hospital for treatment of an undisclosed injury. Prudence Island volunteer firefighters were first to respond to the call just after 7 p.m. and found the house fully

Giant pumpkin viewers look on during the weight off. Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Giant pumpkin records nearly squashed

By Ted Hayes The pumpkins were huge, and a squash lived up to its name by flattening the state record when gardeners on steroids converged on Frerichs Farm Sunday for the annual Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers’ annual weigh-off. Lexington, Mass. grower Charles Lieber, who moonlights as a chemistry professor at Harvard University, took the top

80 Schooner Drive, Portsmouth

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes throughout the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 9 Chapin Road — $543,000 5 Copper Kettle Lane — $332,000 10 Sylvester St. — $163,000 20 Williams St. — $285,000 3 Clover Lane — $90,000 Hart Lane — $945,000 East Providence 330 Brown St. — $1 14 Harding Ave. — $580,000 9 Oak

Colt Andrews kindergartener William Massey blasts a water stream from a firehose into High Street with Dreadnaught’s past captain of Engine 4, Scott Illingworth. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Future firefighters

Kindergarten students from Colt Andrews School got a first-hand look at the life of a firefighter thanks to Dreadnaught’s past captain of Engine 4, Scott Illingworth. The tour, arranged by kindergarten teacher Donna Cheatom, was part of Fire Prevention Week activities. Mr. Illingworth demonstrated the equipment and clothing used by firefighters, and gave the students