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Ella Patalano, 5, of Warren, was beaming from ear-to-ear while sitting in Santa's lap.

Tradition continues with Children’s Christmas Party

Tradition continues with Children’s Christmas Party

By the time Santa arrived via Bristol Fire Department’s Engine 4, the children were already hopped up on cupcakes, pizza and juice, and most axioms to greet their holiday hero. It was one of the largest turnouts in recent memory Sunday for the annual Cup Defenders Association Children’s Christmas party, a tradition dating back 79


House of the Week: Waterfront on Nanaquacket Pond

With 1.7 acres to roam and views of Nanaquaket Pond, you might think you’re strolling through a town park rather than your own backyard. The home at 514 Nanaquaket Road in Tiverton has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms within more than 1,700 square feet of living space. The gleaming white kitchen opens to a dining

Mt. Hope All-state band finalists include Bryce Obrien (front, left), Elizabeth Hennen, Sara Slusarski, Nicholas Kirby, Kayla Placido, Rose Pansa, Laura Iacono, Sean silva (back, left), Alex Brassard, Kirby Forsberg, CJ Gerhard, Michael Contente, Mitchell Kenna and Justin Slocumb.

Mt. Hope students selected for All State Band/Vocal Festival

After months of endless run throughs of complex musical arrangements, five Mt. Hope High School students were selected to play in the All State Music Festival, a showcase of the top high school musicians and singers. Among the five vocalists and one guitarist who will share the stage with other top musicians in the state

Help prepare meals for needy this Christmas

Volunteers led by the local American Legion Auxiliary will prepare and deliver meals on Christmas Day to the elderly, homebound and needy in Bristol, Warren, Barrington and Riverside. Anyone wanting a meal should call 401-245-5431 by Monday, Dec. 23, and leave a message. Anyone who wants to volunteer in preparing or delivering the meals, or

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Town spreads Christmas cheer to all

Nearly 250 children turned out for the Bristol Parks and Recreation Department Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 13. The morning was filled with festive activities, such as face painting, decoration making, music by Rhythm Quest and enough refreshments to feed an army of hungry elves. Members of the Roger Williams University basketball teams also helped

Community helps mission for hunger-free East Bay

To the editor: On behalf of all of us at the East Bay Food Pantry, I would like to thank our community for the incredible outpouring of support we have experienced during this holiday season. Numerous individuals, families, schools, businesses, churches and civic organizations have donated funds and food to help us carry out our