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The new BankFive branch at Metacom and Gooding avenues will celebrate its grand opening Saturday, Nov. 15.

BankFive combines technology with personal service

BankFive combines technology with personal service

As technology in banking has increased in recent years, fewer people tend to walk into a bank branch, preferring to conduct most of their money management online. But many still like the person-to-person service that can only come from a brick and mortar bank. BankFive, the newest financial institution in Bristol, aims to combine the

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Off the Market: Tiverton land among properties sold

The following properties in the East Bay changed hands recently, including a 177-acre waterfront tract of open land on Fish Road in Tiverton that sold for more than $1 million to Tiverton Heights LP: Barrington 4 Burr Ave. — $255,000 10 Walnut Road — $407,000 6 Rosedale Ave. — $234,000 Bristol 50 Everett Ave. —

Mt. Hope High School student actors Lauren James (back-left), Rachel Cloutier, Emily Harmesen, Lauren Borges (front-left) and Skylar Kallman rehearse for their upcoming performance of "We Survived! Stories of Survival from the Armenian Genocide of 1915."

Mt. Hope play tells horrors of Armenian genocide

On April 24, 1915, one of the greatest tragedies of modern times began, resulting in the deaths of nearly two million people and setting the stage for future ethnic cleansing, including Adolph Hitler’s slaughter of the Jews a couple decades later. And yet, many Americans know little about the plight of the Armenian people, the

Letter: A message of gratitude and optimism for Bristol

With the 2014 election concluded, and a week post-election to rest, reset and let the dust settle, I am writing to express how unabashedly thankful, humbled and blessed I am for all the support and well-wishes I have received throughout my Town Council run. Although unsuccessful, I am eternally grateful for the 2,000 voters who

Kickemuit players carry goalkeeper Thea Brum after a shut-out win for the state championship Tuesday afternoon.

Kickemuit girls win state soccer championship

Behind some strong goal tending and timely scoring, the Kickemuit girls soccer team beat Cole Middle School 2-0 for the middle school state championship Tuesday afternoon. The East Greenwich team controlled the ball most of the game, keeping it in their offensive end, but Kickemuit goalkeeper Thea Brum stopped everything that came her way, making


Six immortalized in RWU Athletic Hall of Fame

Six local athletes will forever be remembered after being inducted into the Roger Williams University Athletics Hall of Fame. The third class of the university’s hall of fame includes athletes and coaches in a range of sports, including basketball, wrestling, softball, baseball and lacrosse. The inductees include: Vincent Godwin. Mr. Godwin played basketball at the