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Month after sewage spill, DEM re-opens Kickemuit

Month after sewage spill, DEM re-opens Kickemuit

Exactly one month after a sewage spill shut the Kickemuit River to shellfishing, state health officials have re-opened the river and given its waters a clean bill of health. Based on acceptable results of shellfish samples collected Monday, the Department of Environmental Management re-opened the river to shellfishing at sunrise Thursday, July 24. The river

EPPD photo: Raymond Dubord, of Bristol, was arrested on a charge of simple assault on a 10-year-old girl in East Providence.

East Providence Police charge Bristol man with child assault

EAST PROVIDENCE — A Bristol man previously convicted on child molestation charges was arrested once again Wednesday, July 23, by East Providence Police for an alleged assault on a 10-year-old girl at a health club in city late last week. Raymond J. Dubord, 63, of 50 Monroe St., was detained by Bristol Police and transferred

File photo of A&R Marine Corp.’s 112-foot ferry. Several modifications have been made on the boat since this photograph was taken.

CRMC OKs plan for Prudence ferry dock

PORTSMOUTH — The state Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) Tuesday night approved the Town of Portsmouth and A&R Marine Corp.’s application to build a new ferry pier on Prudence Island, according to Town Solicitor Kevin Gavin. The town is leasing to A&R Marine — doing business as Prudence & Bay Islands Transport — a 15,000-square-foot parcel adjacent

Alfred E. Figureid, 92, Warren

Alfred E. “Eddy” Figureid, 92, of Libby Lane, Warren, died Tuesday July 22, at Grace Barker Nursing Home. He was the husband of Ruth (Gervais) Figureid for more than 69 years. He was born in Warren a son of the late Antone and Maria ( Soares) Figureid. He was a US Army Veteran, serving as


Bristol man faces child porn charges

A Bristol man has been charged with possession and transfer of child pornography after a State Police undercover investigation. Matthew Antignano, 31, of 533 Metacom Ave., was arrested Wednesday morning after an undercover investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children task force, which was investigating reports of child porn videos and pictures being shared online,


Bristol woman charged with hitting cop

Editor’s note: This article has been edited from its original form. A Bristol woman who reportedly acknowledged drinking and taking anxiety medication was arrested outside of Aidan’s Pub on Thames Street late Sunday night after allegedly punching a police officer in an angry outburst. Kimberly Madden, 30, of 34 Dartmouth St., Bristol, was charged with

Superintendent Mario Andrade has a new assistant as the Bristol Warren Regional School District names its second-in-command.

Bristol-Warren names assistant superintendent

With the retirement of Bristol Warren Regional School District Superintendent Melinda Thies, the district is now under new management, after the School Committee promoted former Assistant Superintendent Mario Andrade to replace her. Now Mr. Andrade has been replaced. It was recently announced that Diane Fanna of Tiverton will take over as second-in-command for the schools.

The 2014 Bristol Warren Regional School District teachers of the year include Lori-Ann Albuquerque (left), Jane Glass, Susan Beck, Michael Moran, Libby Pagano and Fran Souza.

Bristol Warren district honors teachers of the year

An educator who “goes above and beyond” and is an “inspiration” to her students, Libby Pagano is the 2013-2014 Bristol Warren Regional School District teacher of the year. Ms. Pagano, a special education teacher at Mt. Hope High School, was chosen buy her peers and superiors to receive the honor, which was announced at a