Blog Archives


Letter: Bristol needs a fishmonger

Letter: Bristol needs a fishmonger

Today I found myself looking for fresh octopus.  There was none to be had anywhere. I started to think how wonderful it would be if Bristol had a fishmonger right on the dock.  Sure there are plenty of seafood markets in town but variety is limited and many products are frozen and shipped across the

Rep. Ray Gallison

Lawmaker accused of attacking BCWA image

A lawmaker accused of attacking the Bristol County Water Authority leader’s credibility and potentially damaging the authority’s image says he won’t respond to requests that he explain himself publicly. Bristol Rep. Raymond Gallison said he had no plans to attend Wednesday night’s meeting of the authority’s board of directors despite the board’s invitation. That invitation

Letter: School Committee double faults on students, public

To the Editor, Last year boys’ varsity tennis was taken from the spring sports docket to add boys’ varsity volleyball at Mt. Hope High School. Which sport is more important? No one can determine that. The important theme is that all children should have an opportunity to participate in varsity sports. At the School Committee

Pat D’Alession holds two of the video cases for movies in which he’s played roles.

No biz like show biz for Bristol man

He may not have the name recognition as some of Hollywood’s superstars, but Bristol’s Pat D’Alessio has quite the list of film credits to his name. In his film career, the Bristol man has shared the big screen with such film legends as Denzel Washington, Robert Duval and Robert Downey, Jr. And while he doesn’t


For Enright and crew, it’s off to England Wednesday

The Team Alvimedica and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing Volvo Ocean Race boats will set off side-by-side Wednesday for a training run to Gosport, England. The departure is the only time Newport will see Volvo Ocean Race competitors sailing alongside each other until all of the boats return next May. The teams will leave Newport Shipyard