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Remarkable video of doomed racer

Remarkable video of doomed racer

To see what it was like aboard doomed Volvo around-the-world race boat Vestas Wind in the minutes, hours and days after it slammed an Indian Ocean reef at 19 knots, watch this video  provided by Volvo Ocean Race. This is the boat for which Team Alvimedica (skippered by Bristol’s Charlie Enright) stopped racing temporarily to provide help if

49 Aaron Ave., Bristol

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following properties around the East Bay have changed hands in recent weeks, including an industrial property on Tupelo Street in Bristol that sold for more than $1 million: Bristol 1 Middleton Road — $399,890 86 Tupelo St. — 1,150,000 1309 Hope St. — $175,000 1 Lafayette Drive — $325,000 51 Collins St. — $245,000

westport fire

Heater cord blamed for Westport house fire

A Sunday evening fire caused heavy damage to a house at 52 Pine Hill Road in Werstport and forced the occupant to find another place to stay until decisions can be made about the structure. The Westport Fire Department was alerted to the blaze by a 911 call at 9:39 p.m. Sunday.  When the first

November 30,2014. Leg 2 onboard Team Alvimedica. DAY 11. Alvimedica remains on station at the Cargados Carajos Shoals where Team Vestas has run aground and abandoned ship for life rafts a few hours before sunrise..  Amory Ross/Team Alvimedica/Volvo Ocean Race

Alvimedica back to racing after helping stricken competitor

Team Alvimedica resumed racing over the weekend after stopping to assist competitor Vestas Wind after that boat ran aground and was crippled on shoals far out in the Indian Ocean. As of Sunday morning, Alvimedica (skippered by Bristol’s Charlie Enright) was trailing the fleet leader by 158 miles pending time adjustment for rendering assistance. Volvo


Life is a day at the beach in Westport home

As temperatures drop on Southern New England, many are dreaming of warm summer days and long lazy hours lounging on the beach. This home in Westport will keep its next owner thinking ahead to summer to wipe away the winter blues. Wake up to the sound of rolling waves and frisky seagulls on Massachusetts’ South Coast.

7 Brittney Lane, Warren

Open houses planned around East Bay

Whether you’re looking for a new home, selling yours and checking out the competition, or just looking for some interior decorating ideas, open houses are a great place to start. There aren’t too many scheduled around the East Bay this holiday weekend, but there are a handful in the area. Check out the gallery of

12 Echo Drive, Barrington

Off the Market: East Bay homes change hands

The following homes around the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 38 Middle Highway — $420,000 12 Echo Drive — $539,000 27 Adelaide Ave. — $580,000 14 6th St. — $310,000 5 Field Lane — $396,000 223 Rumstick Road — $1,250,000 22 Waldron Ave. — $180,000 East Providence 14 Wayland St. — $241,000 45 Ferris


Study: Non-whites more apt to be ticketed here

They aren’t much more likely to stop non-white motorists, but police in Tiverton and Little Compton are more apt to issue citations to the non-white drivers they stop than the white drivers. That is among the findings of a 2013-2014 study by Northeastern University’s Institute on Race and Justice released by the state Department of