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Changing of the guard on Warren Town Council

Keri Cronin became Warren’s first-ever female town council president Tuesday night, when she succeeded former president Joseph DePasquale by a razor thin 3-2 vote. Ms. Cronin, the second highest …
District 68 Special Election set for Tuesday, March 5
A special election to fill the District 68 House of Representatives seat vacated by Laufton Ascencao will be held next March, … Read More
Memorial hockey games celebrating 17 years
The John Paul Medeiros Jr. Memorial Cup Hockey Games will be played on Wednesday night, Jan. 2, 2019 at Portsmouth Abbey. This year … Read More
Roadbed subsides, flattens sewer line in Warren
CB Utility crews are making an emergency repair to a sewer line on Wood Street after recent road subsidence flattened a section of … Read More
District 68 primary and special elections would cost Bristol, Warren thousands
It could cost the towns of Warren and Bristol anywhere from $10,600 to $18,600 to stage primary and special elections to fill the … Read More
Hope & Main wins $178,000 federal grant
Some of the state’s biggest food lovers gathered in a sunny classroom at Hope & Main Friday afternoon to celebrate the food … Read More
Test scores vary widely across Bristol Warren school district
Just over half of Bristol Warren Regional School District students in Grades 3 to 8 are meeting or exceeding state standards for … Read More
Obituaries
Paul A. Brown, 45, of Prudence Island Paul Arthur Brown, 45, of Prudence Island, previously of Bristol, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, Dec. 5, at home. Born in Providence, he was a son of Antoinette (Benoit) Brown of West Warwick and the …
Sarah Caizzi, 81, Bristol 'The Mayor' was loved by all who knew herSarah (Tattrie) Caizzi, 81, passed away at Women and Infants Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Born and raised in Bristol, the …
Sports
Eagles skate to 3-2 victory against LaSalle The East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team turned a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 victory against LaSalle Academy on Saturday night, Dec. 8. LaSalle opened up a 2-0 lead against the Eagles and held that …
Mt. Hope senior signs national letter of intent Mt. Hope High School senior Kaelen McKenna signed a national letter of intent on Nov. 26, declaring her intention to play for the Southern New Hampshire University women’s soccer team next …
Mt. Hope unified champs recognized at RWU hoops halftime The reputation of the Mt. Hope High School Unified basketball team continues to grow, even in the off-season. Head coach Tom Fullen is the man behind the team’s growing popularity and success, …
Eagles and Huskies prep for annual football showdown When the Barrington High School football team boards its bus for the trip to Bristol this week for its annual football game against rival Mt. Hope High, you can bet they’ll be …
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Opinion
Letter: How to delude the voting public — the Ascencao story The election and subsequent resignation of Laufton Ascencao should be an instructive example of democracy going off the rails. Mr. Asencao fabricated a narrative of a young Bristol native who …
Letter: Proud of excellent grades in the East Bay To the editor: The National Rifle Association was founded as a sporting and hunting association in 1871. In the 1920s and 30s, the NRA lobbied for gun control legislation in many states, as well …
Letter: Duty, honor, town — or political opportunism Bristol voters need to do better when choosing which candidates for political office they believe will most competently and honorably represent their best interests. Recent experience indicates more …
Letter: Democrats should spare us more Primary elections We’ve had a lot of noise in our district since exposure of fraudulent acts committed by former state Representative-Elect Laufton Ascencao. The consequences of his deceit spread beyond his own …

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