The Latest From Bristol

Guests tour Navy drug-busting ship during stop in Bristol

The USS Tornado, a cyclone class patrol ship, happily greeted Bristol residents and visitors on July 3 and 4 as part of the Bristol Fourth of July celebration. The ship made three successful drug …
Artwork damaged during Quinn estate fire on Poppasquash
Artwork, books and other personal belongings are amidst the damage sustained from a house fire that broke out at the Quinn estate … Read More
Passing float is part of Bristol parade wedding proposal
The Fourth of July Parade wasn’t the only thing worth celebrating along a stretch of High Street last Thursday. As parade … Read More
Up from the ashes — the Wood Street extension in Bristol
Bristol has always had the power to create a work-around for the state’s planned closure of Route 114 over Silver Creek, but … Read More
Obituaries
Carol Ann Marshall, 74, of Bristol
Carol Ann Marshall, 74, passed away Friday, July 5, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Fall River, Mass., … Read More
Carmela “Millie” Lima, 93, of Bristol
Carmela “Millie” Lima, 93, passed away at her home on July 5, 2019, comfortably surrounded by family. Millie was … Read More
Philomena Pezzullo, 93, of Bristol
Mrs. Philomena (Murgo) Pezzullo, age 93, of Sherry Avenue, Bristol, died Wednesday, July 03, 2019, at the Grace Barker Nursing Center, … Read More
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on July 11, 2019.
Bristol Legal Notices – June 27, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on June 27, 2019.

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