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Bristol offers new overnight parking lot downtown

For several years now, the town has leased the parking lot on the corner of Church and Thames streets for the summer, to be used as daytime parking — a restriction that was noted on signs at …
New Bristol fire museum is something to see
The Bristol Volunteer Fire Dept. wants everyone to know that their new Artifacts and Historical Memorabilia Museum is worth your time … Read More
Bristol opens cooling centers in response to extreme heat
In response to excessive heat warnings from the National Weather Service, the Town of Bristol will be operating two official … Read More
Heat is on the menu as Quahog Fest comes to Warren this weekend
Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at … Read More
Anne Dodge Lohr, 79, Warren
Anne Dodge Lohr, aged 79, passed away peacefully on 7 July 2018 in Virginia after a valiant struggle with an illness associated with … Read More
Eileen K. Kenney, 68, Bristol
Eileen K. Kenney, 68, of Bristol passed on Friday, July 12, 2019 surrounded by her loving family and friends following a three-week … Read More
Andrew J. Motta, 50, of East Providence
Andrew J. Motta, 50, of East Providence, Providence, Bristol and Warren passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Born in … 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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