The Latest From Bristol

A new home, and money, for the veterans

Bristol town and veterans officials welcomed Sen. Jack Reed for a tour of the Bristol Veterans Council’s new space on the first floor of the Burnside Building, adjacent to the Veterans Memorial …
Consultant shows why Bristol Warren school finances are a mess
The Bristol Warren Regional School District has received a sobering assessment of its financial management, systems and controls. A … Read More
High-altitude eviction for Colt Park osprey
It’s not just retirees flying north as the weather warms in the spring — ospreys are returning from their winter homes in Central … Read More
School district takes step toward moving offices into Reynolds
The Bristol Warren Regional School Department’s administration offices and the fate of a beloved theater group drew passionate … Read More
Obituaries
Jean L. Cicero, 82, of Bristol
Jean L. (Parent) Cicero, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by her daughters on April 18, 2021. She was the wife of the late Joseph … Read More
Daniel J. Ernst, 81, of Bristol
Daniel J. Ernst, formerly of East Aurora, N.Y., died April 6, 2021 in Bristol, R.I., due to complications from a spinal cord injury. … Read More
Mary Delores Gomes, 79, of Bristol
Mary Delores (Machado) Gomes, 79, of Alves Street, Bristol, passed away on April 15, 2021, at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice. She was the … Read More

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Opinion
Editorial: Theater company deserves better than eviction

Perhaps this drama will have a happy ending, but the plot to pry the Bristol Theatre Company from its home in the former Reynolds School building feels unnecessarily dark. First, the theater …

Letter: Consider a ‘tax holiday’ to help state and businesses

Letter: Maybe it’s time for more regionalization

Letter: Learn how legalized pot could impact teens’ lives

Letter: Why I decided to get a firearm

Editorial: ‘Tax the rich!’

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