The Latest From Bristol

M. Hope to present a virtual ‘Musicafe’ next week

The Mt. Hope High School Choral Department is proud to announce that their quarterly open mic, “Musicafe,” will be held virtually, on YouTube, on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7:15 p.m. The event …
Three homes destroyed in devastating fire on Prudence Island
PRUDENCE ISLAND — Three homes were completely destroyed by a late-night fire on Prudence Island Thursday. One woman managed to … Read More
Bristol Warren school chief steps aside temporarily to be with family
Bristol Warren's school superintendent is stepping away from the job for five weeks to be with his family and provide support to his … Read More
Bristol bike path engineers decide to go with the flow
The plan to extend the East Bay Bike Path through downtown Bristol to the base of the Mt. Hope Bridge has undergone a significant … Read More
Carlo Denio Ferreira, 40, of Bristol
Carlo Denio Ferreira, 40, of 21 Harrington Road, Bristol, passed away unexpectedly at home on Jan. 21, 2021.    Born in … Read More
Maurice Edgar Chauvin, 62, of Bristol
Maurice Edgar Chauvin, 62, of Jones Avenue, Bristol, passed away on Jan. 23, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of … Read More
Susan E. Almeida, 67, of Bristol
Susan E. (Rhynard) Almeida, 67, of Bristol, R.I., died, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the … Read More

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