The Latest From Bristol

Mt. Hope boys and girls win at cross country meet

The Mt. Hope boys cross country team beat East Providence and Tiverton in a home dual meet at the Bristol Town Beach on Monday, to start the season off at 2-0.  The Huskies took the first six …
Conflict with school board members led to superintendent’s resignation
The unexpected resignation of interim Superintendent of Schools Robert Hicks from his role in the Bristol Warren Regional School … Read More
Bristol Police: Purse snatching, loud parties and golf balls over the bike path
Bristol police officers made a handful of arrests while responding to the usual array of calls from residents about disturbances, … Read More
Artist paints tribute to St. Elizabeth’s priest
Thanks to the efforts of local artist Richard Kaiser, the memory of the late Rev. Marinaldo A. Batista will live on in the hearts of … Read More
Timothy J. Millard, 62, of Bristol
Timothy J. Millard, 62, beloved husband of Lisa Silvia Millard, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, after a lengthy illness. A … Read More
George E. Garvin Jr., 57, of Bristol
George E. Garvin Jr., 57, of Bristol, R.I., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 16 2021. A lifelong resident of Bristol, he … Read More
Manuel Alves Brum, 84, of Bristol
Manuel Alves Brum, 84, of Manchester Street, Bristol, passed away on Sept. 13, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of … Read More

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