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In Portsmouth: Becoming a part of the solution on vaping

PORTSMOUTH — Islanders filled the Portsmouth Middle School library last Thursday, Nov. 7, as they gathered for a panel discussion on the vaping epidemic sponsored by the Portsmouth …
Photos: Bristol Veteran's honored during annual ceremony
Bristol's veteran's were honored in the annual Veteran's Day ceremony at the Rhode Island Veteran's Home on Monday. Veteran's gathered … Read More
Warren's Everett Pearson named to Sailing Hall of Fame
Rhode Island boat building pioneer Everett Pearson, whose ideas and innovations revolutionized the commercial cruising sailboat … Read More
Bristol Police: Three rollover accidents, plus DUI arrests and domestic assaults
Bristol police officers responded to multiple rollover accidents, one of which resulted in criminal charges, in a busy week for the … Read More
Karen Ann Almeida, 66
Karen Ann Almeida, 66, passed away peacefully at Rhode Island Hospital on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Born in Fall River, Mass., she … Read More
Dennis Robert Souza-Lamora, 50, of Bristol
Dennis Robert Souza-Lamora, 50, of Sousa Street, Bristol, passed away on Oct. 7, 2019, at home.    Born in Providence, he … Read More
Richard “Rit” Andrade, Sr., 59
Richard “Rit” Andrade, Sr., 59, passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, at Newport Hospital with his loving family by his side. … Read More
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Oct. 24, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 24 Bristol Phoenix.
Bristol Legal Notices – Oct. 17, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 17 Bristol Phoenix.
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