The Latest From Bristol

Bristol-built Patriot sustains significant damage in capsize

It was a rough end to the weekend on the other side of the world when Patriot, one of the Bristol-built AC75 foiling monohull American Magic yachts built to challenge for the America’s Cup, …
Nearby residents oppose Warren dams' removal
Residents near the Kickemuit Reservoir are hiring legal representation and engineers to fight the Bristol County Water Authority's … Read More
Man charged with assaulting Portsmouth Police officer, DWI
PORTSMOUTH — A Warren was charged with multiple offenses on Wednesday, Jan. 13, after his vehicle was pulled over for speeding … Read More
Water authority proposes another rate increase
Bristol County Water Authority customers should expect rate increases each year for the next 10 years, starting with a proposed 5 … Read More
Alvaro F. Carreiro, 86, of Bristol
Alvaro F. Carreiro, 86, of River Street, Bristol, passed away on Jan. 18, 2021, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He … Read More
Barbara Ann Dias, 87
Barbara Ann (Borges) Dias, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Jan. 13, 2021. Born on March 18, 1933, she was raised in … Read More
Armanda Maria Silveira, 81, of Bristol
Armanda Maria (Labao) Silveira, 81, of Hopeworth Avenue, Bristol, passed away on Jan. 18, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the … Read More

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