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Huskies nine lose to Middletown, 1-0, in D-II quarterfinals

Wave's pitcher Ryan Andrade struck out 11 as Middletown edged Mt. Hope, 1-0, in the D-II quarterfinals at Guiteras Field on Thursday afternoon. The Huskies ended their season with a 14-2 …
Bristol Police: Three arrests on warrants, plus fireworks complaints
Following are excerpts from the Bristol Police Department incident log from June 7 to 13. Monday, June 7 An officer spoke with … Read More
The wedding business is back and booming in Bristol
From venues to caterers to guesthouses and hair salons, the wedding business is so busy right now, the people at the center of it are … Read More
Bristol cuts down dozens of trees near beach
Many people have noticed the swath of large trees cut down near the Bristol Town Beach and sports complex — it’s hard not to … Read More
Obituaries
Mary Mechant, 76, Warren
Mary Frances (Terry) Merchant, 76, of Warren, RI, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Born in … Read More
Leonora Carmo Costa, 96, of Bristol
Leonora Carmo (Garrafa) Costa, 96, of Woodlawn Avenue, Bristol, passed away May 31, 2021. She was the wife of the late Edward … Read More
Krystal Amber Geraldo, 24
Krystal Amber Geraldo, 24, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at St. Luke's Hospital. She was born in Providence, R.I., on Aug. 26, … Read More

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