Photos: PorchFest 2023 dodges hurricane, rocks downtown Bristol
After a week of uncertain forecasting, mother nature dialed up a glorious September afternoon on Sunday for Bristol’s annual event, … Read More
Presentation: Who were the enslaved of Bristol and Warren?
On Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the George Hail Library, Courtney Garrity, creator of the database with the Bristol Historical … Read More
For private schools, enrollment growth is a pandemic silver lining
While the global pandemic made a mess of just about everything everywhere, it had a hidden benefit for private schools — it boosted … Read More
Bristol businesses to shine during statewide 'Innovation Crawl'
“The innovation crawl came to be because I wanted to show collaborative efforts across the state,” said Mollie Williams, Director … Read More
Late Bristolian preservationist is namesake for new center on preservation education
It’s hard to overstate Lombard Pozzi’s impact on historic preservation in Rhode Island, and especially in his hometown of Bristol. … Read More
Bristol to organize committee to celebrate America's 250th birthday
‘Semiquincentennial’ doesn’t have the neat ring of “Bicentennial”, but it is nonetheless what we will be celebrating in … Read More
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Thrive Outside's fifth annual mud run is this weekend

The fifth annual “Thrive Outside in the Mud” race at Frerichs Farm (43 Kinnicutt Ave.) in Warren is on Sunday, Sept. 17.

At long last, golf is finally back in Bristol

Part golf course, part beer garden, part ecological restoration project, the Bristol Golf Park will be opening for tee times on Monday, Sept. 11, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bristol's Porchfest party kicks off on Sept. 17

PorchFest 2023, the fourth incarnation of the event, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 3 to 6 p.m., along High Street between Walley and Byfield.
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Recalls, Withdrawals and Safety Alerts: Hondas, sodas, swings and more

At the end of each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their …

Kris-Anne Ferreira TIVERTON… Kris-Anne Ferreira, 57, of Tiverton passed away unexpectedly at her home on September 4, 2023. Born in Fall River, she was the devoted daughter of the late Daniel A. Jr. and late Ber
Kevin Sullivan Kevin C. Sullivan, 61, of Warren, passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on September 12, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. The devoted husband of Patrici
Biscuit Bean Loved people, loathed children|Shortly after her 13th birthday, Biscuit Bean died in the arms of her master following a seizure. Born on a horse farm in Florida, she arrived as a puppy in Barrington i
Train keeps rolling for East Bay Warriors The train keeps rolling for the 14U East Bay Warriors football team as they pounded New Bedford 28-0 in the home opener on Sunday, 9/17. Through the first four weeks they have outscored their …
Mt. Hope soccer teams kick off their seasons Jackson scores two as Huskies edge Smithfield 3-2 Sophomore striker Thea Jackson scored 2 goals as the Mt. Hope girls soccer team edged Smithfield 3-2 in a Division I game on Thursday night. …
East Bay Warriors football: ‘Four Horsemen’ power 14U team to 2-0 start The 14U East Bay Warriors football team squashed Seekonk 48-0 in week one, then dominated Dighton-Rehoboth 30-0 in week two, to start their season 2-0.   Running backs Tyler Rhynard, Zach …
Huskies dominate Tigers 21-0, in injury fund game Shane Parker’s Huskies started the season off on the right foot as the dominated Tiverton 21-0 during an abbreviated injury-fund game at Barrington High School on Thursday night.   …
Letter: Leave those tree snags alone!

As Hurricane Lee passed by this weekend, it left behind a variety of trees that have been uprooted or completely fallen as a result of the wind. Trees are the stalwarts of our New England landscape, …

Letter: Thank you to the Bristol Warren School Building Committee

We would like to thank the members of The Bristol Warren School Building Committee for your tireless efforts and the personal sacrifices you have been making to help our students and community.

Letter: Colt State Park could be so much better

Colt is being turned into a desert, with acres of mowed grass that does not support wildlife.

Letter: Will you help us fund the Port Marker memorial?

You have the opportunity to be a part of this community endeavor to erect this important Memorial in acknowledgment of Bristol’s history.

Letter: A beautiful transformation in Bristol

At times we take this beautiful town we call home for granted.

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