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Warren woman faces felony DUI charge after serious accident

A Warren woman faces felony charges after losing control of her car and slamming into a tree along Naomi Street last Wednesday night, Dec. 4. A 20-year-old Warren man riding in the passenger seat of …
Bristol Police: Officers charge driver with DUI, arrest couple after argument
The Bristol Police Department had a relatively quiet week from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1, though still intervened in a couple of situations … Read More
Historic Bristol bank building is up for sale
As long as anyone remembers, the building at 601 Hope St. was a bank. Before it became the Bank of America in 1998, it was Fleet; … Read More
Hall of Fame honors outstanding Mt. Hope and Bristol athletes
The stars were out in full force Saturday night at the 39th annual Bristol Athletic Hall of Fame induction banquet at the Venus de … Read More
Bristol signs deal for solar array at former landfill
What to do with an old landfill? You can’t sell or develop the property; you can’t build homes or plant corn. For David … Read More
Joe Brito signs agreement to buy Bristol industrial park
A majority of the assets in the downtown Bristol Industrial Park may be changing hands, as well-known Bristol resident, businessman … Read More
BCWA customers surprised as bills skyrocket due to glitch
Jacqueline Waterman said she literally had a panic attack when she opened her dad’s bill water bill last week. Ms. Waterman, who … Read More
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Obituaries
Maria da Conceicao Arruda, 92, of Bristol Maria da Conceicao (Martins Carvalho) Arruda, 92, of Third Street passed away on Dec. 6, 2019, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Antonio Cordeiro Arruda.    Born in …
Ryan Gary Dame, 23, of Bristol Ryan Gary Dame, age 23, of Bristol, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at his home. Born in Fall River, Mass., and raised and a lifelong resident of Bristol, he was a son of Gary N. and Donna (Correira) …
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Sports
Eagles and Huskies prepare for battle With nothing more on the line than bragging rights and pride, the Barrington High School and Mt. Hope High football teams will meet for the 27th time on Thanksgiving morning at Barrington’s …
East Bay Warriors make it to Final Four The East Bay U10 Warriors have made it the Rhode Island/Southeastern Massachusetts (RISMA) Final Four this coming weekend, following the team's 14-0 victory over Middletown this past Saturday in …
Mt. Hope tennis team wins D-II state championship Eva White, the Mt. Hope tennis team’s No. 4 singles player, came back to win in three sets and clinch the Division II state championship for the Huskies at Slater Park on Saturday afternoon. It …
Opinion
Letter: Successful Lock Box program is available to help seniors The Lock Box Program has been a great success in our community. I wanted to reach out and share this free program with others who may benefit from it. Police, fire and rescue personnel frequently …
Letter: Legislators, opponents wrong in labor contract legislation issue To the editor: This is soooo much drivel! Both the Federal Labor Relations Authority and the National Labor Relations Board honor the labor law and regulation of "Status Quo Ante". Which means …
Letter: The paper continues its history of anti-union views There are certain recurring things in life that you can always set your clock by, such as long lines at the mall on Black Friday, hot and humid weather in July, and of course a regular bashing of …
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