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Patriotic Speaker: Patriotism is 'not cheap', requires 'hard work of love'

Brigadier General (Ret.) Greg Ebner's speech highlighted two elements of patriotism that aren’t often top-of-mind when it comes to this particular subject, and the more banal expressions of it like flag waving (and wearing) and shooting off fireworks.
Parade Recap: A first in 239 years, and a call for more help
Bristol Fourth of July Committee General Chairman Camille Teixeira broke new ground in the 239-year history of the Bristol Fourth of … Read More
Westbound traffic flows improve, east side stalls with lane changes
PROVIDENCE — There's more than a hint of irony in the updated traffic figures for the Washington Bridge provided by state officials … Read More
Post 10 Seniors sweep Pawtucket for first two wins of 2024 season
It's been an admittedly unsatisfying start to the 2024 Rhode Island American Baseball League season for the Riverside Post 10 Senior … Read More
Bridge counselors coyly answer questions about their investigation
PROVIDENCE — It's likely the general public will not get all of the information it would expect and want to know about the … Read More
Bristol gets grant to purchase new 'pumpout' boat
The new boat is being manufactured by Bristol’s own C&C at a cost of $109,000. The Town anticipates taking delivery in late July or … Read More
Stresses, strains associated with bridge project likely led to lack of bids
PROVIDENCE — The stresses and strains associated with such a significant and scrutinized project are what state officials believe to … Read More
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Mt. Carmel's annual feast begins this Thursday

The Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Feast, the oldest, continuous religious celebration in the long and proud history of the Diocese of Providence, is on Thursday to Sunday, July 11 to 14.

A Fourth of July primer for Bristol's biggest day

Here’s a quick July 3-4 primer so you can get the most out of the festivities.

Bristol's Ever-Ready fire station to hold celebration for 100th anniversary

Founded on May 24, 1924, this particular company is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, but in actuality; the birth of this dedicated group of firefighters began in the mid-1800s.
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Obituaries
Robert Camara Tiverton Resident & Veteran |Robert Anthony Camara, 85, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, passed away on July 1, 2024 surrounded by his family. He was the devoted husband of fifty-two years to Leah (Rousseau
Jeongeun Kang JEONGEUN KANG, 48, of New York City, died on Saturday, July 6th. She passed away at home with family by her side after being diagnosed with cancer in early 2022. A former resident of Bristol, Gra
James McCartney Beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather, James Robert McCartney departed this world on June 27,2024 surrounded by his children. A celebration of life and burial with his beloved Lois will b
Sports
Post 10 Juniors pop South Kingstown, win fifth in a row The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division squad, sponsored by the ATC (Athletes Turn Champion) Training Facility, returned to Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League action after the July Fourth …
Bristol/Warren 11U All-Stars win District Finals They now move onto the State Tournament after a convincing 7-0 victory over Barrington.
Bristol 10-year-old drives towards national junior golf competition 10-year-old Tommy Beauregard is headed to Lakeville for the sub-regional competition of Drive, Chip, and Putt. If he keeps winning, he could find himself in Augusta.
New MetLinks officially opens for play on June 27 EAST PROVIDENCE — MetLinks, the nine-hole re-envisioned former front side of the defunct Metacomet Country Club, will officially open to the public on Thursday, June 27. The first tee time …
Opinion
Letter: Being offered worst possible choices needs to end

To the editor: If we continue to be the leading nation of the world, then certainly our politicians are the most powerful people in civil discourse.   Then how is it one party kowtows …

Letter: The Biden ‘catastrophe’: new jobs, low unemployment

To the editor: Nikki Haley has called Trump, among other things, “unhinged,” but has said she will support him because Biden has been a “catastrophe.” Friday, it was …

Commentary: 'My Home Town' – Bristol (1948-1970)

Stroll down Hope Street, What do you see?

Letter: Why I love this time of year in Bristol

As I drive over the Mt. Hope or Sakonnet bridges, I am grateful that I get to call this quirky peninsula my home.

Letter: History was 'changed' for a reason

The removal of the word plantation from the official state name follows the removal of multiple offensive professional sports team's names and is another step in honoring those who suffered the horrors of the slave trade.

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