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Bristol's 'Man with 1,000 radios' to sell collection this weekend

Gary Watros, who calls himself The Man With 1,000 Radios, will probably only have about 700 of them out when he hosts a radio sale at his 291 High St. home this Saturday and Sunday. “Maybe a …
Construction along Ferry Road will wrap up this week ... probably
If its feels like Ferry Road has been under construction “forever,” it’s because it has. Since January of 2017, a … Read More
Bristol's new trash plan put on hold until spring
The town has decided to delay implementation of a new trash pickup plan, which will include new automated trucks, new trash barrels … Read More
Pipeline contractor’s ‘mistake’ troubled some BCWA board members
The leader of the Bristol County Water Authority said Friday she is “satisfied” that the contractor in charge of repairing … Read More
Waterfront Bristol estate sells for $3,170,000
The sale of an exclusive Bristol estate recently set the high mark for Bristol County home prices in 2019. The property at 13 Low … Read More
DEM looking for new Colt Park offices, wants public input
The State of Rhode Island has a plan to improve Colt Park and it wants input from citizens and the town of Bristol. The main focus is … Read More
The Mt. Hope soccer team scores 14 goals on Davies in D-II match up
The Huskies pasted Davies goal keeper, Joseph Barcelos with 22 shots as they beat 0-10 Davies, 14-0 in a D-II home game on … Read More
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Obituaries
Maria “Gloria” Coughlin, 81 Maria “Gloria” Coughlin, 81, passed away with her children by her side on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.Gloria was the daughter of the late Theodore and Priscilla Alves. For many years …
Paula Areia Cumston, 51, of Florida Paula Areia Cumston, 51, passed away Oct. 8, 2019, at her home in Ormond Beach, Fla., after a two-year battle with lung cancer. Paula is survived by her parents, Liduino and …
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Sports
First place Huskies beat Middletown 5-2 The Mt. Hope girls tennis team beat Middletown 5-2 during a home match on Tuesday and are back in the win column after suffering their first loss of the season at Portsmouth last Thursday. The team …
Bristol-Warren's Food Truck 5K/10K is this Saturday The Bristol Warren Education Foundation hosts its annual Food Truck 5/10K from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday in Warren. Both courses are USATF certified and will start and finish on the grounds at …
Huskies coach feels he can get the team on track despite loss to Burillville Burrillville walloped the Mt. Hope football team 49-7 in their first division home game of the season on Friday afternoon. The young Huskies are currently 0-1 in Division II-B and are 0-2 overall …
Opinion
Editorial: Bristol's new trash plan will make sense (eventually) Skeptics say the town’s future trash and recycling program is doomed to fail — with narrow streets, congested parking and elderly residents managing 95-gallon rolling tubs, there will …
Letter: This St. Mary’s parishioner supports Father Barry As a long time communicant of St. Mary’s parish, I am truly disheartened at how quickly some members of our church community were to throw Father Barry Gamache under the bus regarding David …
Letter: Don’t ban guns, ban schools The typical reaction composed by our press and public figures focuses on the “shooting” side of “school shooting.” But no attention is made to the environment that the …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Oct. 3, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on Oct. 3, 2019.
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Bristol Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.

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