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Opioid overdose is currently the leading cause of death among adults age 50 and under in the United States. In 2017 alone, 323 Rhode Islanders lost their lives to overdose, which is more … more
One day last week, two new STOP signs were installed permanently at the East Bay Bike Path crossing on Poppasquash Road — at least it seems they were. When EastBayRI contacted the Rhode Island … more
Dr. Jonathan Brice, a long-time educator and former Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, has been named Interim Superintendent of the Bristol Warren Regional School … more
The USS Tornado, a cyclone class patrol ship, happily greeted Bristol residents and visitors on July 3 and 4 as part of the Bristol Fourth of July celebration. The ship made three successful drug … more
Artwork, books and other personal belongings are amidst the damage sustained from a house fire that broke out at the Quinn estate along Poppasquash Road during the afternoon of Wednesday, July … more
The Fourth of July Parade wasn’t the only thing worth celebrating along a stretch of High Street last Thursday. As parade worshipers were enjoying the day’s festivities, a proposal of … more
Bristol has always had the power to create a work-around for the state’s planned closure of Route 114 over Silver Creek, but unlike Dorothy’s route out of Oz, it’s going to take a … more
Pleasantries were scare and patience was wearing thin during the second marathon “Belvedere at Thames Street” Zoning Board of Review hearing on Tuesday night, July 9. Whereas last … more
Two weeks ago, the Bristol County Water Authority (BCWA) had a plan to fix its leaking lifeline. Now it’s back to the drawing board. A German company that manufactures a unique product … more
For many of the residents living near the intersection of Mount Hope and Fox Hill avenues, the day was looking to be like any other sunny Fourth of July celebration. It was around 2:30 p.m. The … more
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