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Bristol PD: Seven arrests and possible graveyard tampering

Bristol Police made seven arrests between March 13-20, 2023, and looked into a report involving items being moved from grave sites.
Unified bowling celebrates a strikingly fun season
The Bristol Warren Huskies Unified Bowling team recently concluded their 2023 season with a state championship tournament, held in … Read More
Collector may have found a missing link to Bristol's Bill Russell connection
Once upon a time, a Bristol shoe factory that made a sneaker for Celtics legend Bill Russell offered a free signed photo of the … Read More
Bristol author set to release her fifth novel
Bristol resident Elizabeth Splaine's "Steel Butterflies" will be released in April. It is based on Splaine’s friendship with an … Read More
A loss is less important than the memories made on the court
The Mt. Hope unified basketball team may have fallen to Rogers 52-46 in their first game of the season on Thursday, but that’s not … Read More
A super display of musical talent
The Kickemuit Middle School sixth, seventh and eight grade bands and the Mt. Hope High School Marching Band and Concert and Symphonic … Read More
Bristol ranked safest RI community for fourth consecutive year
After Bristol, the other safest communities in RI are South Kingstown (also for the 4th year in a row), North Kingstown, Cumberland, … Read More
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Bosworth Lecture to focus on maintaining healthy bird populations

The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 9 at the Rogers Free Library in Bristol.

Mount Hope Farmers Market continues indoors on Saturday

The weekly Mount Hope Farm farmers' market continues in its winter location this Saturday, Jan. 7, with vendors set up inside the historic barn. The market brings together dozens of local growers and …

New Santa House feels right at Ho-Ho-Home in Bristol

The Santa House is new to State Street in Bristol, but it’s been in one local man’s heart for years.
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Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: March 11 – 17, 2023

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 …

Craig Cooke Craig Edward Cooke, 46 of Seekonk, MA. passed away on March 11, 2023 surrounded by his loving family at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. He was the devoted husband of Michelle A. (Goudreau) Cooke  and w
Stephen Dudley Formerly of Barrington|Steve Dudley of Santa Clarita CA passed away March 18th surrounded by his loving family and friends after a brief battle with cancer. Son of the late H. Marchant Dudley and Mari
Rose Iuliano Iuliano, Rose H., (McVey), 101, formerly of Circle Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on Sunday March 5, 2023 at the Westview Nursing Home, West Warwick. She was the wife of the late Anthony Iuliano. ...
Damage to the rudder and main has hampered Leg 3 for 11th Hour crew We are now lying in fourth place, 450 nautical miles southwest of New Zealand and just 144 nautical miles behind leader Holcim-PRB, wrote media specialist Amory Ross of Newport in his blog on the …
RIFC names Smith as franchise’s first head coach, general manager PAWTUCKET — Khano Smith has been named the first head coach and general manager for Rhode Island Football Club, the expansion franchise announced in a release Wednesday, March 8. Smith is a …
Huskies fall to Pilgrim 53-47 in preliminary state tournament game The Mt. Hope girls basketball team fell to Pilgrim 53-47 in a preliminary round playoff game in the RIIL state girls basketball tournament on Monday night. The 17th seeded Huskies battled the 16th …
Huskies wrestlers battle to tenth place at state tournament  Sophomore Andrew McCarthy placed second in the state and Mt. Hope Wrestlers placed tenth out of 36 teams during the RIIL Westling State Championships at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on …
Letter: What role do we play in gender dysphoria?

To the editor: I have been following the discussion initiated by Aaron Ley’s spirited defense of drag shows at the Town Council meeting several weeks ago. I was interested because I had just …

Letter: A story about Aidan Graham

To the editor: I want to share my story about Aidan Graham, who played a pivotal role in bringing joy to our community during challenging times.Five years ago, Aidan's retail space, located at the …

Letter: Pros and cons of legislative housing package

To the editor: The Times-Gazette’s thorough reporting of the 14 bills that have been proposed in the State House of Representatives to address the housing crisis is most welcome. The …

Letter: Aidan Graham, you will be missed

To the editor: Aidan Graham will surely be missed by the people of Bristol. Two years ago, Aidan reached out to Michele Martins, who was the General Chairman of the Bristol Fourth of July …

Letter: Words forged on Bristol's town seal: ‘virtue’ and ‘industry’

To the editor: I read the letters in the March 9 issue which referenced Robert Botehlo’s proposal presented at the March 1, 2023 Town Council meeting. I went to the Town website and watched …

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