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Behind the scenes as Bristol introduces its 2020 chief marshal

The Bristol Fourth of July Committee was introduced to the chief marshal for its 2020 celebration by unusual means Wednesday evening. In a brief ceremony held in a courtyard outside of …
MHHS ceremony postponed as student tests positive
Bristol Warren Regional school officials cancelled Tuesday’s planned “Crossing the Stage” ceremony after learning that a Mt. … Read More
Staying home when home is not a safe place
Oftentimes when Women’s Resource Center (WRC) executive director Jessica Walsh answers the hotline phone, the conversation begins … Read More
Gov. Raimondo previews state’s 'Phase 2’ reopening plans
PROVIDENCE — Explaining “a lot of information will be coming out in next couple of weeks as we start reopening our economy,” … Read More
Bristol Police: ‘Large’ gatherings and two domestic violence arrests
Bristol Police spent much of the weekend chasing down complaints of "large" groups gathering in violations of state restrictions. Some … Read More
National Guard tests first-responders in Bristol and Warren
The Rhode Island National Guard rolled into Bristol on Thursday afternoon and set up a mobile COVID-19 testing facility at the Bristol … Read More
East Bay Food Pantry Thrift Shop reopens to visitors
The East Bay Food Pantry’s Thrift Shop reopened Monday, May 18, with modified hours to separate Thrift Shop traffic from food … Read More
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Obituaries
Myrtle I. Federico, 99, of Bristol Myrtle I. (Dyer) Federico, 99, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Born in the Artic section of West Warwick, she was the wife of the late Francis D. Federico. She was also the …
Frank E. Raposa On May 9, 2020, Frank E. Raposa suddenly left this Earth, on to his next great adventure. Born Jan. 31, 1958, Frank developed into a man of strength, resolve and resilience. He spent his life in …
Sports
Hockey Hall of Fame, Reds Heritage Society announce postponements LINCOLN — The Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame and the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society have jointly announced the postponements of their annual enshrinement and reunion events for 2020 due …
Annual Save The Bay swim goes virtual PROVIDENCE — Save The Bay’s 44th annual swim fundraiser is going virtual due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The swim traditionally invites competitors to tackle a …
Little League International cancels 2020 World Series tournaments WILLIAMSPORT, PENN. — Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Little League International announced it “has made the difficult and disappointing decision” to cancel its …
Opinion
Commentary: Underage drinking during COVID-19 EAST BAY — Today we face a national crisis in the form of a deadly pandemic. However, we at the East Bay Regional Coalition remind all there is a hidden link between COVID-19 and other national …
Letter: ‘Crush Covid’ app brings real privacy questions ACLU of Rhode Island executive director Steven Brown released this statement after Gov. Gina Raimondo’s announcement and release of the “Crush Covid RI” app: As the Governor has …
Commentary: About alcohol and COVID-19 EAST BAY — The East Bay Regional Coalition reminds residents few substances have been both praised and cursed as much as alcohol. While the dangers of alcoholism, liver damage and drinking and …
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