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Bristol Police field complaints about eggs, leaves and noisy neighbors

The Bristol Police Department made few arrests but had an active week chasing down complaints from neighbors and citizens from Nov. 4 to 10. Monday, Nov. 4 A Wilson Street resident reported …
Good news, bad news for Bristol Warren in state assessments
The good news is that many Bristol Warren elementary students are performing well. “The students at Rockwell [Elementary School], in … Read More
Herreshoff to be honored with a Republican ‘Standing Ovation’
The Rhode Island Republican Party is hosting an awards gala recognizing Halsey Herreshoff, among other Republicans, for their years of … Read More
Brice named permanent superintendent in Bristol Warren
Dr. Jonathan Brice was appointed as the permanent full time Superintendent of the Bristol Warren Regional School District Tuesday … Read More
In Portsmouth: Becoming a part of the solution on vaping
PORTSMOUTH — Islanders filled the Portsmouth Middle School library last Thursday, Nov. 7, as they gathered for a panel discussion … Read More
Photos: Bristol veterans honored during annual ceremony
Bristol's veterans were honored in the annual Veteran's Day ceremony at the Rhode Island Veteran's Home on Monday. Veteran's gathered … Read More
Warren's Everett Pearson named to Sailing Hall of Fame
Rhode Island boat building pioneer Everett Pearson, whose ideas and innovations revolutionized the commercial cruising sailboat … Read More
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Obituaries
Wendy MacKenzie Allen, 67, of Bristol On Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, Wendy MacKenzie Allen, loving daughter, sister and mother of Thomas and Caitlin, passed away peacefully at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer. Wendy was born on …
Patricia Lynn Manchester, 62, of Bristol Patricia Lynn (Smith) Manchester, 62, of Court Street passed away on Oct. 25, 2019, at Newport Hospital. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Winifred (Aiello) …
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Sports
East Bay Warriors make it to Final Four The East Bay U10 Warriors have made it the Rhode Island/Southeastern Massachusetts (RISMA) Final Four this coming weekend, following the team's 14-0 victory over Middletown this past Saturday in …
Mt. Hope tennis team wins D-II state championship Eva White, the Mt. Hope tennis team’s No. 4 singles player, came back to win in three sets and clinch the Division II state championship for the Huskies at Slater Park on Saturday afternoon. It …
Huskies play soccer double header for senior night Angela Lee scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Mt. Hope girls soccer team over Lincoln, 6-2 at Vendituoli Field on Wednesday evening. Jovi Goldstein, Maya Demello, Leah Oliver, and Tori …
Opinion
Editorial: Bristol-Warren's hiring fast-track The Bristol Warren Regional School District has a new (permanent) superintendent, and most people will not be surprised to see it’s the guy who’s been at the forefront of district …
Letter: Suicide prevention barriers on bridges save lives To the editor: As a lifelong East Bay resident, I have always enjoyed the beauty of Narragansett Bay. But behind this cozy New England life, the beauty is often marred by the sound of helicopters …
Letter: Crowley continues to put the cart before the horse Joseph Crowley’s recent letter, entitled  “The real problem with our schools is poverty,” continues a theme that he pursued in two previous letters. As I noted in a previous …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 Bristol Phoenix.
Bristol Legal Notices – Oct. 31, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 31 Bristol Phoenix.
Bristol Legal Notices – Oct. 24, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 24 Bristol Phoenix.

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