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In Bristol Warren, an uncommon bond between teacher and students

Even across the dull screen of a 10" Chromebook, the joy was impossible to miss when art teacher Leah Keith logged on Friday morning to talk to one of her classes at Mt. Hope High School. It was …

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Bristol expects new marina will pay for itself
The Town of Bristol has a plan to pay for its upcoming $3.5 million marina expansion. Through a combination of more slips, higher slip … Read More
Bristol vaccination clinic receives double what was expected
Brtistol town officials are hitting the phones this week after receiving word that their anticipated allotment of COVID-19 vaccine for … Read More
Mt. Hope-East Providence hockey defeats Coventry in overtime
WEST WARWICK — Nate Marshall’s power play goal late in overtime lifted the Mt. Hope-East Providence High School hockey co-op to a … Read More
Prendergast and Pavao lead Mt. Hope to regional state title
Prendergast and Pavao lead Mt. Hope to regional state title   PHOTOS BY JULIE FURTADO   19: The champion Mt. Hope … Read More
Bristol Warren schools face unprecedented budget crisis
Bristol Warren Regional school administrators are facing the reality of laying off dozens of full time employees, cutting the hockey … Read More
In Portsmouth: 'Love at first spike'
PORTSMOUTH — With all of the recent snowfall we’ve been experiencing, maybe sand volleyball hasn’t been at the forefront of your … Read More
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Gail Lillian Peloquin,78, formerly of Bristol and Warren Gail Lillian Peloquin,78, formerly of Warren and Bristol, Rhode Island, passed away on Feb, 21, 2021, with family by her side at Tockwotton on the Waterfront in East Providence. She was born to …
Joan Kemmy Janario, 79, of Bristol A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and dear friend to many, Joan Kemmy Janario, 79, of Bristol, entered into eternal rest unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Rhode Island …
Dorothy M. Girard, 93, Bristol Dorothy Margaret (Quintal) Girard, of Bristol, Rhode Island, died, Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the day before her 94th birthday. Dorothy was the proud mother of Brian Girard, Karen Girard …
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Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame announces Class of 2021 inductees PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame has announced the names of four local greats voted into its Class of 2021, including one with East Providence ties the legendary Rhode Island …
Razzino scores 17 as Huskies wallop Mt. Pleasant 62-46 Sophomore point guard Abby Razzino scored 17 points as the Mt. Hope high school girls basketball team squashed Mt. Pleasant, 62-46, in a Division III home game on Thursday night. The Huskies are 5-0 …
East Bay girls skate past Cranston, win 10-3 Kat Barker scored the first two goals of the game and added two more later on, guiding the East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team to a 10-3 victory over Cranston on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Barker, a …
Playoffs may be out of reach as Huskies fall to Pilgrim, 75-41 The playoff picture for the Huskies is starting to look bleak as the team loss at Pilgrim, 75-41 on Friday night. The team dropped their Division II record to 3-4 and now are in a …
Letter: Gun ownership in the U.S. is outrageously high

In the Feb. 18 Bristol Phoenix, the opinion page includes a long letter disputing the fact that the rise in violent crime is directly related to the rise in gun ownership. The author neglects to …

Letter: Council’s reception does not bode well for bikers

At last week’s Bristol Town Council meeting, the council gave what was described by the Phoenix as “a somewhat reluctant endorsement” to the extension of a bicycle network to the …

Letter: Many residents are opposed to this bike path design

In the Feb. 18 Bristol Phoenix, an article concerning the design of the proposed bike path on Ferry Road stated that 14 residents had written to the Bristol Town Council to support the plan and only …

Letter: Using Ferry Road as a bike path is not safe

I am grateful for Bristol Community Development Director Diane Williamson and her team, who with vision and vigor are championing the effort to connect the East Bay bike path to the Mount Hope …

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