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Bristol PD: One arrested for DUI, vulgar sign holder dispersed

Police made one arrest and managed a variety of civil issues between June 10-17, 2024.
77-year-old cycles from Kansas City to Bristol — for the second time
A native Bristolian, John St. Angelo isn't letting 1,750 miles get between him and his 60th high school reunion. Read More
Providence Country Day School celebrates Class of 2024
EAST PROVIDENCE — The weather was perfect Wednesday, June 12, during commencement for the graduates in the Senior Class of 2024 at … Read More
Bristol's Ever-Ready fire station to hold celebration for 100th anniversary
Founded on May 24, 1924, this particular company is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, but in actuality; the birth of this … Read More
Bristol firefighters conquer second annual ‘Battle of the Badges’
The Bristol Fire Department got revenge during this year’s “Battle of the Badges” charity softball game, beating the Bristol … Read More
Flag Day and Fourth festivities kick off in Bristol
A collection of shots from the various activities occurring in Bristol in anticipation of the 239th July Fourth Celebration. Read More
Grays and Tunnelmen split vintage baseball game in Bristol
The Providence Grays hosted the Lisbon Tunnelmen on the Bristol Town Common this past Saturday, part of a storied tradition of vintage … Read More
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Celebrate Juneteenth in Bristol with a free, family-friendly event

The Bristol Middle Passage Port Marker Project will be holding a free event marking the national Juneteenth holiday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Saint Michael's Church Parish House, 399 Hope St.

They occupied Linden Place for a month for creative inspiration

The reading of works and discussion for the 2024 Writers Residency participants will be held on Wednesday, June 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

George Washington’s gardener is coming to Bristol

Employed at Mount Vernon for more than 50 years, J. Dean Norton has devoted his career to researching 18th-century gardens and gardening practices. On June 3, he'll bring his nationally recognized expertise to Linden Place.
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Obituaries
Kathleen Levesque Kathleen 'Kay' L. Levesque, 80, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, died on June 22, 2024. She was the wife of the late Joseph Levesque. Born in Providence, RI on June 26, 1943, she was the daughter of the
Cynthia McGill Cynthia B. McGill, born on 10/10/1947 to Barbara Crother and Raymond Searle, died unexpectedly and peacefully in her home on 05/28/2024. Cyndy will be remembered for her intelligence, her kind and gen
Joseph Medeiros We mourn the passing of Joseph "Joe" Medeiros, 66, of Bristol, RI, who succumbed to his illnesses at his home the morning of Wednesday, June 19, 2024 with his loving wife by his side. He was loved by
Sports
New MetLinks officially opens for play on June 27 EAST PROVIDENCE — MetLinks, the nine-hole re-envisioned former front side of the defunct Metacomet Country Club, will officially open to the public on Thursday, June 27. The first tee time …
Post 10 squads ready for start of 2024 Legion Baseball league slates EAST PROVIDENCE — The respective Riverside Post 10 teams, sponsored in part by the ATC (Athletes turned Champion) performance center owned and operated by East Providence High School coach …
Jackson places fourth in dash, triple jump at state meet The Mt. Hope girls track team placed 12 with 24.20 points during the RI state track championships at Conley Stadium on Saturday. Sophomore Thea Jackson had a good day in both the track and field …
Knapman, Browne power Huskies past Toll Gate 12-5, head to semis Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 3 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team pounded Toll Gate 12-5 in the Division 3 quarterfinals at home on Thursday night. Goalkeeper Ethan Labolita made 15 …
Opinion
Letter: A few good patriots wanted to join our ranks

On Monday, June 24 through Wednesday, June 26 you have the ability to officially join the ranks of the Bristol Republican Town Committee.

Letter: Attention food enthusiasts and community members

Are you looking for a way to give back and contribute? Look no further than the "Condiment Caring Drive" in support of the East Bay Food Pantry.

Letter: We’re all responsible for a safer bike path

We all have a responsibility in sharing a safer, more enjoyable experience on the bike path.

Letter: Safety concerns about pool boat

I am writing to express our unanimous opposition to TSL LLC’s proposal to dock a pool boat near Stone Harbour Marina, due to safety concerns and perceived value to the Bristol community.

Letter: On rising waters, we must rely on facts

It is commendable that our flooding issue is being taken seriously by the local towns and state agencies by the Route 114 group, which has been holding public forums, but the proposals do not address the main problem.

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