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St. Michael’s Memorial Garden rededicated

This day was more than two years in the making for the church's garden, which was first established in 1995.
13-year-old Bristol soccer standout tries out for national team
Emma Goglia, a 13-year-old soccer standout from Bristol, was invited to train with the best of the best at a talent search put on by … Read More
Independence Park approved as site for Port Marker memorial
The exact specifications of the memorial — including what it would say, how it would look, and where precisely it would go in the … Read More
Shaw, Malafronte lead Huskies past North Smithfield 3-1
Mia Shaw posted ten kills and 16 assists as Mt. Hope came from behind to beat North Smithfield 3-1 (23-25, 25-15, 25-21, 25-21) at … Read More
Two RWU students conduct cutting-edge lasers research
The two undergraduates got to test-drive NASA-grade tools, learning how to build a laser, handle fiber optic components, and operate a … Read More
State replacing bike path bridges
Nearly three years to the day the state closed the East Bay Bike Path bridges, officials gathered to celebrate their upcoming … Read More
Portsmouth firefighters save man who fell from boat
PORTSMOUTH — Two swimmers from the Portsmouth Fire Department rescued a man who spent about 20 minutes in the water after falling … Read More
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Popular Porchfest returns to downtown Bristol on Sunday

Scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 18, from 3 to 6 p.m., Bristol PorchFest 2022 will feature 9 porches and 18 musical acts.

It's Raptor Weekend at the Audubon

Raptor Weekend returns to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s Nature Center this weekend. Wildlife rehabilitators and experts from across the Northeast will bring a wide variety of these …

'Assault on the First Amendment' focus of Thursday event

The struggle to preserve the principles of the First Amendment will be the topic of the opening Bosworth Lecture to be held on Thursday, Sept 8, at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Free Library (Bristol). The …
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Obituaries
Dorothy Boudreau Dorothy "Dottie" (D'Allesandro) Boudreau passed away peacefully at home on September 24th surrounded by her loving family. She was a lifelong resident of Barrington. Dottie was the daughter of the
Robert Francoeur Robert Leonard Francoeur, age 88, of East Providence passed away Monday, September 26, 2022 at Evergreen House Health Center. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Leonard and Antoinette (
Evangeline Manuel Evangeline T. (Tabora) Manuel, "Vangie," age 83, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. Born in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines, she
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Sports
RIFAC athletes complete busy summer, start new season EAST PROVIDENCE — The new month marked a new season for the athletes at the city-bases Rhode Island Fencing Academy, who took part in the Boston Fencing Club sponsored Regional Junior/Cadet …
Jackson nets four in win over Barrington Freshman striker Thea Jackson scored four goals as the Mt. Hope girls soccer team thrashed Barrington 6-0 in a Division I home game on Friday evening. Senior midfielder Abby Razzino and sophomore …
 Pacheco rushes for 117 yards, touchdown in Huskies loss Senior running back Brock Pacheco rushed for 117 yards and a touchdown as the Mt. Hope football team fell to Pilgrim 24-9 in front of a healthy home crowd on Thursday night. The team is currently 1-1 …
Soccer team loses heartbreaker to Classical 2-1 in home opener The Mt. Hope soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Classical in front of a decent crowd despite a drizzly in the home opener on Wednesday night. The game looked to be headed for overtime, …
Opinion
Letter: Ending private school caps is a bad idea

To the editor:I would like to commend the East Providence Post for the high degree of editorial bravery displayed in your call to divert a higher amount of tax dollars from the general fund towards …

Letter: Bristol needs a better Rescue system sooner than later

To the editor:Back in the spring I expressed my concerns in a letter to the editor regarding the low pay, personnel shortage, and reliance on mutual aid from surrounding towns regarding our fire …

Letter: To the angels who helped during my time of need

To the editor: In August of this year, my home was struck by lightning, causing it to be on fire.I wasn’t aware of the fire until a neighbors, Alisa Travers and Zackery Anderson, came …

Letter: A welcome place for healthy dialogue

To the editor: Walking into the small room on the first floor of the library to a full house reminded me how much I have missed the free to all Bosworth Lecture Series.I have had the pleasure of …

Letter: The ACLU and Their Rose Colored Glasses

To the editor: Regarding the ACLU Op-Ed by Steven Brown and Hannah Stern in the September 8 edition of the Phoenix, I have to ask, what part of privacy do they feel is being violated in a public …

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