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The energy reality is what just happened at Brayton Point when those towers came tumbling down. Back when the decision was announced, a company spokesman called it simple economics — coal can no … more
To the editor: This year has been a difficult one for our school system and our community. Tensions between schools, teachers, administration, students and families ran high. Awareness of concerns … more
On July 16, 2019, the Bristol branch of Bank of America will close, leaving that bank’s  branches nearest to Bristolians in Barrington and Fall River. This is a bank robbery in … more
The Silver Creek Bridge is presently deficient both structurally and functionally. Rebuilding the bridge should take care of the structural problems, but it would still be deficient as planned in its … more
In comments shared out of the spotlight, outgoing Superintendent of Schools Mario Andrade said the Bristol Warren school district is in great shape, but damaged, and its highest priority right now is … more
Well, the start of official Fourth activity was marked by events held at the bandstand on the Town Common June 14. So let’s review some of the around town Fourth activity that feature … more
I attended a recent forum at Rogers Free Library hosted by state Rep. Susan Donovan, District 69, and Rep. June Speakman, District 68. We had a chance to hear what issues are currently being … more
We recently concluded the fifth annual British Motorcar Festival.  The festival, including the Friday Night Street Party and vintage motorcar procession through downtown Bristol on Friday, June … more
For the fifth consecutive year, five Naval Academy sloops, each with eight Midshipmen (some ladies) visited Bristol for the long weekend. Originally organized by retired Navy Captain Gary Holmstrom, … more
As a competitive runner who has completed more than 1,000 road races all over the country in my 30-year running career, I was outraged by the recent action by the town council in denying the … more
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