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Bristol Police camp strives to build a community of leaders

They tested their wits while investigating a crime scene, pushed their boundaries while climbing their way through a ropes course. With every passing day, they challenged both their minds and their …
Riders raise more than $10,000 for soldiers overseas
The roar of motorcycles filled the air Sunday afternoon as participants in the ninth annual Frontline Ministry Ride for Freedom did … Read More
Final Common Fence Point 5 Miler in Portsmouth called ‘bittersweet’
PORTSMOUTH — The Common Fence Point 5 Miler went out with a bang. The 16th and last running of the annual race, a benefit for the … Read More
Proud volunteer fire company discovers this is its 150th anniversary
They started with a team of 17, back in the year of 1869. Back then, they were the Dreadnot Fire, Hook and Ladder Company, commanded … Read More
Mt. Hope Bridge is stage for ropes training program
As motorists passed by on the road up above and boats sailed through in the water down below, a small crew of men were busy at work … Read More
Full Channel changes name to i3 Broadband
Sam Valencia didn’t cut an old-fashioned telephone cord with the giant pair of scissors loaned to him Thursday by the East Bay … Read More
Another Bristol man claims abuse by David Barboza
John Vento grew up a few doors away from the old Hydraulion Engine and Hose Co. fire station, when it was located in a small, … Read More
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Obituaries
JoAnn Collins, 66, of Bristol JoAnn (Proto) Collins, 66, of Kickemuit Avenue passed away on Aug. 15, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Manor. She was the wife of Charles E. Collins III. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the …
H. Sanford (Sandy) Town, 90, Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Bristol H. Sanford (Sandy) Town, 90, of Sarasota, Fla., and formerly of 41 Usher Terrace, Bristol, passed away on Wednesday August 14, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born in Fall River to …
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Sports
Bristol man hired to help run national wrestling association Dave Kemmy, who made quite a name for himself as one of the winningest high school and collegiate wrestling coaches, is on the move to bigger and better things. Recently, the National Wrestling …
Portsmouth Recreation Department offers flag football PORTSMOUTH — Have a child who’d like to play football, but doesn’t want to get knocked around or commit to four days of practice every week? The Portsmouth Recreation …
Bristol girls win soccer title in dramatic shootout The Bristol and Cranston U12 girls’ soccer teams faced off last month at the Bristol Town Beach and Sports Complex in a battle to win the Rhode Island U12 Gold State Title. Going into the game, …
Opinion
Editorial: Stop the guns, slow down the massacres There are myriad ways to explain the epidemic of mass executions in this country. There’s a growing mental health crisis, with overworked advocates, providers and social workers struggling to …
Editorial: Fifty-five years and counting We were remiss, and considering the current state of our politics and our societal ills it was a glaring omission, in not recognizing the 55th anniversary of the signing by President Lyndon B. …
Letter: A brighter bridge would mean more light pollution To the editor: The Mt. Hope Bridge is a classic. She is beautiful by day and beautiful by night.  But there are even more beautiful lights at night than hers.  We call those lights …
Legal Notices
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