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Gallery: EPHS girls' soccer vs. Moses Brown

EAST PROVIDENCE — Two of the teams atop the Division II girls' soccer table, host East Providence High School and Moses Brown, met Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, at Pierce Stadium, the home Townies …
Repairs to Prudence ferry dock begin this week
With the busy summer season over, scheduled repairs and reinforcements to the Prudence Island Ferry dock on Thames Street were slated … Read More
'The Herreshoff Legacy' photo exhibit opens this week
Bristol boats, a Bristol company and a Bristol photographer will be at the center of an exhibit opening this Friday at the Cape Cod … Read More
BCWA: Please conserve water as pipeline work begins
Though mandatory restrictions aren't in place, Bristol County Water Authority officials are asking customers in Barrington, Bristol … Read More
A bump in the road for landlord of Bristol's new sushi restaurant
Bristol’s newest, soon-to-open restaurant, Baba Sushi on Thames Street, has been found to be in violation of the zoning code before … Read More
Update: Man told KMS student to get in his car
Warren and Bristol police are looking for a man who tried to entice a Kickemuit Middle School student into his car following a soccer … Read More
Police alerted after girl approached outside Kickemuit Middle School
Warren and Bristol police are investigating after a Kickemuit Middle School student reported being approached by a man in a white … Read More
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Obituaries
Manuel F. Ribeiro, Jr., 95, of Bristol Manuel F. Ribeiro, Jr., 95, of Bristol, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the Rhode Island Veterans Home, Bristol. He was the husband of the late Rita (Langlois) Ribeiro. Manuel was born in …
Richard Drew, 87, Riverside Richard Drew, 87, of Riverside, RI died Thursday, Sept.12, 2019. He was the son of the late Charles and Phyllis Drew of Riverside and beloved husband of the late Jane (Cross) Drew. He leaves his …
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Sports
East Providence edges Mt. Hope in non-league football opener EAST PROVIDENCE — Juan Diaz scored three of the five East Providence High School football touchdowns, including two 20-plus yard rumbles in the third quarter to put the locals ahead for good as the …
For the love of Bocce — A Bristol pastime continues to thrive A game which began centuries ago is still considered very popular with many people living in our fair community. Here is Bristol and surrounding areas you’ll find independent leagues in …
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 Portsmouth High School Music Boosters, came to an official close Sunday morning in festive fashion.
Opinion
Editorial: Kudos to police for investigation into vaping sales There is growing national alarm about the unrecognized dangers of vaping — people are literally dropping dead — which is why all parents should applaud a Bristol Police Department sting …
Editorial: Save the dam, save Bristol County's water supply At the risk of sounding redundant, we once again implore the Bristol County Water Authority to stop dismantling a freshwater supply that served this region for more than a century. They won’t …
Letter: Help us keep Nature's Classroom alive this year “When you are in Nature’s Classroom you can take a break from the outside world. You build bonds and get closer with your classmates and teachers.” “It helped me learn more …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.
Bristol Legal Notices – Sept. 12, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 12 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.
Bristol Legal Notices – Aug. 22, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on Aug. 22,  2019.

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