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Bristol Police: Arrests for domestic assault, drugs and sexual assault

Bristol police officers made a handful of arrests from Jan. 13 to 19, including one for sexual assault and  a couple for drug-related charges. Monday, Jan. 13 Officers responded to the …
Mt. Hope wrestlers look sharp as they prep for the state tournament
The Mt. Hope wrestling team beat East Providence, 60-12, but fell to Cumberland, 39-30, and Hope, 34-26, during a quad meet at East … Read More
Family sues Bristol Warren district over son’s suspension
Jodi and Michael Camelo of Bristol are suing the Bristol Warren Regional School District for what they assert was an egregious … Read More
Gen. Baccus submits R.I. Veterans' Home resignation
Brig. Gen. Rick Baccus, administrator of the Rhode Island Veterans' Home for the past 11 years, has submitted his resignation, to be … Read More
Bristol Police: Woman flees into woods after trying to buy cell phone
A young woman from New Jersey briefly fled into the woods near a busy commercial intersection after allegedly attempting to buy a new … Read More
America’s pastime alive and well in Bristol
With an expanded board and a new leader at the helm, Bristol’s King Philip Little League is looking to buck national trends and … Read More
New Irish Veterans chapter honors First Sgt. McKenna
The legacy of local war hero 1SG P. Andrew McKenna lives on with the recent establishment of the 1SG P. Andrew McKenna Irish Vets … Read More
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Obituaries
Olga Luiz, 94, of Bristol Olga (Teixeira) Luiz, 94, of Everett Avenue passed away on Jan. 20, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Manor. She was the wife of the late Manuel Luiz. Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Manuel …
Joyce M. Bryant, 70, of Bristol Joyce M. Bryant, 70, entered into heaven on Jan. 15, 2020, from Rhode Island Hospital, with her family at her side. A Bristol resident for over 70 years, she was the beloved wife of Kenneth W. …
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Sports
Eagles crush Huskies in Medeiros Cup game The Barrington High School boys hockey team celebrated an 8-1 victory over Mt. Hope in the annual JP Medeiros Memorial Cup game at Portsmouth Abbey rink on Wednesday, Jan. 8. The Huskies actually …
RWU's Opalka earns yet another CCC women's hoops award BRISTOL — For the third time to date this season and for the second in a row, Roger Williams University’s Karli Opalka has been named as the Commonwealth Coast Conference women’s …
East Bay girls hockey rolls over Cranston, 8-3 PORTSMOUTH — The East Bay girls’ hockey team won its third game in a row last Thursday, Jan. 2, crushing Cranston, 8-3, during a league game at Portsmouth Abbey.
Opinion
Letter: BCWA customers, here is why your rates are increasing Water is one of our most valuable resources. We were acutely reminded of this last year when our only source of supply, the East Bay Pipeline, was found to have a leak and needed to be shut down for …
Editorial: Taxes and the damage done Bravo to Governor Gina Raimondo for aiming to make Rhode Island the first state in the nation to get all of its power from renewable energy. That end-of decade goal might just be achievable and could …
Commentary: On 10th anniversary, congressman calls for end to ‘Citizens United’ Any grade schooler could tell you a dollar bill is not the same thing as a conversation. Or that a big company is not the same thing as a human being.But conservatives on the Supreme Court …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Jan. 2, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 2 Bristol Phoenix.
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