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Local innovator creates product that changes the mineral profile of water

Daniel Starr-Tambor never planned to start a food business, but things don’t always go as planned. In 2011, Daniel, a New York native, and his wife Ashley, a Providence native, purchased an …

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Barrington JV and Freshman track teams run well at states
The Barrington High School boys and girls indoor track programs enjoyed a successful weekend of meets. Last Saturday, the … Read More
Councilor says town was wrong to offer flag request application
As of last week, four people had filed applications to fly different flags on the town hall flagpole — one application was for the … Read More
Bristol Warren schools seek $55.98 million
Bristol Warren Regional School Committee members will ask the Joint Finance Committee for a 3 percent increase in local education … Read More
Barrington Town Councilors say Zoom still best option for meetings
Weeks ago, Barrington resident Mary Teixeira posed a challenge to members of the town council. In a letter to the editor, she asked … Read More
Bristol expects new marina will pay for itself
The Town of Bristol has a plan to pay for its upcoming $3.5 million marina expansion. Through a combination of more slips, higher slip … Read More
BHS Sports Roundup: Eagles fall to Saints, beat Falcons
Dani Ceseretti scored 20 points, but it was not enough as the Eagles lost to St. Andrew’s 47-39 on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Nina … Read More
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Obituaries
Robert J. Avila, 87, Warren Robert Joseph Avila, 87, of Warren, Rhode Island, and Sarasota, Florida, passed away peacefully at home in Warren on February 23, 2021. He was born in Warren to the late Francisco and Pauline …
David Lloyd Durfee, 73, of Fairhaven, Mass. David Lloyd Durfee, 73, of Fairhaven, Mass., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Dave was the son of the late …
Gail Lillian Peloquin,78, formerly of Bristol and Warren Gail Lillian Peloquin,78, formerly of Warren and Bristol, Rhode Island, passed away on Feb, 21, 2021, with family by her side at Tockwotton on the Waterfront in East Providence. She was born to …
Sports
Barrington High School boasts soccer All-American Barrington High School senior Jackson Bennett was recently selected All American in soccer. But his standout season and the impressive post-season award that followed almost never …
Mt. Hope-East Providence hockey defeats Coventry in overtime WEST WARWICK — Nate Marshall’s power play goal late in overtime lifted the Mt. Hope-East Providence High School hockey co-op to a 4-3 victory over Coventry at the West Warwick rink …
Prendergast and Pavao lead Mt. Hope to regional state title Prendergast and Pavao lead Mt. Hope to regional state title   PHOTOS BY JULIE FURTADO   19: The champion Mt. Hope gymnastics team of (from left to right) Assistant …
Eagles forced to forfeit their playoff game; EG can still play The Barrington High School boys’ ice hockey season came to an unexpected end on Monday afternoon. Barrington, which was scheduled to face off against Burrillville in a playoff game on …
Opinion
Letter: Gun ownership in the U.S. is outrageously high

In the Feb. 18 Bristol Phoenix, the opinion page includes a long letter disputing the fact that the rise in violent crime is directly related to the rise in gun ownership. The author neglects to …

Letter: Council’s reception does not bode well for bikers

At last week’s Bristol Town Council meeting, the council gave what was described by the Phoenix as “a somewhat reluctant endorsement” to the extension of a bicycle network to the …

Letter: Many residents are opposed to this bike path design

In the Feb. 18 Bristol Phoenix, an article concerning the design of the proposed bike path on Ferry Road stated that 14 residents had written to the Bristol Town Council to support the plan and only …

Letter: Thanks for all the help after the fire

To the editor: On February 18, our family’s home was damaged by a fire that has made our house uninhabitable for the next 9 months. The most important thing is we are all safe. We …

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