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Confessions of a Public School Teacher: A 35-Year Veteran's Assessment on How Public Education Can Make the Grade, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. Its author is Michael Marra, a … more
Clarkson M. Gifford, Jr., 87, of Little Compton, passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021 at home.  He was the husband of Hedwig M. "Wickie" (Faber) Gifford. Born in Dartmouth, he was son of the … more
The youngest (along with twin brother Eric) of Muriel Barclay de Tolly’s 6 children, Katie Potter has always been surrounded by food and family. Muriel, who was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, and … more
Do you love dogs? What about supporting small, local businesses? Assuming you’re not Ebenezer Scrooge prior to his ghostly visitors kickstarting his steely, cold heart, we’ll assume … more
The college kids aren't around, yet Bristol residents are still calling their police department somewhat regularly to complain about folks being loud. Following are excerpts from the Bristol Police … more
The bluefin tuna bite remains strong with Mahi, bonito and mackerel being caught too. Mike Wade of Watch Hill Outfitters said, “The bluefin tuna bite is outstanding. With the front that moved … more
Marie “Peachie” (Nappi) Simard, 82, of Bristol, R.I., passed away, Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Simard Sr. Born in … more
Regular readers of this column may be aware that I represent pro bono (no legal fee) the elderly retirees who had worked at St. Joseph’s and/or Fatima Hospital before St. Joseph’s closed … more
PORTSMOUTH — Finished all your beach reads and looking for more? The staff at the Portsmouth Free Public Library has some ideas for you. more
  Bristol native Jodi Leffingwell holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership as well as an MBA and she works for a global organization with a passion for leadership development. But one of … more
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