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Bristol theater is in the holiday spirit, Rhode Island-style

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Santa Claus was actually a member of an extended Rhode Island-based Italian American family including a younger back-up-plan brother Ant’ny, an …
Bristol Warren wrestlers win tournament
The Kickemuit Middle School’s wrestling team won the Birchwood Tournament this past Saturday, easily defeating second place finisher … Read More
Ana Riley leaving as Portsmouth superintendent
Five years after joining the Portsmouth School District as superintendent, Ana Riley is taking on a new position with the Rhode Island … Read More
Eagles grab third place finish at Injury Fund meet
The Barrington High School boys indoor track team opened the season with a third place finish at the RIIL Injury Fund meet on … Read More
There’s still time to ‘Foster a Senior’ in Bristol
There’s a Santa’s Workshop of sorts at the Bristol Senior Center, and it’s about to get very busy. Several rooms … Read More
Barrington student 'speaks for the trees'
Emma Marvelli channeled the Lorax when speaking to the town council at its November meeting.  The Barrington High School … Read More
Barrington church hosting 'live nativity'
East Bay’s only live nativity will be held at Barrington Baptist Church at 25 Old County Road in Barrington, for two nights from … Read More
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Obituaries
Marilee Ann Jordan, 92, of Bristol Mrs. Marilee Ann (Griffin) Jordan, age 92, formerly of Cole Street, Bristol, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at the Grand Islander Center, Middletown. She was the wife of the late Arthur Edward Jordan, …
Maria da Conceicao Arruda, 92, of Bristol Maria da Conceicao (Martins Carvalho) Arruda, 92, of Third Street passed away on Dec. 6, 2019, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Antonio Cordeiro Arruda.    Born in …
Sports
BHS Sports Roundup: Hockey teams take the ice The East Bay Eagles co-op girls hockey team lost to LaSalle Academy 3-2 in an Injury Fund game at Thayer Arena on Saturday night, Dec. 7. Katherine Barker scored one goal and assisted on the other …
BHS volleyball player reaches milestone Casey Lambert tallied her 1,000th career assist for the Barrington High School volleyball team this fall. That milestone was made even more impressive by the fact that Casey reached that mark in …
Lambert era begins for EPHS girls’ hoops EAST PROVIDENCE — If the enthusiasm for the endeavor of city native and alum Tshombe “Bay” Lambert, the new head coach for the East Providence High School girls’ basketball program, is …
Opinion
Editorial: The things we learned from Big Bird Caroll Spinney, the whole body puppeteer who brought Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life, died Sunday at age 85 in Connecticut. Big Bird, like most six-year-olds, would …
Letter: Successful Lock Box program is available to help seniors The Lock Box Program has been a great success in our community. I wanted to reach out and share this free program with others who may benefit from it. Police, fire and rescue personnel frequently …
Letter: Spare Tiverton from TTA tyranny — don’t ‘recall the recall’ To  the editor: Tyranny is when one person or small group of people as too much power. It becomes relatively easy to abuse that power at the expense of innocent citizens. The best way to …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Nov. 21, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 21 Bristol Phoenix.
East Providence Legal Notices – Nov. 21, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 21 East Providence Post.
Tiverton Legal Notices – Nov. 21, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 21 Sakonnet Times.

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