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'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 Maritime Museum in Hyannis, Mass. An opening reception is this …
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
Barrington teenager seriously injured in crash
Rescue personnel rushed a Barrington teenager to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 18, after he was involved in an accident … 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
Church event focuses on climate crisis
"The climate crisis is an emergency, and the world's youth are calling on all of us to start acting like it," stated the first line of … Read More
Bristol names longtime officer and administrator new chief of police
Bristol will soon install its fourth police chief in the past six months, but it expects this one to last a while. Kevin Lynch, a … Read More
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Obituaries
Mary Loftus Kennedy, Westport Mary Loftus Kennedy died September 17, 2019, in Providence, RI. Born December 2, 1916, in Scranton, Penn., a city she loved, Mary was the daughter of Edward Jerome and Mary Gavin Loftus. A loyal …
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 …
Sports
Barrington girl leads college team to victory Barrington native Julie Soares, a senior on the Gettysburg College field hockey team, scored two goals and powered the Bullets to a 4-0 win over Muhlenberg College earlier this month. The win …
EPHS boys' soccer continues early season unbeaten run EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ soccer squad remained unbeaten through five Division I regular season games after the Townies played visiting Tolman to a 1-1 draw at …
EPHS harriers hope some can qualify for state championship meet EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School cross country teams opened up their 2019 Eastern Division dual meet schedules last week at the Tiverton High 3.1-mile course, the girls winning …
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.
East Providence Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the East Providence Post.
Little Compton Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the Sakonnet Times.

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