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The Latest News

'Tent meeting' veteran preps for outdoor FTM

The upcoming financial town meeting will mark the end of Julia Califano's long-time political career. Mrs. Califano will not be running for re-election as town moderator, a post she has held since …
Councilors cite different reasons for not running again
Steve Boyajian said he has truly enjoyed his time on the town council. The democrat who is not running for re-election said the … Read More
Warren will fly Black Lives Matter flag in front of town hall
The Black Lives Matter flag will soon fly in front of Warren Town Hall, after the Warren Town Council on Thursday evening unanimously … Read More
Barrington throwers named 'Virtual All-Americans'
Four Barrington residents recently competed in the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation/athleticNET Virtual Qualifying series and … Read More
Westport Town Meeting: Now it's outdoors on a Saturday
WESTPORT — Town meeting won't be held at White's of Westport after all and it won't be held on a Tuesday night. Thanks in part to … Read More
Bristol’s museums begin to open their doors
Gov. Gina Raimondo’s Phase 3 guidance was released on Tuesday, allowing museums, along with movie theaters and bowling alleys, … Read More
With Fogland Beach parking precious, RVs raise questions
TIVERTON — With parking limited at Fogland Beach due to state and local coronavirus restrictions, some wondered why it is that motor … Read More
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Obituaries
Matthew G. Maetozo, a native of Bristol Matthew G. Maetozo, Ph.D., a native of Bristol, R.I. and a veteran of World War II, died at the age of 93 on June 18, 2020, at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Fla. He …
John A. Buonanno of Bristol Family and friends are respectfully invited to a service to honor the life of John A. Buonanno of Bristol, R.I. The service will be held Thursday, July 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Smith Funeral & …
Sports
Are you ready for the Barrington Olympics? The International Olympic Committee may have canceled this year's Summer Games, but Barrington will be holding its own "Virtual Olympics" later this month. The BAY Team has planned a series of …
Riverside Post 10 Juniors expect to vie in one-off summer baseball competition EAST PROVIDENCE — Some good news has apparently emerged from what has been a rather bleak period for local youth sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the Riverside Post 10 Junior American …
Barrington Little League offering 'Summer League' Barrington Little League officials announced on Wednesday morning, June 17, that there will be a "Summer League" running from July 6 to Aug. 15. The summer session will be open to players in AAA, …
Opinion
Letter: Cutting school budget does not make sense To the editor: In response to Mr. Rimoshytus, I absolutely disagree that cutting the school budget would make any sense given the uncertainties and costs of reopening the schools. We do not yet …
Letter: The reality of slavery in Barrington To the editor: The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations is considering dropping the “and Providence Plantations” part of its name. I grew up in Barrington, an almost …
Letter: Beware the wolf (‘Citizens’) in sheep’s clothing Peter Hewett’s letter in the June 18 Phoenix (“Of Course black lives matter ….”), and other recent related events, compel a rational, factual response. Mr. Hewett …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – May 7, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on May 7, 2020.
Warren Legal Notices – May 6, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Warren Times-Gazette on May 6, 2020.

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