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A national calling: Why education is a civil right

A two-day event hosted in New York City called upon generations of activists, celebrities, artists, educators and students to reflect on the achievements and efforts of past and present changemakers. …
A century of happy living for Bristol's Mary Quinn
Mary Quinn was the guest of her honor at her 100th birthday party celebration Tuesday afternoon at the Franklin Court Assisting Living … Read More
Finance directors lay out initial plan on how to pay for new EPHS
EAST PROVIDENCE — Besides talking about the aid money owed by the city to the schools, a joint meeting between legislative bodies … Read More
Quick is appointed new East Providence Fire Chief
EAST PROVIDENCE — Glenn Quick has been chosen as the new chief of the East Providence Fire Department, replacing recently retired … Read More
Eleven countries, eighteen languages, one team
“Yī, èr, sān!” “Uno, dos, tres!” “Ek do teen!” “Raz, dva, tri!” “One, two, three!” Listen to the St. … Read More
Truck takes out Westport pole, knocks out power
A tractor trailer truck took out a utility pole near 1119 State Road Tuesday, knocking out power to area businesses and residences for … Read More
Warren volunteers need help with Thanksgiving turkey dinner drive
Volunteers who plan to cook and deliver hundreds of free Thanksgiving meals to the needy in Barrington, Bristol, Warren, Riverside and … Read More
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Obituaries
Richard Kenneth Heitzenrater, 80, of Bristol Richard Kenneth Heitzenrater, 80, passed away Nov. 8, 2019, at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Martha (Corsi) Heitzenrater, a Bristol native. When theymarried, he embraced the town of Bristol …
Carol Ann Cavalieri, 72, of Bristol Mrs. Carol Ann (Ferreira) Cavalieri, age 72, of Narrows Road, Bristol, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at St. Elizabeth’s Manor with her husband of 53 years, Domenic Cavalieri, by her side. Born …
Sports
Three Barrington cheer teams finish top 5 at regionals It was a strong season for Barrington Pop Warner's cheer program, as three teams finished in the top five of their respective divisions at the New England Regionals. Barrington's JV team led the …
Portsmouth can’t get offense going in Super Bowl showdown PORTSMOUTH — Few people expected the Patriots to defeat powerhouse Hendricken — a private school that can recruit football players from all over Rhode Island — in the Division I Super Bowl Saturday at Cranston Stadium.
EPHS defeats Shea in football playoff consolation game PAWTUCKET — In the consolation round of the Division I football playoffs last week, East Providence High School likely gained a modicum of comfort from offering up one of its better efforts …
Opinion
Letter: Please order the smaller trash carts for Bristol We fully support using smaller trash carts in Bristol, as described by Judy Anderson’s letter in the Bristol Phoenix on Nov. 14. Currently we never fill our 35-gallon trash can, nor have we …
Letter: Thanksgiving — For some a day of sadness, not celebration To the editor: Everyone is making plans for a festive Thanksgiving except Indians, many of whom will be in Plymouth at their 50th national day of mourning. They will walk for miles and talk …
Letter: Why hasn’t Bristol answered questions about trash bins? Are the (18,000?) 95-gallon bins already ordered? Does the town already own the 95-gallon bins? Do these bins have our Bristol town logo imprinted on them? If any of the preceding questions …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 Bristol Phoenix.
East Providence Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 East Providence Post.
Tiverton Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 Sakonnet Times.

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