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In Bristol Warren, an uncommon bond between teacher and students

Even across the dull screen of a 10" Chromebook, the joy was impossible to miss when art teacher Leah Keith logged on Friday morning to talk to one of her classes at Mt. Hope High School. It was …

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Local innovator creates product that changes the mineral profile of water
Daniel Starr-Tambor never planned to start a food business, but things don’t always go as planned. In 2011, Daniel, a New … Read More
Barrington meeting: Bike path bridges, unfunded mandates and an asphalt plant
The conversation topics ranged from the replacement of the East Bay Bike Path bridges to unfunded mandates handed down to the school … Read More
Bristol Police: Two arrests for DUI, plus numerous rabid skunks
Bristol  police officers made a handful of arrests, including two for DUI, from Feb. 15 to 21. They also charged the owner of a … Read More
Speaker Shekarchi: Rhode Islanders need to speak up
Rhode Island Speaker of the House Joseph Shekarchi has a message for Rhode Islanders: If you have something to say, say it. Mr. … Read More
Barrington JV and Freshman track teams run well at states
The Barrington High School boys and girls indoor track programs enjoyed a successful weekend of meets. Last Saturday, the … Read More
Councilor says town was wrong to offer flag request application
As of last week, four people had filed applications to fly different flags on the town hall flagpole — one application was for the … Read More
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Obituaries
Joan Y. Sousa, 85, Warren Joan Yvonne (Gagnon) Sousa, 85, of Warren, RI, died, Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of the late David B. Sousa, who passed in 2012. Born …
Helen M. Turner, 80, formerly of Tiverton Helen M. Turner, 80, formerly of Tiverton, passed away on February 26, 2021.  She was the widow of Rogers D. Turner.  Born in Ellicott City, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Frank …
Robert J. Avila, 87, Warren Robert Joseph Avila, 87, of Warren, Rhode Island, and Sarasota, Florida, passed away peacefully at home in Warren on February 23, 2021. He was born in Warren to the late Francisco and Pauline …
Sports
BHS Sports Roundup: Eagles fall to Saints, beat Falcons Dani Ceseretti scored 20 points, but it was not enough as the Eagles lost to St. Andrew’s 47-39 on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Nina Gibbons scored 11 for Barrington and Hailey Walter added six. Cadence …
Barrington High School boasts soccer All-American Barrington High School senior Jackson Bennett was recently selected All American in soccer. But his standout season and the impressive post-season award that followed almost never …
Mt. Hope-East Providence hockey defeats Coventry in overtime WEST WARWICK — Nate Marshall’s power play goal late in overtime lifted the Mt. Hope-East Providence High School hockey co-op to a 4-3 victory over Coventry at the West Warwick rink …
Prendergast and Pavao lead Mt. Hope to regional state title Prendergast and Pavao lead Mt. Hope to regional state title   PHOTOS BY JULIE FURTADO   19: The champion Mt. Hope gymnastics team of (from left to right) Assistant …
Opinion
Letter: Gun ownership in the U.S. is outrageously high

In the Feb. 18 Bristol Phoenix, the opinion page includes a long letter disputing the fact that the rise in violent crime is directly related to the rise in gun ownership. The author neglects to …

Letter: Council’s reception does not bode well for bikers

At last week’s Bristol Town Council meeting, the council gave what was described by the Phoenix as “a somewhat reluctant endorsement” to the extension of a bicycle network to the …

Letter: Many residents are opposed to this bike path design

In the Feb. 18 Bristol Phoenix, an article concerning the design of the proposed bike path on Ferry Road stated that 14 residents had written to the Bristol Town Council to support the plan and only …

Letter: Thanks for all the help after the fire

To the editor: On February 18, our family’s home was damaged by a fire that has made our house uninhabitable for the next 9 months. The most important thing is we are all safe. We …

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