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Mt. Hope boys and girls win at cross country meet

The Mt. Hope boys cross country team beat East Providence and Tiverton in a home dual meet at the Bristol Town Beach on Monday, to start the season off at 2-0.  The Huskies took the first six …

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A conversation with the team behind Bristol Porchfest (PODCAST)
Host Kevin Centazzo, aka Kevin from Bristol, speaks with Bristol Porchfest Co-Chair Nancy Kellner and Co-Technical Director Joe Caron … Read More
Warren Council revokes Italo American Club liquor license
The Warren Town Council voted unanimously to revoke the liquor license of the Italo American Club during a show cause hearing on … Read More
Bristol Warren superintendent resigns from interim post
The Bristol Warren Regional School District will be looking for its fifth superintendent in the past two years, after interim … Read More
Mt. Hope 'Go getters' start season at, 2-0
The Mt. Hope tennis team blanked Rogers, 7-0, in Newport and blew out South Kingstown, 5-1, at home, to start the young fall season … Read More
Bristol Police Chief and Major engaged with Warren shooter
Bristol Police confirmed Friday that their Chief of Police and Major Scott McNally actively engaged with gunman Michael Ouellette … Read More
Loss of Remy leaves 'deep scar' in Warren
Following the tragic death of Asst. Fire Chief Brian Remy, some of those who knew him well spoke about his memory. Read More
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Obituaries
George Paul Palazio Jr., 75, of Warren George Paul Palazio Jr., 75, of Warren, R.I., formerly of Smithfield, R.I., passed away, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at home after a long battle with cancer. Born in Fall River, Mass., he was the son …
Autumn Breeze, 63, of Warren Autumn Breeze, 63, of Mason Street, Warren, died peacefully on Sept. 11, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.  Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Raymond and Marie (Gallant) …
Eleanor C. Maisano, 97, of Warren Eleanor C. (Cicerchia) Maisano, 97, of Warren passed away peacefully in Newport on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. She was the wife of the late John Maisano, Jr. Born in Warren, R.I., she was the …
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Sports
Photo Gallery: Huskies trounce Tigers, 29-8, in injury fund game Mt. Hope senior quarterback Aidan Ramaglia led the Division II, Mt. Hope football team, over Division IV, Tiverton, 29-8, in an injury fund game in Tiverton on Friday evening.  Ramaglia …
Mt. Hope wrestling champions recognized The Mt. Hope High School wrestling team was recognized for its first state championship victory during the recent Town Council and School Committee meetings in Warren and Bristol.
Updated: Post 10 Juniors fall in Legion Baseball playoffs EAST PROVIDENCE — Riverside Post 10 opened up its first round, best-of-three Rhode Island American Legion Baseball Junior Division playoff series against visiting Post 14 (Cumberland-Lincoln) …
Gallery: Riverside Post 10 Juniors embark on championship defense EAST PROVIDENCE — With Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League play back from a pandemic-forced hiatus last summer, the Riverside Post 10 entries have enjoyed various successes to date.
Opinion
Letter: Where do school leaders stand on CRT?

The time for diplomatic nuance and PC deference is past. I stand opposed to critical race theory (CRT) ideology infiltrating the public school curriculum. It is divisive, destructive and …

Letter: Please enforce universal masking at school committee meetings

The following was signed by multiple people and directed to Marjorie McBride, chairwoman of the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee. We, the undersigned, are writing to urge you to recognize …

Letter: A tragic loss for Warren

A letter to the editor regarding the passing of Asst. Fire Chief Brian Remy.

Letter: Individual ‘rights’ vs. community responsibility

Over the past several weeks, I have followed the ‘mask debate’ as it pertains to the start of the school year. The increasingly polarizing rhetoric around this reflects an erosion of our …

Letter: Use masks as an opportunity for growth

One of the disturbing messages coming out of the more recent Bristol Warren Regional School Committee meeting was the idea that mask wearing is cognitively, physically, and emotionally harmful to …

Letter: Editorial on mask wearing for children had it right

I usually read East Bay Newspapers’ editorials. Sometimes I agree; sometimes I don’t. But I have never found myself so totally pleased or displeased with an editorial position …

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