Bristol Police: Arrests for drunk driving and sexual assault
Bristol police officers made seven arrests from Jan. 8 to Jan. 14, including two women for drunk driving and one man for second-degree … Read More
Tiny group keeps Bristol badminton league alive, would gladly welcome new members
Most days, the Bristol Community Center thumps with the beat of Zumba or fitness classes or basketball or other mainstream activities. … Read More
Firefighters snuff Bristol house fire
Bristol firefighters quickly doused a house fire at 1 Jenkins St. this afternoon, before it spread from the deck into the house … Read More
Sports
Mt. Hope gymnasts win first meet of the season
The Mt. Hope High School gymnastics team beat Portsmouth in the first meet of the season at the Newport YMCA on Saturday. The reigning … Read More
Eagles top Huskies, 5-3, in JP Medeiros Jr. Memorial hockey game
Barrington topped Mt. Hope 5-3 in the 16th annual JP Medeiros Jr. Memorial Cup hockey game on Tuesday night. The game is in memory of … Read More
Barrington High School gym renamed for Frank Murgo
Barrington legend Frank Murgo sits quietly in his wheelchair inside the spacious confines of the newly renovated Rhode Island Veterans … Read More
Police Report
Alleged drunk driver flees police, hits car, threatens officer
A Swansea man was charged with multiple offenses after allegedly driving away from a police officer, fleeing from Bristol into Warren, … Read More
Man falls asleep at tanning salon, faces drug charges
A Bristol man faces multiple drug charges after he allegedly fell asleep in a tanning bed at a Metacom Avenue salon Thursday, Dec. 28, … Read More
Former Bristol senior center director reaches plea agreement, gets probation
Former Bristol Senior Center Director Maria Ursini reached a plea agreement with the Town of Bristol, which agreed to drop two felony … Read More
Obituaries
Maria Gloria Barreiro, 79, of Bristol

Maria Gloria (Chora) Barreiro, 79, of Hope Street passed away on January 18, 2018, at Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of Jose Barreiro.    Born in Bretanha, St. Michael, she was the …

Mary G. Viveiros, 95, of Bristol

Ferdinand A. Bruno, Esq., 88, of Bristol

Mary Souza, 90, of Bristol

Marie Amaral, 96, of Bristol

Louis C. Boughton of Bristol

Beatrice Almeida Maylor, 93, East Providence

Jose Costa Leitao Jr., 94, of Bristol

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