Photos: Huskies fall to North Kingstown on Homecoming night

The Mt. Hope High School football team fell to North Kingstown 33-14 during their Homecoming game at Vendituolli Field on Friday night. The Huskies have faced three undefeated teams, Division I …
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Bristol fireman named firefighter of the year

Long time Bristol firefighter William Van Voast received the Annual Firefighter of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award in front of his family and peers at the Rhode Island State Firemen's League …

Shrimpers raising a ruckus on Mt. Hope Bay

Fishermen going after mantis shrimp in Mt. Hope Bay are to blame for the loud noises many residents in the Hopeworth and Narrows section of Bristol have complained about for the last week or so. …

Bristol students “adopt” hurricane-ravaged Texas school

Students at the Guiteras School in Bristol went shopping for supplies last two weeks, but not for themselves: They adopted a middle school in Texas that lacks the barest essentials after Hurricane …

Bristol educator honored by the school he founded

A long-time teacher from Bristol has been honored for his work to improve education for at-risk students who don’t always do well in traditional high school settings. On Friday, dozens of …

Vast Tiverton sports center takes shape

TIVERTON — By any measure, the massive Longplex sports center under construction along Industrial Way in Tiverton, a little north of Fish Road, is imposing. It's clearly visible traveling in either direction north of the town on Route 24
Obituaries
Stephen Butera, 67, Bristol

Stephen Butera, 67, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at his longtime home in Bristol. He was the beloved husband of Felecia (Freiday) Butera. Born in Jacksonville, FL, he was the son of the …

Harold A. Dennis, 93, of Bristol

Joseph J. Velleca, Jr., 79, of Warwick

John Borges, Jr., 81, of Chesapeake, Va.

Durval R. Medeiros, 50, of Bristol

Ralph A. Celone, 92, Bristol

Patricia M. Romano, 77, of Bristol

Clement E. Beauregard, 80, of Bristol

Sports
Lady Huskies crush Tollgate, 8-1, look to make playoff run

Huskies junior Kaelen McKenna scored three goals and an assist in leading the Mt. Hope girls soccer team over Tollgate, 8-1, at Vendituoli Field on Friday evening. Olivia Medieros, Jenna Cimbron, …

Meet ‘Kevin from Bristol’ — a sports talk celebrity

Special tournament attracts athletes to Bristol

Portsmouth shuts out Mt. Hope in home opener, 28-0

Mt. Hope cross country teams battle heat, gnats and teams

Things to Do
Bristol firefighters talk safety at Colt Andrews School

The Bristol Fire Department came to Colt Andrews School on Wednesday, Oct. 11. to speak to first and second graders about firefighters, gear and fire safety during Fire Prevention Week. On …

Will Warren pumpkins squash world record? Today's the day

Like fire trucks? They'll all be in Warren Sunday

Let them eat zucchini bread

Finish for a Guinness Sunday in Warren

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