Swing to the oldies in Independence Park Saturday

Swing to the oldies Saturday night as the Fourth of July Concert Series resumes at Independence Park. The following bands arew scheduled to perform Saturday: The Patterson Smith Rashid Quartet …
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A July weekend celebration of Ted Hood's boats

Ted Hood had a hand in the creation of countless boats — sail and power — and the Herreshoff Marine Museum invites owners of Hood-designed boats to a three-day rendezvous at the museum in …

Where is the cheapest gas in East Bay?

Gas prices in Rhode Island fell by 1 cent this week, averaging $2.29 a gallon across the state, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.29 price isequal to the national average for regular …

House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 11 Ridgeway Road — Sunday, June 25, 12-2 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $869,000. Mott & Chace …

Detroit Breakdown, Gerry Grimo headline Concert Series Friday

Start the evening with some jazz, and end up dancing in the aisles at tonight's Fourth of July concerts at INdependence Park. The following bands are scheduled to perform tonight: Gerry Grimo …

Quahogger frees tangled turtle in upper bay

Rob Russo was quahogging near Ohio Ledge (roughly between Colt State Park and Warwick Neck) last Tuesday when he came upon a large sea turtle apparently tangled in a buoy line. He posted an …

Off the Market: Homes sold in towns around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 19 Oak Grove Ave — $409,000 29 Commonwealth Ave — $215,000 9 Fairview Circle — …
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Sports
Golf tournament to fund higher education

Thousands of dollars have benefitted dozens of students over the years, and the Michael J. Mercurio Scholarship Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament aims for more when golfers tee off in a couple …

Photos: Andrade and company win 2017 CVS Health Charity Classic

Mt. Hope lacrosse player is All American

Huskies fall short in seventh, lose 4-3 to Mounties

Portsmouth High girls shine in state track championships

Things to Do
Classics featured Thursday at Fourth of July Concert Series

The Fourth of July Concert Series will feature the classics when it returns to Independence Park Thursday evening. From classical music to classic pop songs, there's something for all ages …

Local rock bands take the Independence Park stage Wednesday

Army Band kicks off Fourth of July Concert Series Tuesday

Mike Byrnes named 2017 Golden Pheasant winner

‘Bristol Stomp’ returns to Town Common for new generation

Opinion
Speak-Out: ‘Suspicious’ characters, attention for soap box winner

For a relatively small town, Bristol has, as any careful reader of the Bristol Phoenix’s police report will know, an INCREDIBLE NUMBER OS SUSPICIOUS PEOPLEi living here. Kids playing in the …

Edit: Time to work together for schools’ sake

Editorial: Menhaden massacre

Letter: School tax district will unify these towns

Letter: Form taxing district to fund Bristol Warren education

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