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Porch Music Fest in Bristol draws strolling music-lovers

BRISTOL — The inaugural Porch Music Fest drew a few hundred people to the south end of High Street Sunday afternoon as they strolled from house to house to hear four different bands …
‘Porch Music Fest’ is Sunday in Bristol's historic district
All four coordinators of Porch Music, scheduled for this Sunday, Sept. 23, from 4 to 6 p.m. along the south end of High Street, credit … Read More
It's coworker vs. coworker for Bristol Town Clerk
A couple of minutes before the 4 p.m. filing deadline on June 27, Melissa Cordeiro, who has served as a senior clerk in the Bristol … Read More
Bristol board approves historic Longfield condo plan
The Bristol Planning Board approved a proposal to rehabilitate the historic home at 1200 Hope St., known as “Longfield,” last … Read More
Board throws cold water on Bristol housing plan
Last Thursday night’s Planning Board meeting lasted well into the evening as two major development proposals, Old Orchard Farm and … Read More
Bristol post office renamed for First Sgt. P. Andrew McKenna
Warm, late-summer temperatures greeted a large turnout of relatives, friends and local, state and Congressional dignitaries who … Read More
Cyclists cross four bridges to benefit Save The Bay
EAST BAY — Bicyclists enjoyed some of the most spectacular views in our area Sunday when they crossed over four bridges before … Read More
Obituaries
Joseph Faria Jr. “Joe Bristol” Joe would like to let you know that his work here is done. He received a call, a sort of an offer you can’t refuse. His new mission takes him to a wonderful place where he will be socializing, …
Fr. Thomas J. Vaughan, 90, of Bristol Fr. Thomas J. Vaughan SSC, 90, passed away peacefully on Sept. 13, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Manor.   = Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, he was the son the late Patrick and Kathleen (Fuller) …
Rev. Joseph Jeremiah McSweeney, SSC, 85, of Bristol Rev. Joseph Jeremiah McSweeney, SSC, 85, passed away on Sept. 13, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Manor. Born in Ireland, he was the son of the late Jeremiah and Ellen (Long) McSweeney. He is survived by …
Lorraine Sousa, 75, of Bristol Lorraine (Martins) Sousa, 75, of 5 Debra Ave., Bristol, passed away peacefully into God’s care on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, after a valiant battle with cancer. She joins her beloved husband, …
Election 2018
Election News
Ascencao says message, team and hard work won the election

The victor in Wednesday’s House of Representatives District 68 Democratic primary is resting a little and catching up on laundry today. It’s been a few long months for the first-time …

Tyska accepts defeat, worries about future of district, and campaign tactics

Reflecting on his overwhelming defeat in the Democratic primary for R.I. House District 68, Andy Tyska said he still believes he was the best candidate for Bristol and Warren, but the voters who went …

Candidate Statements
Cirillo: A lifetime of learning and understanding really matter The person who effectively holds the office of Town Clerk must be a storehouse of knowledge and facts. You would be surprised to know how often complicated problems impacting someone’s life, …
Cordeiro: Post ALL Town Council meeting data Bristol residents should have greater access to the information shaping the policies where we live, work, and raise our families. A professional, service-oriented and transparent Town Clerk’s …
Donovan: Evidence-based policy reforms needed in opioid crisis For too long, Rhode Island’s rates of substance use have exceeded national averages. The overdose epidemic has made the need for effective reforms a critical issue in our state. Initiatives …
McCarthy: Bristol voters, Stop, look and listen My fellow Bristolians, for most of us with years of automobile driving experience, this is a warning we all heed at railroad crossings. To ignore it, could be perilous! Maybe this same warning, …
Hunt: Our single-party monopoly has hurt taxpayers and businesses In a primary where less than 20 percent of registered voters cast a vote, two Democratic candidates spent well over $33,000. That equates to more than $16 spent for every vote. Why do candidates …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices - Sept. 13, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on Sept. 13, 2018.
Bristol Legal Notices - Sept. 6, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 6, 2018, issue of the Bristol Phoenix.

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