The Latest From Bristol

Bristol senior signs Letter of Intent for Crew

Chloe Watson of Bristol, a senior at Bay View Academy and a member of the Bengals crew team, signed a National Letter of Intent to row at the University of Rhode Island. This fall, she recorded a …
Fifty years later, Bristol man discovers he has a son
Imagine not knowing you had a child for nearly 50 years. That was the plight of local resident Tony Ribeiro, who discovered … Read More
Lobster pot Christmas tree decorates Bristol Harbor waterfront
A new addition to Bristol’s holiday decor is a lobster pot tree on the State Street dock. The tree was first erected two years … Read More
A new ‘tavern’ is taking shape on Thames in Bristol
“Ever since I was a kid, every restaurant I walked into, I would imagine what I would do with it,” said Richie Corrente, who lives … Read More
Bernardo Esposito, 92, of Bristol
Mr. Bernardo Esposito, age 92, of Mount Hope Avenue, Bristol, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of the late … Read More
Joyce M. Centazzo, 75, of Bristol
Joyce M. (Costa) Centazzo, 75, of Bristol, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at Hope Hospice in Providence. She was born in Providence, a … Read More
Alice Borges, 93, of Bristol
Mrs. Alice (Brown) Borges, age 93, of Hope Street, Bristol, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, … Read More
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Nov. 8, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on Nov. 8, 2018.
Bristol Legal Notices — Nov. 1, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on Nov. 1, 2018.
Election 2018
Election News
District 68 Special Election set for Tuesday, March 5
A special election to fill the District 68 House of Representatives seat vacated by Laufton Ascencao will be held next March, … Read More
District 68 primary and special elections would cost Bristol, Warren thousands
It could cost the towns of Warren and Bristol anywhere from $10,600 to $18,600 to stage primary and special elections to fill the … Read More
DePasquale joins District 68 race
Another candidate is throwing his hat into the ring, seeking to claim the District 68 seat vacated Wednesday by Laufton … Read More
District 68 race would require a Primary first
The political vacuum created by the sudden departure of District 68 Representative-elect Laufton Ascencao will take at least two … Read More
In these races, PAC ‘winners’ are also Election Day winners
With the election behind, the Bristol Phoenix took a look at the funds amassed by candidates in the four statewide elections that … Read More
Experience prevails in Bristol clerk's race — both candidates react to the outcome
Longtime Bristol Town Clerk Lou Cirillo held off challenger Melissa Cordeiro and will retain his post for another two years. The … Read More

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