The Latest From Bristol

With one new car wash, and another revitalized, there's no excuse for ridin' dirty in Bristol

Seemingly overnight, car washes are a big business in Bristol. For a long time — since the late 1960s — there were a few self-service, coin-operated bays on Gooding Avenue, behind the Almacs. …
In Warren, luck of the Irish lands on veterans
Everyone was Irish for a day this past Sunday, when the Warren’s American Legion Auxiliary Unit 11 held its annual corned beef and … Read More
Longtime sportswriter inducted into Hall of Fame
Longtime East Bay sportswriter/photographer Manny Correira was honored at Sunday's Words Unlimited Awards Banquet at the Cranston … Read More
Ursini accuses Bristol of unlawful termination and defamation
The director of the Benjamin Church Senior Center has filed a claim against the Town of Bristol alleging unlawful termination, … Read More
Adelia C. Guedes, 70, of Bristol
Adelia C. (Capela) Guedes, 70, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  She was the wife of Jose A. Guedes, her husband of 49 years. … Read More
Paul Almeida, 58, of Bristol
Brian Paul Almeida, aka Nick Danger, 58, of Bristol, R.I., died suddenly on March 12, 2019, in New London, Conn. He was the husband of … Read More
Marilyn Kay Herreshoff
Marilyn Kay Herreshoff, née Olson died Feb. 19, 2019, following a brief illness. Kay, as she was known to all was born in … Read More
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices - March 14, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on March 14, 2019.
Bristol Legal Notices – Nov. 8, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on Nov. 8, 2018.

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