The Latest From Bristol

Oliver leads Mt. Hope gymnasts on national stage

Mt. Hope High School star senior gymnastics performers Meghan Alegria Oliver, Jayme Foreman and Kaitlin Quinn came back home to Bristol from the Senior Nationals in Ft. Meyers, Fla. last weekend with …
East Providence Police investigate Citizens Bank robbery
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday, May 23, at … Read More
BCWA pipeline leak jumps to nearly half a million gallons per day
The Bristol County Water Authority’s 21-year-old East Bay Pipeline is now leaking nearly half a million gallons per day, and a … Read More
Bristol expert says: ‘This plan has no innovation at all’
Patrick Barosh, Ph.D. has different ideas about the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plan to shut down the … Read More
Obituaries
Anne J. DiMezza, 93, of Bristol
Anne J. (Bruno) DiMezza, 93, of 1165 Hope St., Bristol, R.I., passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. She was the wife of the late … Read More
Elizabeth Tubridy
Elizabeth (Betty) Tubridy (Lomas), formerly of Bristol,  beloved mother and wife of the late Raymond Tubridy (2009), passed away … Read More
Linda Joy Staton Cambra, 77
Linda Joy Staton Cambra, age 77, passed away peacefully at R.I. Hospital on March 12, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. She is … Read More
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices - May 16, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the May 16 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.
Bristol Legal Notices – May 9, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the May 9 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.

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