East Bay men indicted on robbery, conspiracy charges

The Providence County Grand Jury has indicted two East Bay men on charges of first degree robbery and conspiracy. Kiefer H. McCaughley, 26, of 180 Bay View Ave., Apt. 1, Bristol, and Adam Justin …
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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 …

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 — …

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 …

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 …

Center to celebrate 45 years serving Bristol seniors

The Bristol Senior Center is celebrating its 45th anniversary on Tuesday, June 27, and to mark the occasion, a ribbon-cutting ceremony conducted by the East Bay Chamber of Commerce will be held at …
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Photos: Andrade and company win 2017 CVS Health Charity Classic

BARRINGTON — The trio of Keegan Bradley, Brooke Henderson, and Billy Andrade won the 19th Annual CVS Health Charity Classic golf tournament at Rhode Island Country Club on Monday, June 19th. The …

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

Lady Huskies lose to South Kingstown in D-II semis, 15-14

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Local rock bands take the Independence Park stage Wednesday

The Fourth of July Concert Series returns Wednesday night with two popular local bands rockin' Independence Park. Tonight's performances include: Rendition June 21, 6:30 p.m.Rendition is an …

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

British motorcars roll into Bristol this weekend

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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