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Students take a STAAND against drunk driving

They had worked all year for this moment. During the early hours of March 7, 2009, Class of 2006 Barrington High School graduate Jessica Gordon clambered into the van alongside seven of her …
Bristol Police: Five arrests for domestic incidents, one for drunk driving
Bristol police officers made five arrests for domestic-related incidents, including assault and disorderly conduct, from April 8 to … Read More
Lifesaving drug in the hands of all Bristol officers
In what Chief Brian Peters dubbed one of the “most entertaining” training sessions he’d ever attended, Erin McDonough, director … Read More
Despite rumors, Bristol bridge repair plans still unknown
Despite rumors to the contrary, the state has no plans to close Route 114 over Silver Creek this summer. In fact, they have no plans … Read More
Obituaries
Humberto Melo Pacheco, 83, of Bristol
Humberto Melo Pacheco, 83, of Monroe Avenue passed away on April 11, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Maria (Ramos) Pacheco.  … Read More
Sister Mary E. Sardinha
Sister Mary E. Sardinha, 85, passed away on April 10, 2019 at Villa Fatima in Taunton, MA. Beloved daughter of Alexandrina Mello … Read More
Anna Malafronte Perry, 88, of Bristol
Anna (Zinni) Malafronte Perry, 88, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Anna was the wife of the … Read More
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – April 18, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenhix on April 18, 2019.
Bristol Legal Notices – April 4, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the April 4 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.

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