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Non-profit sailing schools that educate the next generation of sailors in boating-centric Bristol may soon be paying more than double the price to moor their small crafts in Bristol Harbor, after the … more
In today’s changing world, a high school diploma is not enough to secure sustainable employment into the future. At least some college education is critical, and therefore should be part of the … more
Bristol’s old landfill has been sitting unused for years since it was closed and capped. A new proposal would bring the landfill back to life, and make the town some money in the … more
Former state Rep. Raymond Gallison is expected to plead guilty to nine felony counts on March 9, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. The former Bristol legislator and House Finance … more
Another water rate increase is on the horizon. The Bristol County Water Authority Board of Directors will vote on a recommended 3.5 percent rate increase this Thursday, Feb. 2. Water rates … more
Former state Rep. Raymond Gallison was arraigned on nine felony counts in federal court Friday afternoon, ordered to surrender his passport and released on $50,000 bond. The former Bristol … more
A trip across the bay from Prudence Island may soon cost a bit more as the Bristol Town Council considers charging passengers a landing fee while seeking to renegotiate a lease agreement with ferry … more
Former Rhode Island House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond Gallison will be spending a minimum of two years in federal prison, under a plea agreement announced this morning by the U.S. Attorney's … more
The summer tourism season brings visitors into Bristol who spend money in the many shops and restaurants in town. Even though there is no large hotel in town, those visitors are apparently still … more
A Bristol project that helped clean area waterways while also providing an educational component for local students, has earned the town a regional award. The Bristol Department of Community … more
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