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Hazelton Golf Club is approaching its time to shine once again

REHOBOTH — A local legend about the old Sun Valley Golf Club, the long ago revered public course located up Route 44 from East Providence through Seekonk at its border with Rehoboth, is that …
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
BCWA pipeline fix could take months
The pipeline that supplies water to thousands of Barrington, Warren and Bristol residents is leaking nearly 300,000 gallons per day, … Read More
Stop & Shop stalemate continues
The stalemate between the parent company of Stop & Shop Supermarkets and five local unions of United Food & Commercial Workers in … Read More
British Motorcar Festival returning to Bristol in June
Bristol will once again open its arms to welcome those participants in the upcoming British Motor Car Festival on June 7 and … Read More
It’s famine at Stop & Shop, feast at Seabra
“We’ve seen a few people come and go, not as many as you’d expect," said Michael Rego, assistant grocery manager, picketing at … Read More
Obituaries
Martha Millie Coelho Peters, 70, of Bristol Martha Millie Coelho Peters, age 70, of Bristol, Rhode Island, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019, at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro, N.C. Ms. Peters was born in Bristol, R.I., on June 20, …
Mary Louise Medeiros, 82, of Bristol Mary Louise (Servant) Medeiros, 82, passed away on April 19, 2019, at Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of the late Virgil Medeiros.   Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of …
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

Bristol Legal Notices – March 28, 2019

Sports
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 Country Club.    Said former Barrington High …
East Bay girls lose heartbreaker in double OT The East Bay Co-op girls hockey team pushed LaSalle Academy to the brink before falling in double overtime in game three of the state championship series, 3-2, on Monday night, March 11. The …
Eagles force game 3 in girls hockey championship The East Bay Co-op girls’ varsity hockey team lived to fight another day with a 2-1 win over La Salle in game 2 of the championship series on Saturday, March 9 at URI Boss Arena. LaSalle beat the …
Eagles top Mounties, prep for hockey finals A decision to move Maddie Cox from defense to forward paid dividends for the East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team last weekend, as the Eagles won two straight against the Mount St. Charles Co-op team …
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Opinion
Editorial: Public-sector unions, take a bow (and then retire) Public-sector unions should step on stage, take a bow under thunderous applause, and exit stage left. Then they should leave for good. The unions have enjoyed a run of dominance more impressive …
Together we can create a culture that supports learning for all students Over the past several months, the Bristol Warren Regional School District has been the recipient of negative attention in the media. It goes without saying that our district, like any district, faces …
Letter: Today’s high school students need financial literacy To the editor: Financial Literacy Month is April of each year. This year is a special year for Rhode Islanders! In 2003, the United States Senate declared April “Financial Literacy for …
Letter: These labor bills would cost taxpayers dearly To the editor: Evergreen contracts. Binding arbitration. Expanded overtime for firefighters. We’re only three months into the General Assembly’s legislative session, and we’re already seeing …

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