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More than a month after it began, the Pokanoket encampment on Brown University land is over. This afternoon, the university and the Native Americans announced an agreement that ends the … more
BRISTOL — Steamy conditions on an early Fall morning greeted the some 75 entrants into the 15th Annual In Step for Autism 5K Road Race and Walk held Sunday, Sept. 24, at Colt State Park. The race … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Waterfront Productions announced at 4:45 p.m. today the Pat Benatar-Neil Giraldo concert scheduled for this evening, September 22, at Bold Point Park has been cancelled due to … more
Bristol native Alex Hamel has had front-row seats to two of the most powerful and damaging hurricanes to have slammed the Caribbean this century — first Irma, and now Maria. Commander of a U.S. Coast Guard ship stationed in Puerto Rico, Lt. Hamel and his crew have been working for weeks in and around the U.S. Virgin Islands. They have delivered food and supplies, rescued stranded tourists, provided securty, and assessed infrastructure and damages. more
Roger Williams University has agreed to pay $500,000 to help the Town of Bristol replace one of its aging sewer mains, in a project that may begin soon, last nine months, cost about $1.9 million and … more
Flying over flooded towns ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, Pastor Sean Smith of Warren’s Stone Coast Community Church could only stare out the window at the devastation far below. “It was just … more
Roger Williams University released a statement Wednesday afternoon, clarifying that it does not intend to put students residences, or the president's home, on an exclusive Bristol residence it plans … more
A star of last weekend’s Newport International Boat Show was Hinkley’s (Portsmouth) all-electric-powered 28.5-foot Dasher, billed as the first electric luxury powerboat. Looking little like … more
A 19-year-old father has been arrested and charged with first-degree child abuse against his three-week-old baby. Luis R. Ortiz, of 217 Wood St., Apt. 11, was arrested Sept. 14, after the baby was … more
BRISTOL — Quarterback Matt DeFelice led the Huskies by rushing for two touchdowns and throwing for another as the football team won their first league game of the season over Mt. Pleasant, 26-20, … more
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