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About the gentleman calling about SNIFFING JOINTS IN BRISTOL BARS … I’m sure if your son is in a bar drinking with you, he’s probably smoked or sniffed a joint before. Sorry, but … more
To the editor: Recently, the Bristol Town Council and the Bristol Harbormaster have taken action to reverse 30 years of support for the non-profit sailing schools that operate in Bristol … more
The Bristol Town Council’s unanimous decision to support a 35-cent per-person “landing fee” — aka, tax — on passengers on the Prudence Ferry in my opinion is wrong. I … more
Over the years, I’ve experienced the loss of many close friends and relatives, but recently, when I got word that my former employer and mentor, Roswell S. Bosworth Jr., had died while … more
To the editor: The Friday, Feb. 17 Providence Journal front-page article entitled "Furious Tirade” seemingly reported on the previous day's presidential press conference, but they got it … more
To the editor, This Saturday, Feb. 18, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., the “Farmers Market” at Mount Hope Farm will be collecting your E-Waste (anything with a plug). This … more
I’d like to know when the Bristol Police Department is going to do something about this DRUG PROBLEM WE HAVE IN BRISTOL at these local bars. You can’t even go into a bar with your son and … more
A police officer driving down Chestnut Street at about 9:30 Saturday night noticed an elderly woman walking in the street. The officer stopped and offered the woman a ride, getting her safely where … more
To the editor, I want to thank the town of Bristol for its hard work in clearing streets and sidewalks after last week’s snowfall. I’d also like to request that a section of sidewalk … more
To the editor: As I’ve been known to say to my fellow democrats, it’s not only that there are too many democrats in our little, deep blue, city-state, but that we also have too few techniques … more
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