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Feds formally rescind Sakonnet Bridge toll order

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — It’s official: There will be no future tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has formally rescinded an April 23, 2013 …
Bristol County Water Authority to build $35 million pipeline
As the Cross Bay Pipeline continues to leak as much as 300,000 gallons of water a day from deep under the Providence River, Bristol … Read More
Police: Pickup truck hits and kills dog, flees the scene
A Samoset Road resident's dog was hit and killed on Massasoit Avenue by a white Chevy Avalanche pickup truck at about 7 p.m. on … Read More
Barrington High School repeats as Quiz Show champs
They did it again. A team of students from Barrington High School captured a second straight High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island … Read More
Boardwalk and bench dedicated to fallen soldier
It was an afternoon filled with love and devotion for a local military hero whose family and friends gathered to help dedicate a … Read More
Sen. Jack Reed encourages graduates to 'change the world'
With the many challenges facing the Class of 2019, U.S. Senator Jack Reed reminded Roger Williams University graduates that they will … Read More
Former BHS coaches selected for RIIL Hall of Fame
Two former Barrington High School coaches — Ed Bradley and Bill McCagney — will be inducted into the Rhode Island … Read More
Obituaries
Elizabeth Tubridy Elizabeth (Betty) Tubridy (Lomas), formerly of Bristol,  beloved mother and wife of the late Raymond Tubridy (2009), passed away on May 16, 2019, after a brief illness in Oregon, …
Linda Joy Staton Cambra, 77 Linda Joy Staton Cambra, age 77, passed away peacefully at R.I. Hospital on March 12, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph, and son Jarrett and his …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices - May 16, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the May 16 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.

Portsmouth Legal Notices - May 16, 2019

Tiverton Legal Notices - May 16 2019

Sports
East Providence wins Eastern Division golf playoff match EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School golf team will make its long awaited return to the Rhode Island Interscholastic League State Championship Tournament after the host Townies …
Former Portsmouth principal tapped for RIIL Hall of Fame PORTSMOUTH — A former longtime principal and coach at Portsmouth High School will be among the members of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) High School Athletic Hall of Fame …
Gallery: 'K-Rob' skate park dedication EAST PROVIDENCE — The skateboard and bike riding apparatus at the Onna Moniz John Park/Central Avenue Playground was formally named in honor of the late Kevin “K-Rob” Robinson during a ceremony …
East Providence's Sears hurls CCRI to NJCAA championship tourney Aided in part by the superb pitching performance of city native Ben Sears, the Community College of Rhode Island baseball team swept the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Community College Sharks in a best …
Opinion
Letter: Beware of scorched earth politics To the editor: The Financial Town Meeting (FTM) is not Festivus. The FTM is convened for “the purpose of hearing official reports, ordering a tax, making appropriations and transacting any …
Letter: Wet, cool spring hard on potato, corn farmers While we non-farmers have been counting up the rainy days and bemoaning the lack of warm and spring-like weather, the local potato and sweet corn growers have been in serious, deep trouble. The …
Letter: Goal of potable water at affordable cost has been met To the editor: A major success is turning the faucet and taking it for granted that the water that comes forth is safe and drinkable. In many parts of the country and world healthy drinking water …
Letter: Katz and TTA: Our budget way or nothing To the editor: Follow the bouncing ball folks: 1. Tiverton Taxpayer Association’s Justin Katz, as a Town Council member and author of several petitioner budgets, "develops" a budget including …

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