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Kickoff to Christmas helps families in need

The fourth annual Bristol Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary Community Aid Drive “Kickoff to Christmas” will take place on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Jacky’s Galaxie. …
In these races, PAC ‘winners’ are also Election Day winners
With the election behind, the Bristol Phoenix took a look at the funds amassed by candidates in the four statewide elections that … Read More
Police: Teen takes his mother's car without permission
Barrington police stopped a vehicle at 4 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, after the car conducted an illegal U-turn on Middle … Read More
'Little Shop' coming to Barrington High School
The Barrington High School Stagemasters will be performing "Little Shop of Horrors" this weekend in the John R. Gray Auditorium … Read More
End is near for plastic grocery bags in Warren
It's time to start saving grocery bags or buying reusable ones. Warren's ban on plastic disposable grocery bags starts at the … Read More
Gallery: EPHS Unified Volleyball League
The East Providence High School Unified League volleyball team fell to Chariho, 2-1, in the Division IV playoff championship match … Read More
RIDOT announces Washington Bridge traffic pattern change
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a traffic pattern change for a section of the … Read More
Obituaries
Timothy Charles Mielbye, 60, Westport Timothy Charles Mielbye, 60, passed away on October 7, 2018, at the Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach Florida. Timothy was residing in Vero Bearch, Florida, but was raised in Attleboro and …
Diane B. Cambra, 82, Westport Diane B. (Smith) Cambra, 82, of Westport, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Hathaway Manor. She was the wife of the late Albert P. Cambra. Mrs. Cambra was born in Dedham, Mass., …
Sports
Barrington volleyball team defeats LaSalle in semifinals With a trip to the Division I finals resting in the balance, the Barrington High School girls volleyball team battled back to win the final two games against LaSalle Academy, and capture a 3-2 …
Barrington native selected All-Conference in field hockey Barrington native and Williams College senior Libby Dolan was recently named All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) First Team for field hockey. Libby is a forward for the …
Double OT thriller Coming into her fourth and final year playing for the Tigers, Kayana Urrego, the lone senior and co-captain of the Tiverton girls’ varsity soccer team, had only known losing seasons. Little did …
Barrington Cheer team is headed to nationals The Barrington Pop Warner Varsity Cheer team is going to Florida. The local cheer team won first place at the Pop Warner regional competition and qualified for the national championships at ESPN …
Opinion
Editorial: ‘Oh, my back!’ - confronting disability fraud There is one notion of public employee disability pay and pensions — the one that ought to be and once was. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put it simply and well: “The disability …
Letter: In my father’s honor, veterans home needs help My late father, Sassio Michael Minutelli, served as the R.I. Permanent Advisory Council on House Veterans Affairs President Emeritus, in addition to many other positions in the State of Rhode Island …
Letter: Always remember and never forget I would like to express my gratitude and thanks to Susan and Linda, owners of Paper, Packaging and Panache, for offering their store window to display the wonderful World War II collection of my …
Letter: Drivers' courtesy makes runs a pleasure in Little Compton To the editor: I recently moved back to Little Compton over the summer after four years in Louisiana. As a runner on our local roads six days a week, I am used to dealing with the hazards of …

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