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Was it not the Bristol Fourth of July Parade that just took place? If so, WHERE WERE THE TWO BANDS FROM BRISTOL? Certainly not leading the parade as they should be. The Portuguese Independent Band is … more
Did you enjoy this year's Fourth of July Celebration? Would you like to help plan future celebrations?   If so, please go to our official website — www.july4thbristolri.com — click on "About … more
To the editor: As the realities of an almost $1 million cut to the tax levy settles in, I have been reading the letters from the authors of Budget #2 this week. Why is it the "voters have spoken" … more
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To the editor: If the Town Council follows through with the Budget Committee's threat to end trash pickup in Tiverton (or charge extra for it), it will be because elected officials and their … more
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“I cannot speak for all those who opposed, but my understanding from those I have talked to felt that the club would become a bar, changing the dynamics of the club, [resulting] in not being a … more
Have you heard of that written piece, "Welcome to Holland"? It's a beautiful descriptive piece about raising a child with a disability. If you haven't read it, you really should. Read it … more
To the editor: I am writing to strongly encourage my fellow Westport citizens to support our outstanding police force with a functional, modern police station. On Tuesday, August 2, a special town vote will take place. There is absolutely no rational argument against the obvious need for a new police station. The only necessary discussion has been where to build it and how to fund it.  more
A couple weeks from now, more than 500 extreme obstacle course racers will descend on Bristol Town Beach and Colt State Park for the Trident Race, a four-mile run through the parks with 17 obstacles … more
I’m just wondering why there’s never anything mentioned much around the Fourth regarding ILLEGAL FIREWORKS. It just never seems to be posted anywhere that anything that goes into the air has not … more
To the editor: I read Mr. Marra's impassioned op-ed piece. He equates layoff procedures with dismissing teachers. They are not the same. One is for lack of work to be performed and one is for … more
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