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As your Bristol Town Councilman for the past five years, I have served you the residents of this wonderful community with honor and integrity. Working diligently to ensure every decision I have … more
People confuse climate change with global warming. Global warming is part of climate change, but climate change is more than global warming. Climate Change is a vague term that means different things … more
On behalf of the Tiverton Athletics Boosters Club, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who made our fourth annual charity golf tournament a huge success. The fundraising event … more
With spring upon us, it is great to see so many people out on our region’s many bike paths. But it distressing to see them becoming a more dangerous place to ride, run and walk. Sadly, much … more
Just a short note to express my extreme disappointment at what may be a catastrophic decision for the Town of Bristol. Long touted on a grand national scale for our small … more
Bristol House of Pizza has been a local mainstay for 40 years, proudly serving Bristol residents and visitors to our area. There has been a lot of buzz about the Belvedere at Thames project, and when … more
The Board of Directors of the Bristol Historical & Preservation Society opposes granting a height variance to the proposed project for the corner of State and Thames streets. We cite the … more
I, Pat McCarthy, am today declaring my candidacy for the Bristol Town Council, and do respectfully ask for your vote this Nov. 6. My reasons are many … Our Senior Citizens have been … more
I wish to express my strong opposition to the proposed Belvedere at Thames project and the developer’s application for a Certificate of Appropriateness before the Bristol Historic District … more
As we try to respond constructively to the national debate on firearms and violence, we cannot dispute the right granted by the Second Amendment to our Constitution, whatever its original … more
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