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Legislators mostly resigned to accept Silver Creek bridge closure

Bristol legislators have mixed reactions to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to tear down and replace the Silver Creek bridge next summer, though most are resigned to making …
Ex-boyfriend arrested for extortion after threatening to share intimate photos
A Bristol man who allegedly threatened to distribute intimate photos of his ex-girlfriend unless she pay him upwards of $5,000, was … Read More
KMS students head to state house to talk politics and change
They say all politics is local, and nearly 80 students at the Kickemuit Middle School took their issues to the Rhode Island state … Read More
School field trips: How will Portsmouth pay for them?
PORTSMOUTH — When it comes to Portsmouth High School band trips to Disney World, eighth-graders’ excursions to Washington, D.C., … Read More
Three rescued after 17-foot boat overturns off Seapowet
TIVERTON — Three boaters spent about 20 minutes in cold water off Jack’s Island (peninsula) near Seapowet Point Wednesday after … Read More
Barrington voters cut $246,000 from school budget
Barrington taxpayers approved a $246,000 cut to the school budget during Wednesday night's financial town meeting. According to … Read More
Frustration, accusations as DOT faces Bristol business leaders
For the first half-hour they sat patiently, listening to a Rhode Island Department of Transportation (DOT) presentation about the … Read More
Obituaries
Emil A. Fuller, 83, Westport Emil A. Fuller, 83, of Westport, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at CareOne at New Bedford.  He was the husband of the late Joan (Vieira) Fuller. Born in Harrisburg, Penn., he was the son of …
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, …
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
EPHS boys’ tennis team season ends in quarterfinal playoff loss The rebound season came to a close Tuesday, May 21, for the East Providence High School boys’ tennis team in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Division III championship tournament after the …
Martin Middle School wins boys’ outdoor track state title The Martin Middle School boys’ outdoor track and field team captured the 2019 state championship, an event held in Narragansett on Sunday, May 19. The Wildcats won the title by a narrow two …
Eagles' netters reach state tournament finals Barrington High School's top singles player, James Bogdanovic will play in the RIIL Boys Tennis Singles Championship finals next weekend.  Bogdanovic, who was one of four Barrington singles …
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 …
Opinion
Editorial: The odd case of Silver Creek silence Downtown Bristol business leaders have a right to feel abandoned. Their town and state representatives have abandoned them. After arguing for months that the Rhode Island Department of …
Letter: Solution: Build a new bridge over the old one There has been much discussion about the Silver Creek bridge. I had a suggestion which I gave to the DOT but have not gotten a response. As mentioned in a piece a week ago, the bridge should be at …
Letter: We got our answer — the Town of Bristol doesn’t care Tuesday morning, the Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation (DOT) held an informative meeting for business owners in Bristol about the Silver Creek Bridge Project. Information was clearly given to us …
Letter: The funny thing about the truth ... To the editor: I am writing in response to the letter in the May 16 edition to The Times by Mr. Rottman (“Mueller Report: Curious game they are playing”). First of all, the Mueller …

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