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Play performed at Portsmouth High explores road to recovery

PORTSMOUTH — She was nervous, the anxiety coursing through her like wildfire.  She felt untethered, unsure of the steps to take next. She had already lost so much; the life of her …
Gallery: Rumford Lions 'Lasagna Cook Off'
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rumford Lions Club held its first “Lasagna Cook Off” Friday, May 10, in city at the Santa Maria Club on … Read More
Bristol Police: Arrests for sexual assault, elderly assault and domestic assault
Bristol police officers made several arrests from May 6 to 13, including charges of domestic assault, sexual assault and assault on … Read More
Hundreds sign 'No Confidence' petition against Barrington School Committee
More than 350 people have signed an online petition for a "No Confidence" vote against the current Barrington School … Read More
New ice cream shop opens in Barrington
The windows of 74 Maple Ave. may have been papered over, but that still did not deter curious minds from walking up to Victoria … Read More
A helping hand to cross the Mt. Hope Bridge
It took three years of meetings with input from a wide range of individuals and organizations, but Bristol’s Suicide Prevention … Read More
A Westport salute to Tony Connors
The Board of Selectmen opened last week’s meeting by honoring Anthony ‘Tony’ Connors “for his contributions to the Town of … Read More
Obituaries
Dudley D. Davenport, 81, Westport Dudley D. Davenport, 81, passed away suddenly on May 15, 2019, at his home in Westport, Massachusetts. Dud was born on December 14, 1937, in Fall River. The life that he lived was something …
Peter N. Jackson, 49, of Warren Peter N. Jackson, 49, of Warren, a loving son of Joseph and Gail (Contois) Jackson, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 14, at Rhode Island Hospital. He worked in Culinary Services for Roger Williams …
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
Former EPHS standout Santos signs to play college basketball at Virginia State EAST PROVIDENCE — Former East Providence High School boys’ hoops standout Jarron “J.C.” Santos, before a large group of family and friends inside EPHS’s Ramos Gymnasium, penned his National …
East Providence memorializes Robinson with skate park plaque EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence will formally recognize one of its legendary residents Saturday, May 18, when officials and other dignitaries gather to dedicate the skateboard and …
Locals help CCRI baseball capture Region XXI championship The Community College of Rhode Island baseball team won the Region XXI championship earlier in the week, the Knights doing so with some help from a few city players. CCRI earned the title with a …
Gallery: East Providence High School boys' volleyball EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ volleyball team’s bid for a second victory in what has been a trying season to date came up empty late last week as the Townies suffered …
Opinion
Letter: Little Compton Tree Committee gift will be appreciated for years To the editor: Just a short letter of appreciation to the Little Compton Tree Committee for the wonderful surprise delivered to my house. I submitted an application for an evergreen tree; an …
Editorial: A water crisis years in the making When Bristol County’s cross-bay pipeline was constructed 20 years ago, it was celebrated as a remarkable feat of engineering and ingenuity. Faced with the daunting task of bringing fresh, …
An open letter to Gov. Raimondo from Bristol business owners Dear Gov. Raimondo: The small business owners of Historic Downtown Bristol have recently been dismayed to discover a plan to close the main artery for traffic into our area during our peak months, …
Letter: Time to get tough on disobedient students Kudos to Pete Hewett for his May 9 letter, “Parents should be held accountable for students’ actions.” We pick them up, drive them to school, feed them two meals and babysit them …

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