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USS Farragut, commanded by Commander Megan A. Thomas, will be in town for Bristol Fourth of July celebration. The ship's crew is expected to participate in the parade. The Farragut is an Arleigh … more
Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition on Sunday, March 20 at 6:15 p.m. for a sunset walk to welcome spring. more
Bristol Town Beach has been closed to swimming due to a sewage leak, the town announced Tuesday morning. Town officials found a small leak in a sewer line near the parking area for the beach and … more
A trip across the bay from Prudence Island may soon cost a bit more as the Bristol Town Council considers charging passengers a landing fee while seeking to renegotiate a lease agreement with ferry … more
Despite a ban on pedestrians on the Mt. Hope Bridge, local residents and visitors routinely trudge up to the top of the bridge to take in the breath-taking view, only to be escorted off by the police … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying they feared residential developments on the waterfront could become “exclusive” properties, administrators urged the city council at its September 19 to express … more
A new public marina, better roads and sidewalks, less flooding and more open space are all on the agenda after November — if Bristol voters agree to borrow $17 million. Local bond referendum … more
Defiance Hose Company outlasted Drednaught Hook, Ladder & Hose Company to win the water battle during the annual Firemen's Field Day Sunday. In the annual competition, the companies face off in a … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Jeanne Boyle is leaving her position as Planning Department director for the city to take over as the new director of commerce in Pawtucket. Her last day is supposed to be June 21. … more
PRUDENCE ISLAND — Although they made it clear that Bristol is committed to keeping the Prudence Island ferry terminal in that town, Town Council members unanimously voted Saturday to form … more
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