House Hunt: 23 open houses this weekend

Barrington 18 Great Road, Sunday, Oct. 22, 11 am-12:30 pm, Colonial, 4, 3, $799,000, Residential Properties, Tracey Orchard, 401-245-9600 24 Bay Road, Sunday, Oct. 22, 1-2:30 pm, Colonial, 5, …
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Council to Chief Galinelli: Thank you (video)

The Warren Town Council gave thanks on behalf of a grateful town last week to Al Galinelli, who will retire at the end of the month after serving 29 years as Warren’s fire chief. In front of a …

Warren police: Another panhandling arrest

Tuesday, Oct. 10 Items were reported stolen from a business on Market Street. An officer found a disabled drone on Child Street, and contacted the owner. A possibly sick coyote was spotted …

Shrimpers raising a ruckus on Mt. Hope Bay

Fishermen going after mantis shrimp in Mt. Hope Bay are to blame for the loud noises many residents in the Hopeworth and Narrows section of Bristol have complained about for the last week or so. …

Warren names new fire chief

James Sousa has been named Warren’s new Fire Chief, replacing veteran Al Galinelli, who will retire at the end of the month after nearly 30 years as the town’s top fire fighter and 50-plus years …

Bristol students “adopt” hurricane-ravaged Texas school

Students at the Guiteras School in Bristol went shopping for supplies last two weeks, but not for themselves: They adopted a middle school in Texas that lacks the barest essentials after Hurricane …
Obituaries
Stephen Butera, 67, Bristol

Stephen Butera, 67, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at his longtime home in Bristol. He was the beloved husband of Felecia (Freiday) Butera. Born in Jacksonville, FL, he was the son of the …

Harold A. Dennis, 93, of Bristol

Harold A. Dennis, 93, of Bristol, passed away peacefully at the home of his daughter, Jayne Dennis, and son-in-law, Jeffrey Skillings. He was the loving husband of the late Doris C. Dennis. Born in …

Edawese Sousa, 91, Warren

Edawese Sousa 91, of Warren, died Monday October 2, 2017, at the Grace barker Nursing Home, Warren. She was born in Bristol the daughter of the late Manuel and Maria ( Borges) Sousa. She was a …

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