The Latest From Bristol

Bristol's beloved Beehive is in new hands

Established in July of 2007 by Jen Cavallaro, The Beehive quickly became a favorite downtown destination for great coffee and pastries. Breakfasts, then lunch options soon rounded out their …
Bristol Police: Arrests for DUI and felony domestic assault
Bristol police officers made three arrests from Oct. 4 to 10. Monday, Oct. 4 Police were called to the Dollar Tree on Gooding … Read More
Grab a trowel and celebrate Bristol's new scenic byway
Late last month, the volunteer effort to plant daffodils along Bristol's new scenic byway was a great success. The Delightful Daffodil … Read More
School cancels dance, so parents plan their own
  “Students are gathering at other school events … There are no state restrictions. Why is this an issue?” MICHELE … Read More
Obituaries
Anthony J. Ferrara Jr.
Anthony (Tony) J. Ferrara Jr. passed away on Sept. 25, 2021, in Lodi, Calif., after a brief illness. Anthony was born on Dec. 18, … Read More
Sheila F. (Fay) Lania
Sheila F. (Fay) Lania, 54, of Elizabeth Drive, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton, Mass. She was … Read More
Lt. Christopher J. Jannitto, 59, of Warren
Lt. Christopher J. Jannitto, 59, of Warren died Friday, Oct. 1, at Hope Hospice Center after a brief battle with occupational cancer. … Read More

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