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Post 10 squads ready for start of 2024 Legion Baseball league slates

EAST PROVIDENCE — The respective Riverside Post 10 teams, sponsored in part by the ATC (Athletes turned Champion) performance center owned and operated by East Providence High School coach …
Bristol Firemen’s Memorial honors service over self
Intermittent rain and wind may have dampened parade attendance, but the heart and soul of Bristol’s annual Firemen’s Memorial was … Read More
On Prudence Island, a graduation of her own
PRUDENCE ISLAND — There was no long procession leading down to an athletic field, no band playing “Pomp and Circumstance,” and … Read More
East Bay legislators lead the way on gun violence prevention bills
One bill that gun violence prevention advocates claim as their biggest success during this year's session, and two more bills intended … Read More
Mt. Hope Class of 2024, welcomed to high school by pandemic, gets their moment in the sun
For these kids, “unity” and “sticking together” and “overcoming adversity” are more than just idle words in a graduation … Read More
Riley to remain in Bristol Warren after vying for Fall River superintendent job
Riley, a native and resident of Fall River, wasn't looking for a reason to leave, but couldn't pass up an opportunity to apply for the … Read More
Legislation requiring safe firearms storage passes full General Assembly
PROVIDENCE — With final votes in the Senate, Thursday night, June 6, the General Assembly has approved legislation sponsored by Rep. … Read More
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They occupied Linden Place for a month for creative inspiration

The reading of works and discussion for the 2024 Writers Residency participants will be held on Wednesday, June 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

George Washington’s gardener is coming to Bristol

Employed at Mount Vernon for more than 50 years, J. Dean Norton has devoted his career to researching 18th-century gardens and gardening practices. On June 3, he'll bring his nationally recognized expertise to Linden Place.

Fundraiser to be held Sunday for KMS Outdoor Learning Zone

Mount Hope Farm will host a family fun day to raise money to help build the new outdoor learning zone at Kickemuit Middle School.
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Obituaries
Marie Perry Marie Elizabeth Perry (Liz) died on Mother's Day, May 12th, 2024 at the age of 94. Liz, Mom, Mimi, Lizzie, Grammy Liz, was a resident at The Lodges Care Center in Springvale, Maine. She was a person t
Dolores Bisbano Dolores "Dee" Bisbano, 87, of Viking Drive, passed away on June 9, 2024, at home. She was the wife of the late Richard Bisbano. Born in Somerset, MA, she was the daughter of the late Virginio C. and
Richard Jones Obituary for Richard E Jones Richard E. Jones, aged 91, of Barrington, Rhode Island, passed away on June 10, 2024, surrounded by his family at home. He was born on October 12, 1932, in Worcester,
Sports
Jackson places fourth in dash, triple jump at state meet The Mt. Hope girls track team placed 12 with 24.20 points during the RI state track championships at Conley Stadium on Saturday. Sophomore Thea Jackson had a good day in both the track and field …
Knapman, Browne power Huskies past Toll Gate 12-5, head to semis Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 3 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team pounded Toll Gate 12-5 in the Division 3 quarterfinals at home on Thursday night. Goalkeeper Ethan Labolita made 15 …
RWU sails past Ivy League competition to national championship The RWU Hawks finished on top of the leader board against top sailing teams from Harvard, Yale, and Brown at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Open Team Race National Championship.
Clippers spoil Santerre’s outing, sink Huskies 10-0 Junior Ethan Santerre was pitching a gem against third place, 9-4 Cumberland. The mighty Clippers managed just a single run against the lefty, who had struck out five through the first five innings, keeping them off balance with a nasty, down-and-in, slider, fastball and changeup. Santerre unfortunately tired in the sixth and Cumberland took advantage, exploding for 6 runs to take a 7-0 lead.
Opinion
Letter: A letter of appreciation to the Town of Bristol

We feel that these pickleball courts are the crown jewel of our community, and we are so proud and appreciative of all that the town has done to help our sport grow.

Letter: Rogers Free Library continues to impress

One gem of Bristol’s that has slowly become an undisputed, community resource center is Hope Street’s Rogers Free Library.

Letter: If you don’t trust ballot box, be a poll worker

To the editor: The upcoming election is all about “saving democracy,” either from government overreach by Democrats or authoritarian Republicans. I’ve been thinking a lot about …

Letter: Thank you Colt Andrews School

This old Senior Chief proudly salutes you and your efforts. Stand tall, stand proud.

Letter: Interested in running for office? We want to help

If you are a Democrat in Bristol who is planning to run for office, thinking about running for office, or wondering what it takes to run for office, we are here to help!

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