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Denson pitches Huskies past La Salle, 3-0

Mt. Hope starting pitcher Brad Denson struck out ten in a complete game, two hit shut out as the Huskies beat La Salle 3-0 in Providence on Thursday afternoon.
Accomplished athlete, educator has Bristol roots
From the pitch to the tops of school administration, Joseph Aguiar excelled. Read More
Second annual Linden Place art sale this weekend
The event will feature the work of 26 artists and more than dozen floral arrangements, created by members of the Bristol Garden Club. … Read More
Bristol PD: A high school fight ends in two arrests
Bristol Police activity from May 9-16, 2022. Read More
Guide dog training – learning as they go
1 Perky Nellissen and 8-month-old Ziti pose together at their Little Compton home. Nellissen and Ziti are both going through guide … Read More
Mt. Hope student designs official Fourth of July button for 2022
The Bristol Fourth of July Committee recently announced the winners of its annual Button Contest, which includes the official button … Read More
Bristol House of Pizza celebrates 45 years in business
It’s 45 years and counting for the folks who own and operate Bristol House of Pizza, a local restaurant in the center of Bristol’s … Read More
Assembly passes voting access bill sponsored by East Bay legislators
PROVIDENCE — Legislation led in the House of Representatives by East Providence Katherine Kazarian (D-Dist. 63), the "Let RI Vote … Read More
Bristol Yarn Mill clears first major hurdle by 3-2 Planning Board vote
The proposed Bristol Yarn Mill development, located at the site of the former Robin Rug factory, received Master Plan approval from … Read More
Bristol police honor memory of two officers, award others for service
The ceremony included the badge retirement of Sergeant Michael Jannitto and Patrolman Richard Jean-Georges, both of who died while … Read More
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Kathleen Scorpio Memorial |On June 1st on a Wednesday I am having a memorial service for Kathleen Scorpio at 10am at the First Congregational Church on 300 high st in Bristol Rhode Island. Following the mass a recepti
Anthony Eddins Eddins, Anthony J. Sr., 59, of Terrace Avenue, Riverside Terrace, Riverside, died peacefully on May 16, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Susan C. (Sturm) Dus
John Braz John Braz, 66, of Pawtucket, RI, passed away, May 15, 2022, at Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI. He was the husband of Wanda C. (Banalewicz) Braz. Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of th
Helen Waite Waite|Helen H. (Hastie) Waite, 94, of Tiverton, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at The Dawn Hill Home for Rehab and Healthcare. She was the wife of the late Arnold W. Waite with whom she shared
John Farnworth John Paul Farnworth, 87, of Tiverton, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. He was the husband of Judith "Judie" (Hipson) Farnworth. They shared 63 years of marriage. Prior to his retirement, John was emp
Ramaglia’s walk off hit in seventh boosts Huskies nine over Townies, 10-9 The Huskies stormed outfielder Aidan Ramaglia who stood on second base after he hit a groundball base hit up the middle to score Matt Gale and Caleb DeCastro and give the Huskies an improbable 10-9 walk-off victory at Guiteras Field on Friday afternoon.
Portsmouth remains undefeated in D-2 girls’ lacrosse PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High girls’ varsity lacrosse team kept on its winning ways with an impressive 17-3 win against Mt. Hope at home on Thursday, May 12. The victory …
Mt. Hope softball pounds Barrington 23-3 The Mt. Hope softball team pounded Barrington 23-3 in five innings during a Division II away game on a cold and blustery Monday afternoon. The Huskies improve their overall record to 12-1, the …
Baseball rivals raise money for Jimmy Fund The Huskies and the Eagles are rivals — that much is clear.  But on Friday afternoon, under a gray sky at Guiteras Field in Bristol, the baseball teams from both schools met with a …
Op-ed: How will children grade us?

One in four households with children in Rhode Island are food insecure, meaning they struggle to afford adequate food.

Letter: We oppose the bills on abortion

To the editor: God is the creator of all human life, especially the unborn in a mother’s womb. Abortion snuffs out such unborn life and God’s creative plan. Our Rhode Island Legislature …

Letter: And the band played on

To the editor:The most recent planning board meeting regarding the Robin Rug development project proved to be a lesson in frustration and futility. The only thing missing was a band to compliment the …

Letter: Thank you to the Bristol Police Department

To the editor: Last week I attended a memorial service at the Bristol police station, honoring two Bristol police officers who tragically passed away at a young age while actively serving with the …

Letter: Work for Bristol, not a developer

To the editor: We know that property developers can bend and stretch facts as they are selling their projects. We should expect that behavior. They are rewarded by improving the terms of the deal. …

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