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Little Compton students bid farewell

Twenty-two eighth graders at Wilbur & McMahon Schools graduated last week, cheered on by proud families, friends, and loved ones. Although the class is small, the strong and affectionate bond …
Westport couple thrilled at basking shark encounter
Pelagic activity off the New England coast has been off the charts this late Spring, and a Westport couple got a firsthand view of it … Read More
Westport school brass on the move this summer
CUT-SCHOOL CREDIT Ted Hayes The old Westport High School has served as administrative offices for Westport Community Schools … Read More
Portsmouth High School names its Top 10 students
They’re members of multiple honor societies, academic clubs, volunteer groups, athletic teams, and have excelled both inside and … Read More
Portsmouth Police arrest the same man twice in 6 hours
PORTSMOUTH — A 46-year-old Middletown man was arrested on domestic violence charges twice in about six hours on Wednesday, June 12. … Read More
Bowler steps away from assistant superintendent post in East Providence
A key spoke in the wheel that is the East Providence School Department will soon be leaving as Dr. Celeste Bowler recently announced … Read More
Rotary Club of Warren-Barrington facing potential closure
The Rotary Club of Warren-Barrington is seeking new members to lead the organization. And there is a June 30 deadline to finding those … Read More
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Newport Live celebrates South African jazz on Friday night

Newport Live celebrates the 30th anniversary of South African Freedom Day with a performance by Melanie Scholtz and Aaron Rimbui, this Friday, June 21, at the Newport Art Museum. This is the third in …

Exhibit of garden sculptures in Bristol

An exhibit of dozens of Bristol artist Ellen Blomgren’s garden sculptures is open throughout the gardens and grounds at Blithewold. An opening reception is Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. by the …

Bristol Fourth concert series begins Sunday night

As part of the Bristol Fourth of July celebration, concerts are held every night for two weeks. Bring chairs or blankets and a picnic. Food trucks and concessions also will have items for sale. …
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Obituaries
Paul Borges Bristol|Paul Vincent Borges, 77, of Bristol, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2024, at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Marie (Benevides) Borges for
Frank Joslin III Frank R. "Richard" Joslin, III, 68, of Portsmouth, RI, formerly of Tiverton, RI, passed away on June 11, 2024 in the Charlton Memorial Hospital. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Fra
Justin Perry Justin Perry, 50, of Minneapolis, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at his residence. Born in Providence, RI, he grew up in Warren, RI. He was the beloved son of Bernadette Perry
Sports
New MetLinks officially opens for play on June 27 EAST PROVIDENCE — MetLinks, the nine-hole re-envisioned former front side of the defunct Metacomet Country Club, will officially open to the public on Thursday, June 27. The first tee time …
Mariners win All-Rumford rumble for local Major Baseball Little League title EAST PROVIDENCE — The undefeated Facility of Dreams Mariners captured the 2024 Big East Metro League Major Baseball Division championship Friday night, June 14, at the Kimberly Rock Complex in …
EPHS female relays fare best at New England Outdoor Track & Field Meet Whether it was Conley Stadium in Providence for the state meet the week prior or Wildcat Stadium on the campus of the University of New Hampshire like it was June 8 for the 77th Annual New England …
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 …
Opinion
Letter: In defense of daffodils

Every garden bed should have some, especially a prominent one that greets visitors and residents coming and going.

Letter: The good old days

Those were the good old days. They say the country is progressing, but in what direction?

Letter: A poem about Flag Day

Standing under, and for, this Colored Umbrella, our Flag, our Freedom...May it always be.

Letter: A fun little game for Bristolians

Can you find which one doesn't belong?

Letter: Agreed that Rogers Library as a gem

I now live in Minnesota but appreciate the exciting improvements I read about in The Bristol Phoenix today.

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