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What to do with an old landfill? You can’t sell or develop the property; you can’t build homes or plant corn. For David Milner, Bristol resident and CEO and founder of Warren-based NuGen … more
A majority of the assets in the downtown Bristol Industrial Park may be changing hands, as well-known Bristol resident, businessman and property owner Joseph Brito Jr. has signed an agreement to … more
A woman driving south on New Meadow Road at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, called police another vehicle pulled out of Christine Drive, slammed into her car and pushed it off the road into some … more
The Barrington Public School Superintendent’s School Scheduling Task Force has created a survey to learn about parents', teachers' and students' experiences with the new change in the … more
Jacqueline Waterman said she literally had a panic attack when she opened her dad’s bill water bill last week. Ms. Waterman, who lives in Maine but has power of attorney for her father, an … more
PORTSMOUTH — A juvenile was prevented from jumping from the Mt. Hope Bridge by police and several citizens Sunday night, Dec. 1. According to Detective Lt. John Cahoon, Portsmouth … more
Details of the agreement between the Barrington School Committee and NEA-Barrington teachers union are still unclear, as the new contract has not been released to the public yet.  Barrington … more
Barrington's Daniel Shea recently collected 3,370 pieces of Halloween candy and donated it all to his school candy collection for Amos House, which is the state's largest soup kitchen. Daniel, a … more
Barrington beat Mt. Hope 22-6, in their annual Thanksgiving Day football game in Barrington on Thursday morning. The now Eagles have an 18-9 series lead over the Huskies. more
Bristol is kicking the tires on having a way to track the number of short-term rental properties in town. “We’re just trying to be proactive at this point,” said Chris Vitale, … more
A fleet of volunteers and a fleet of cars delivered nearly 400 meals to the needy Thanksgiving afternoon, running the operation out of St. Thomas The Apostle Church in Warren. The volunteers, led by … more
Bristol police officers arrested one person for driving under the influence and cited several young adults for  possession of alcohol and urinating in public, in incidents from Nov. 18 to … more
Bristol resident Bryan Ganley was about 21 years old when he got a late night call from his best friend, who said he wanted to end his life. Mr. Ganley was unable to change his friend’s … more
This month, the Bristol Police Department has been participating in the Home Base No Shave campaign, raising $2,625 (to date) for veterans and their families — currently the third-highest total … more
The woman who hollered out at a Barrington boy to "Get in the car" actually thought she was speaking to her son, said local police. On Monday, Nov. 18, an 11-year-old boy told police that he was … more
For more than a month, those involved with Barrington public schools have been adjusting to the change in school schedules. Everyone, from students and their parents, to coaches and teachers, has … more
The Rhode Island Department of Education recently released “report cards” for every school in the state. For the second year in a row, the education department used what it calls a … more
Once again, Mt. Hope High School’s “Solve For Tomorrow” team has advanced to the state finals in the annual competition. Sponsored by Samsung, Solve For Tomorrow is a … more
Following a Nov. 4 meeting at which the Zoning Board of Review determined calligraphy in the windows of 205 Thames St. is in violation of the town’s building code , the art/sign (depending on … more
Bristol police officers made three DUI arrests and were called to an array of domestic situations, including a woman who allegedly used a knife to damage property, during a busy week from Nov. 11 to … more
The Rhode Island Department of Education recently released “report cards” for every school in the state. For the second year in a row, the education department used what it calls a … more
More than a dozen cities and towns in Rhode Island recently filed a lawsuit in opposition to the state's "lifetime contracts law." The legislation, which was signed by Governor Gina Raimondo in … more
A preliminary plan filed Friday morning, Nov. 22, at Barrington Town Hall calls for the construction of a new Starbucks coffee shop to be built on the site currently home to the BP gas station and an … more
A Barrington girl told police that she has twice been approached by a man driving a black SUV. On Thursday, Nov. 7, the 13-year-old girl was allegedly approached by the man while she was walking … more
The second time was a charm. Bristol Theatre Company Chairman Marie Knapman got some great news last week. Their application for more than $18,000 for the purchase of lighting equipment was … more
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