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Jones strikes out 13 as Huskies blank Barrington, 2-0

Sophomore pitcher AJ Jones struck out 13, while pitching a two hit, complete game shutout as Mt. Hope beat Barrington 2-0, at Guiteras Field on Thursday afternoon.

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Barrington home sells for more than $4.5 million
A home originally built by Barrington native and professional golfer Brad Faxon sold recently for $4,578,500. Located on Nayatt … Read More
Bristol Police: Arrests for sexual assault and child molestation
Bristol Police made three arrests from May 3 to May  9, including two in sexual assault cases. Monday, May 3 Roger Williams … Read More
In Warren, concern over impact of restaurant legislation
As the state and federal governments scale back Covid-related restrictions, town officials are watching proposed legislation that they … Read More
A year to remember at Herreshoff
“It’s going to be a busy year around here,” said Herreshoff Marine Museum Executive Director Bill Lynn about the … Read More
Downtown Bristol hosts Fair and Arts Festival this Saturday
The Bristol Merchants Association (BMA) held its first event of the season last month, under slightly gray and chilly skies. … Read More
No changes at Warren Town Common
Warren Town Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to make no changes to the way the Town Common is regulated, saying they'll … Read More
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Obituaries
Stanley J. Wilusz, 94, Tiverton Stanley J. Wilusz, 94, of Tiverton, passed away on May 14,  2021. He was the loving husband of the late Helen (Golen) Wilusz to whom he was married for 63 years. Born in Holyoke, Mass., he …
Nancy-Etta Muccino, 82, Warren Nancy-Etta Muccino, 82, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Szeregowicz) Muccino and a lifelong resident of …
Anne Marie Goulart, 81, of Bristol Anne Marie (Silveira) Goulart, 81, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at her daughter’s home in New Ipswich, N.H., with her family at her side. She was the wife of the …
Sports
Tiverton's Mariah Ramos is RI Student Athlete of the Year TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Interscholastic League announced today that Tiverton High School senior Mariah Ramos is the 2020—21 recipient of the RIIL Student-Athlete of the Year Award …
Car parade will celebrate Barrington’s Super Bowl champs The Barrington High School football team will celebrate its Division II Super Bowl championship with the community during a special car parade on Friday afternoon, May 14.  The parade will …
Kiley leads Tiverton’s offensive onslaught as Tigers crush Davies, 11-1  Senior shortstop Mackenzie Kiley drove in three runs on two hits and scored two runs, to lead the Tiverton softball team over Davies, 11-1, during a home game on Tuesday afternoon. The win evened …
D-II Super Bowl was a perfect finish for BHS seniors Moments before the kickoff, officials for the Division II Super Bowl invited the captains for both teams to the center of the field for the coin toss. St. Raphaels sent four players to the 50-yard …
Opinion
Letter: Bike path would open opportunities between campus and town

I want to thank the Bristol Town Council for considering the bike path project to include an extension from Hope Street to Roger Williams University. I’m a long-time user of the bike path, …

Concerts on the Warren Town Common would be disrespectful

Editor's note: This letter was sent to members of the Warren Town Council, and Warren Town Manager Kate Michaud, on Thursday, April 8. As chair of the Veterans Honor Roll Committee, I must stand …

Letter: Thank you for ongoing support of The Autism Project

I am writing to thank the entire Bristol community for their ongoing support of The Autism Project (TAP) and the many autistic individuals, family members and care givers, educators, and other …

Letter: The dangers of teaching ‘Generation Citizen’

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jonathan Brice, under his five-year strategic plan, is proposing the expansion of Generation Citizen within our middle school. Generation Citizen is a progressive …

Letter: KMG is not going anywhere

To the editor:Keep Metacomet Green would like to thank all their supporters and reassure them that KMG is still here and will be here till a solution is found to save that green space on Metacomet …

Letter: New Metacomet proposal is evenhanded

To the editor:I was very quick to criticize Marshall Properties for their heavy handed, take it or take it Plan B proposal for Metacomet Golf Course. I wanted to be just as quick to applaud the …

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