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Bristol's beloved Beehive is in new hands

Established in July of 2007 by Jen Cavallaro, The Beehive quickly became a favorite downtown destination for great coffee and pastries. Breakfasts, then lunch options soon rounded out their …

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Bristol Police: Arrests for DUI and felony domestic assault
Bristol police officers made three arrests from Oct. 4 to 10. Monday, Oct. 4 Police were called to the Dollar Tree on Gooding … Read More
Westport Fair returns this weekend
A celebration of agriculture more than 60 years running kicks off this Friday, when the Westport Fair gets underway at 200 Pine Hill … Read More
Resident and council spar over parking near rights of way
A Barrington resident says the town is restricting access to the shoreline if it does not allow parking on the streets near public … Read More
Grab a trowel and celebrate Bristol's new scenic byway
Late last month, the volunteer effort to plant daffodils along Bristol's new scenic byway was a great success. The Delightful Daffodil … Read More
Portsmouth seeks funding for Stone Bridge improvements
PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday, Oct. 12, to approve a resolution that urges the General Assembly to pursue … Read More
School cancels dance, so parents plan their own
  “Students are gathering at other school events … There are no state restrictions. Why is this an issue?” MICHELE … Read More
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Obituaries
Christopher E. Larkosh, 56, East Providence Christopher E. Larkosh, a full professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and an internationally renowned lecturer, died unexpectedly at his home in East Providence on Christmas Eve 2020. …
Natalie M. Huppee, 76, Bonita Springs, Fla. Natalie M. Huppee passed away October 12, 2021 in Bonita Springs, Florida after a long gallant battle with ALS. She was born January 7, 1945 in Newport RI, the second of four daughters born to …
Anthony J. Ferrara Jr. Anthony (Tony) J. Ferrara Jr. passed away on Sept. 25, 2021, in Lodi, Calif., after a brief illness. Anthony was born on Dec. 18, 1928, in Bristol, Rhode Island and lived there until he joined the …
Sports
R.I. Aquatics Hall inducts five with local ties The Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021 inductees, nearly all of the new honorees having local ties: Jeff Allen, David Collins, Tony Fonseca, Jeff Miksis and Ryan …
Cumberland keeps E.P. winless in Division I football CUMBERLAND - The run game duo of senior Cam Pedro and junior Jo’el Baker proved to be the key for Cumberland High School Friday night, Oct. 15, as the host Clippers defeated East Providence, …
Mt. Hope volleyball falls to Rogers, 3-0 The Mt. Hope volleyball team fell to Rogers, 3-0 (24-26, 20-25, 10-25) , during an away match on Tuesday night.  The loss knocks the team's Division II record down to 4-7. "The girls played …
Brodeur scores two as Wildcats crush Southeastern, 6-0 Junior striker Hunter Brodeur scored two goals and added an assist as the Westport soccer team crushed Southeastern RVT, 6-0, on the road last Tuesday afternoon. The win boosted the team’s …
Opinion
Letter: On mandates, community centers, birds, and errant stones

To the editor: It may be that the state’s mandate, that each Rhode Island town have 10 percent of its housing affordable, is not enforceable. Providing affordable housing is not a town …

Letter: Support school bond to support entire Portsmouth community

To the editor: I am a Portsmouth resident and voter, and I have no school-age children. Here’s why I am enthusiastic about supporting the $21.44 million school facilities bond in the special …

Letter: Thank you, Brian Woodhead, for Fairview Lane response

To the editor: Our news media is constantly filed with instances of governmental dysfunction. This is as it should be. However when our government performs commendably, we should highlight it. …

Letter: School bond unanimously supported by bipartisan committee

To the editor: The members of the Portsmouth School Committee are Democrats, Republicans, and Independents, and we are unanimous in our support for the school facilities bond on the ballot Nov. 2. …

Letter: The Bristol Senior Center is very much open

This is in response to the Sept. 30 Speak Out call, “Open the Senior Center.” I am a senior who volunteers for the Benjamin Church Senior Center’s lunch program — first in …

Letter: Incentives are great, but police pay is still too low

Last week’s you featured a story about how our town's police department is attempting to incentivize officers in order to combat the problem of recruitment and retention of personnel, which is …

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