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East Providence Police Department deploys body warn cameras

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department announced in a press release Friday, June 9, it has deployed its body worn camera program for officers, starting with immediate effect. …
Warren PD: Two arrests and multiple vehicles vandalized by BB gun
Warren Police made two arrests and investigated apparent vandalism via a BB gun between May 29 and June 5, 2023. Read More
Bristol PD: Two arrests and the 'mystery' of the stolen bench
Monday, May 29 A dog attack on another dog was reported on Chilton Street at 10:45 a.m. A brush fire was reported in the Stop & … Read More
Westport nine fall to Greenfield 4-2 in Round of 16
The Westport baseball team fell to Greenfield 4-2 in the Division 5 Round of 16 during a home game on Wednesday evening. Tenth seeded … Read More
Tiverton graduates walk Friday night
Tiverton High School seniors will receive their diplomas Friday evening, with commencement exercises set for 6 p.m. at the high … Read More
Cops carry the torch for a worthy cause
The East Bay leg of The Law Enforcement Torch Run, which benefits the Special Olympics, began at the Bristol Police station last … Read More
'Tom's Garden' is dedicated at Bristol's Benjamin Church
The garden is named for the late Thomas Andrade, and was built in collaboration with the RWU Community Partnerships Center (CPC). Read More
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Trailblazing vessel for world peace to visit Bristol on June 13

The Golden Rule, a 34-foot wooden ketch and the first boat to engage in environmental direct action in the world, will be docking at Rockwell Park this Tuesday, June 13, at 11 a.m.

Hope & Main brings back the Wednesday night block party

If you’re not hanging out in the Schoolyard at Hope & Main on Wednesday evenings with a craft cocktail or mocktail and a freshly fried falafel pocket, Korean corn dog, or Rhode …

Bristol Firemen's Memorial and Parade is this Sunday

The Bristol Firemen’s Memorial will occur on Sunday, June 11, starting with a mass at 11:30 a.m. at Saint Mary’s Church.
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Recalls, Withdrawals and Safety Alerts: Cars, pajamas, Deeres and more

At the end of each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their …

Bessie Jones On May 19th, Bessie "Betsy" Marcus Jones, beloved wife, mother, and friend, passed away at home at the age of 92. Born in Newburyport, Massachusetts on September 15, 1930, to Menus Marcus and Anna "Va
Kenneth Catalano Kenneth John Catalano, 76, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Friday June 2, 2023, at Providence Veterans Affair Medical Center. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Vincent and Caroli
Constance DeMello Constance Amarantes DeMello, age 88, of Tiverton passed away peacefully, surrounded by loving family on June 1, 2023. Born in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Gloria Cambra A
EP edges Chariho, sets up showdown for D-II baseball finals berth RICHMOND — The East Providence High School baseball team needed to defeat Chariho on the road Thursday afternoon, June 8, in the Division II championship playoffs to keep its season alive. And …
Barrington High School coach and player earn football honors Barrington High School football coach Sandy Gorham received a special honor at the recent Emo DiNitto/RI Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame awards banquet.   …
Eagles and Avengers headed for Friday showdown The Barrington High School baseball team defeated East Greenwich 5-4 in a Division II playoff game on Wednesday night, June 7, and forced a winner-take-all showdown for Friday afternoon.   …
Barrington High School loses to LaSalle in tennis finals As the regular season drew to a close, the Barrington High School boys tennis team picked up an impressive win over LaSalle Academy.   The victory propelled Barrington as it headed into the …
Letter: Fasten our seatbelts on the Robin Rug thrill ride

To the editor: Bette Davis, in her star performance of “All About Eve,: famously said, “Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night.” I wish it had said, …

Letter: The good old days weren't always good

To the editor: The public is being told how today's kids are dealing with mental health issues due to the pandemic. Here is some perspective: If you were born in 1900 most Americans lived in rural …

Letter: It’s okay to make things better

To the editor: Mr. Lint [author of the letter ‘The good old days weren't always good’, which published last week] seems to think the kids of today should just toughen up, because …

Letter: Setting the record straight on bike path comment

To the editor: I am writing to set the record straight regarding a comment in Speakout entitled "Someone will be killed or hurt" that was published in the June 1, 2023 edition of the Phoenix. …

Letter: Is Shorelines in cahoots with the select board?

I just received my May 18 Shorelines. The one where selectboard says a "strong marketing campaign" is necessary for override vote to pass. Isn't that the same as propaganda when politicians push an …

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