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12 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Officers graduate from supervisor school

Newly promoted police Sgt. Craig Stevenson and police Officer Thomas Murray, soon to be promoted to the rank of sergeant, have graduated from the First Line Supervisor School at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. The two-week program provides new supervisors with basic information needed to make the change from police officer to sergeant.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

The vehicle smashed into a barbeque restaurant's outdoor smoke shed on Metacom Avenue in Bristol.

Witnesses told NBC 10 the driver was the owner of a nearby business, Steve Elmslie, who was trying out his dragster in his parking lot when it took off, speeding across the street.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

ART Night Receives 2014 Season Grants

Warren, RI: Art Night Bristol Warren, is the happy recipient of two legislative grants from our Warren representatives.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

High Bacteria Levels Prompts DEM to Close Bristol Harbor to Shellfishing

The State Department of Environmental Management has closed Bristol Harbor and areas surrounding Hog Island to shellfishing due to high bacteria levels caused by heavy rains, high flows and overflows from various wastewater pumping stations.


Thu Apr 03, 2014

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Roger Williams University to Host Free Concert...

Roger Williams University to Host Free Concert a with Jazz Musician Aaron Diehl on April 16 Members of the public welcome to attend intimate Live at RWU performance a featuring up- and-coming pianist Aaron Diehla BRISTOL, RI - At just 29 years old, Aaron Diehl - a "smart young pianist with a fastidious grasp of jazz traditions, " according to the ... (more)


Tue Apr 01, 2014

Toyota owner excited about relocating

The owner of Bristol Toyota is looking forward to moving his business to town after purchasing the site of the former Baker Tractor on G.A.R. Highway near Route 136.


Mon Mar 31, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Heavy rains cause flooding in parts of RI

Flood warnings by the National Weather Service remain in effect in Rhode Island while many residents deal with flooded roads and basements.


Sat Mar 29, 2014

13 Things Worth Doing in RI This Weekend

Topics include: embracing your inner geek, relationship between community wealth, local business and hunger; bridging the gap between health care and self-care; hiring people you trust; and more.


Fri Mar 28, 2014

Firefighters Shave Heads, Raise Thousands for Kids with Cancer

In what has become an annual tradition, dozens of local firefighters shaved their heads to benefit the St. Baldrick's Foundation at The Whiskey Republic in Providence this week.


Thu Mar 27, 2014

Bristol was ranked number one as the healthiest county in Rhode Island.

If you live in Bristol County you might be among some of the healthiest people in the state.


Portland Tribune

Bits & Pieces: 'Oregon Art Beat'

If it means anything in the Portland art scene, it's likely been featured on the longtime OPB program "Oregon Art Beat."


Wed Mar 26, 2014

A tree fell on this house in Somerset under high winds Wednesday morning.

A strong spring storm brushed southeastern Rhode Island with light snow and strong winds, while weather forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening conditions at sea.


WLNE-TV Providence

Giroux kicks off campaign for RI governor

The Bristol resident kicked off his campaign Tuesday at the Rhode Island Statehouse.


WLNE-TV Providence

Strong storm to brush RI with light snow, wind

A strong spring storm is expected to brush southeastern Rhode Island with light snow and strong winds, while weather forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening conditions at sea.


Tue Mar 25, 2014

Go Local

Ghiorse: 5 Inches of Snow Expected in RI From Winter Storm Wed

Rhode Island faces up to 5 inches of snow--with the possibility for more--with a winter storm expected to reach New England overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.


Wed Mar 19, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Bristol Broadband Co-operative: Joseph Miranda: table-top gaming the Ukraine war, Segment 1

This week we hear from a Bristolian from Barcelona Elia Pablo and hear why she chose Bristol as her UK home.


Tue Mar 18, 2014

Bride's Magazine

5 Must-Read Tips from an Elegant Seaside Wedding in Rhode Island

Sabrina and Greg, both 28, had a unique plan for their September 2nd, 2012, wedding: They wanted ocean views, a farm-like setting - and a black-tie dress code.


This Is Bristol

Avon Calling

FRIENDS, Bristolians, countrymen! . Lend me your ears! I just thought I'd try to start out with a little rousing patriotism.



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