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Instead of using Oct. 1 each year to determine enrollment figures and spending for each town in the regional district, the Joint Finance Committee wants to try an alternate method that will help to eliminate the ups and downs over the years and provide more stable funding.
Bristol police have filed four new felony charges against the man whose cache of weapons, drugs, drug-making gear and paraphernalia were seized from the 78 Washington St. house near Guiteras School that burned on Nov. 25. Jaret J. Moskal, 22, of Hobe Sound, Fla., enrolled as a student at Roger Williams University, was charged last Friday, Dec. 6, ... (more)
Students in the Bristol-Warren schools are among the biggest users of illegal drugs in Rhode Island, according to a special report released for all of the state's communities on Monday, Dec. 9. The data was compiled by the Department of Epidemiology in the Brown University School of Public Health for the Rhode Island State Epidemiology and Outcomes ... (more)
A Bristol man faces a second DUI charge after his vehicle was spotted first in Bristol and then in Barrington allegedly swerving all over Route 114 last Friday morning, Dec. 6, just before peak travel time.
Barrington Neighbors & Newcomers starts new doubles' and beginners' tennis groups today, Dec. 9, at 9 am at Centre Court tennis club, 55 Hospital Road, Riverside, for anyone who wants to have fun playing tennis with friends and neighbors.
Franklin Court Assisted Living, 180 Franklin St., Bristol, hosts open houses every day this week, Monday through Friday, from 10 am to 4 pm.
We all know that modern sailboats and equipment are much lighter and stronger than older boats and gear.
Barrington's annual Festival of Lights takes place Saturday from 1 to 6 pm with activities for children and adults and entertainment in and around Town Hall all afternoon.
The Visiting Nurse Service of Bristol and Newport County will offer a free blood pressure check in the foyer of the Rogers Free Library from 11 am to noon.
The police said Juanita Jefferis, of Hope Street, died at Rhode Island Hospital following the 5:20 p.m. accident.
A 29-year-old Providence man has been charged with the robbery of the Dunkin' Donuts store on Gooding Avenue in Bristol on Nov. 16. James P. Novack, with a last known address of 66 Miller Ave., was taken into custody by Bristol police on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Providence Police Department.
Christmas at Blithewold holds the first of three traditional holiday story times today at 4 pm in the beautifully decorated living room.