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For a relatively small town, Bristol has, as any careful reader of the Bristol Phoenix’s police report will know, an INCREDIBLE NUMBER OS SUSPICIOUS PEOPLEi living here. Kids playing in the … more
To the Editor: I recently read the article about the Ethics Commission fining Donna Travis over her involvement with three charity-type organizations that she donates hundreds of hours of her time to and receives no money from. Got that? She doesn't more
To the Editor: June 14, 2017 witnessed two massacres here in America. In Virginia, a maniac opened fire on congressional individuals in Virginia, his reason having been silenced along with his … more
To the editor: While I can respect passion in politics, I (and a great many others) completely reject scorched earth politics. It is a tactic unbecoming to almost everyone, and is certainly way … more
The ongoing investigation into Russian influence pertaining to the 2016 general election, the firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey, the supposed breaching of the emoluments statutes by the Trump family or organization, and the president's more
To the Editor: The attempted murder of congressional staff and congressmen is one more tragic event that should be a call for our nation to engage in open and honest discussion on the purpose and limits of guns in our society. I believe America's more
To the Editor:The excellent Beacon article, “Ethics commission finds Travis violated law, issues $1,200 fine,” was right on target. Her attorney, Robert Flaherty, has likened his client, … more
The longest day of the year is here - June 21 to be precise. High school graduations are winding down and the Fourth of July is around the corner. Summer is with us. It doesn't quite seem possible for summer to have arrived so quickly. Cool wet weather, more
A most encouraging summer spectacle has been the occasional pogy explosion —  little fish by the thousand churning the waters to froth in Bristol Harbor, the Sakonnet and Westport rivers … more
When the agency renowned for long waits tells you not to stop in during the month of July, it's a good idea to listen. That's just what the Department of Motor Vehicles did last week when it announced it would launch a long overdue new computer system on more
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