BRISTOL, R.I. — The middle-aged guy within an US flag sweater grinned in a photograph in the first page of this paper that is local.
It absolutely was April 2014, and David E. Barboza had simply been awarded Bristol’s “highest honor.”
He had been likely to be primary marshal for the Fourth of July parade, the earliest parade that is continuous the united states, broadcast survive regional television and went to by countless amounts.
This is the recognition that is latest for a man who’d held almost every part in his hometown — cop, volunteer firefighter, and EMT; multiterm Town Council user; civil protection manager; a local Democratic operative serving on different panels and commissions. He also had been an assistant that is administrative St. Mary’s Church and manager regarding the cemetery.
Due to the fact president for the Fourth of July Committee told the Bristol Phoenix magazine, Barboza had “done several things quietly for the town.”
Robert Powers felt their belly knot.
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