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EAST PROVIDENCE — Celebrating three decades of anything is pretty special, so as the Sundaes Ice Cream Shops, owned and operated by the Schneider family of East Providence, recognizes the … more
Louis Del Sesto is dreading the arrival of Sept. 5. The owner of Ecig Shed on Maple Avenue said his business will be destroyed by the town council's new ordinance, which, in part, raises the … more
TIVERTON — Blasting at the site of the Twin River Tiverton Casino-Hotel is set to end by next weekend, Friday, August 4th. This is as anticipated, said Andy Dufore, North Division Manager of Maine Drilling & Blasting, the company that is managing the blasting for Twin River. more
LITTLE COMPTON — A series of court actions between Wednesday and Friday last week have slammed a lid on loud and heavily-trafficked activities and weddings at the Stone House. A Superior Court order states that the Stone House is precluded "from conducting weddings, receptions, or other special events for the foreseeable future, including the ones scheduled for this weekend." more
The ongoing facelift of the Wood Street area aiming to beautify the neighborhood and revitalize the business climate recently got a financial boost and is drawing attention from state officials … more
LITTLE COMPTON — The Little Compton Town Council last Thursday night voted unanimously to grant entertainment licenses to Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard (CSV) for "up to 14 concerts" on deed-restricted land and for "up to 14 [other] entertainment events" (understood to be mainly weddings) this summer on non-deed-restricted land. The council proceedings took all of 17 minutes, before an estimated 130-140 mostly local spectators, who crammed into extra chairs and benches in the Town Hall council chambers, stood along the walls and in the hallway outside. more
Bristol House of Pizza is throwing a party, and everyone is invited. The popular State Street eatery is turning 40 later this month (April 27), and to mark the occasion, BHOP owners George and … more
An oyster farm on Hog Island off Bristol’s coast has the best tasting oysters in Rhode Island, at least according to voters at the Bristol Oyster Bar Tuesday night. Chessawanock Island … more
Businesses in Belltower Plaza are fully operating again after last week’s roof collapse, and want wary customers to know the building is safe for them to return. Part of the Metacom Avenue … more
LITTLE COMPTON —Parking in open grassy fields has become such an issue at Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard that some contend it represents a violation of town zoning regulations. It's also creating a challenge to the preservation of agricultural and conservation values at the vineyard. more
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