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PORTSMOUTH — Every Student Initiative has been asked to help coordinate a “Let’s Talk About Mental Health” public forum from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the … more
Create something beautiful, and leave a beach cleaner than you found it by joining the Buzzards Bay Coalition and New Bedford-based artist John Middleton on Saturday, September 22, for ae trip to … more
TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Foundation invites residents of Tiverton, Portsmouth ad Little Compton to share their thoughts on issues that are important to them over a neighborly meal on … more
NEWPORT — The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission is hosting the third annual Newport County Legislative Forum from 8:30-10 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, in the auditorium of the Community … more
This is one of my husband’s favorite desserts. I will make some for Easter because they’re such a light pastry, making them perfect after a big meal.My mother had the recipe for ages and … more
Recreational boating may be a year-round sport for some, but for most the traditional recreational season is a little more than two months away. “First District Coast Guard, Northern Region. … more
Over half of the donated oars and paddles — the older and more weatherbeaten the better, have been painted and decorated by top area artists in advance of the Westport River Watershed Alliance’s … more
Jeremy Grantham, renowned environmentalist, investor and philanthropist, will be the guest speaker when the Westport River Watershed Alliance holds its Annual Meeting on Sunday, March 4 at … more
Dan Logan will show his images of birds in flight, taken during the past three years in Bristol County, when the Paskamansett Bird Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Community … more
Looking for something special to make for your honey for Valentine’s Day? These muffins say I love you.I recently made ricotta with a cheese-making kit I got for Christmas. It came out great. … more
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