Featured home: Big, bright Tiverton home overlooks the bay

Set high on a hillside in Tiverton is a fabulous, three-story home that was designed for easy entertaining. Soaring ceilings, spacious rooms, spectacular western water views over Mt. Hope Bay are …
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A July weekend celebration of Ted Hood's boats

Ted Hood had a hand in the creation of countless boats — sail and power — and the Herreshoff Marine Museum invites owners of Hood-designed boats to a three-day rendezvous at the museum in …

Quahogger frees tangled turtle in upper bay

Rob Russo was quahogging near Ohio Ledge (roughly between Colt State Park and Warwick Neck) last Tuesday when he came upon a large sea turtle apparently tangled in a buoy line. He posted an …

Off the Market: Homes sold in towns around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 19 Oak Grove Ave — $409,000 29 Commonwealth Ave — $215,000 9 Fairview Circle — …

Ferry dock delays costing frustrated islanders

Construction on the Prudence Island Ferry dock is entering its final stages and should wrap up in a week or two, music to the ears of Prudence residents and visitors who have been losing patience …

Gallison sentenced, Teacher threatened, Fourth celebration begins, and More: East Bay's top stories

Take a look at some of the top stories from around the East Bay in the past week: ‘Scoundrel’ Gallison sentenced to more than 4 years in prison Raymond Gallison will spend the next …

House Hunt: Open houses in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 35 Appian Way — Saturday, June 17, 2-4 p.m. Waterfront, 5, 4, $1,449,000. Mott & Chace …
Obituaries
Thomas H. Levesque III, 40, Portsmouth

Thomas H. Levesque III, 40, of Portsmouth, died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Born on September 1, 1976 in Newport, he is the son of Thomas Levesque Jr. and Susan (Fatata) …

Karen Durfee, 67, Tiverton

Nicholas Allan Kearney, 49, formerly of Bristol

Dr. William E. Condon, VMD, 71

Bruce G. Medley, 65, Portsmouth

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Dorothy A. Medeiros, 90, Little Compton

Elizabeth A. Langello, 68, Portsmouth

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Fluffy baked eggs (or cloud eggs) are a fun breakfast

I’m not much of a social media mavin, but apparently Instagram and Pinterest are chock full of pictures of what are being called cloud eggs.When I saw the article from the Washington Post in …

Stones That Speak: Cemetery lecture in Portsmouth Saturday

Touch-a-Truck is this Saturday at Glen Park in Portsmouth

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

Opinion
Editorial: Menhaden massacre

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 …

Letter: Funding issues put old cemetery at risk

Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

Letter: Don't buy into pothead 'B.S.'

Editorial: Motorcycle mayhem

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