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Walker’s Roadside Farm Stand started doing business in Little Compton in 1964. I moved to Little Compton about 35-40 years ago. Coll Walker was my neighbor. We became friends and I miss … more
It would be years before its impacts would be felt in Westport, if ever. But with so much on the line environmentally and economically, the Westport Select Board is considering forming an advisory … more
PROVIDENCE — The stresses and strains associated with such a significant and scrutinized project are what state officials believe to be the reasons why no company formally bid to rebuild the … more
More than 60 patients have already benefitted from receiving OsteoPearl; the very first surgery was performed two years ago at Fatima Hospital. more
Produced by the Wickford Art Association since 1962, the renowned Wickford Art Festival returns this week. More than 200 juried fine artists from across the state and country will assemble to … more
Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England recently announced that Barrington’s Emma Francis Marvelli has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.   Marvelli … more
To the editor: Nikki Haley has called Trump, among other things, “unhinged,” but has said she will support him because Biden has been a “catastrophe.” Friday, it was … more
Barrington Police are awaiting the results of a test to see if a dog was rabid when it allegedly attacked a family on Fairfield Road last week. According to police, the dog escaped from its own … more
‘The Forgotten Girls: A Memoir of Friendship and Lost Promise in Rural America’ By Monica Potts T his is the tale of two young girls – best friends Monica and Darci – … more
The Warren Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its 2024 Summer Concert & Movie Series at the Burr’s Hill Park bandshell, Water Street, Warren. All events are free. Concert … more
The Town of Bristol offers a free summer concert series. Bring blankets, chairs and picnics. Performers are Michael DiMucci (pictured) on July 11 and The East Bay Summer Wind Ensemble on July 18. … more
Settler's Green, a development including 12 single-family homes and two apartment buildings comprising 108 units, was denied by the Warren Planning Board in early 2022. After two rounds of appeals, it's back. more
PORTSMOUTH — Avoid contact with upper Melville Pond, the state recommended in a July 5 advisory. The R.I. Department of Health (RIDOH) and the R.I. Department of Environmental … more
PORTSMOUTH — Town Council President Kevin Aguiar made a surprise announcement at the start of Monday’s regular meeting: There would be no meeting. more
The Sunset Music Series kicks things off on Thursday, July 11, with Neal and the Vipers and concludes on Aug. 29 with Roomful of Blues, with a great lineup in between. There are tables, chairs and … more
There is a new restaurant in the Barrington Shopping Center.   Plant City, a plant-based eatery, opened its doors to customers on Wednesday, July 3. Plant City offers breakfast favorites, … more
A 32-year-old man from Hartford, Conn. had two young children in his vehicle — ages 1 and 6 — when he was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) on Saturday, July 6. more
To the editor: To all Island Park/Hummocks residents: In April of 2024, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued its 2024 hurricane data. This year is forecasted to be the … more
The feast features music, raffles and lots of food (Italian specialties, seafood, french fries, ice cream sandwiches, doughboys, wine, beer and soda). The Living Rosary is at 2 p.m., with the … more
F ishing memories last a lifetime. And, the good news, you do not need a lot of money to start creating them for you, family members and friends. Fishing connects you with the environment, it is a … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: With 122 days until the Nov. 5 election (as of the writing of this column), Democrats find themselves in a fix. Various news reports this week had President Biden weighing a … more
Just a few choices for your porch, deck, beach or boat reading this summer. “The Wright Brothers” by David McCullough (2015). As with all of his books, McCullough exhaustively … more
A controversial plan to open a live-in for-profit educational facility for teens on the Westport/Little Compton town line appears all but dead this week, after the developer notified Westport officials just before the July … more
The Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Feast, the oldest, continuous religious celebration in the long and proud history of the Diocese of Providence, is on Thursday to Sunday, July 11 to 14. more
While the greed of unknown thieves cost her $1,500 worth of herbs and a little faith in humanity, the kindness of strangers has renewed the faith of an Adamsville herb farmer who had more than 300 … more
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