Monthly Archives: October 2012


Trees down around Barrington in Sandy’s aftermath

At the intersection of Nayatt Road and Bay Road a mammoth red oak leaned heavily across a web of power lines on Tuesday morning, a clear sign that Hurricane Sandy had been there. Two men – one in an automated lift bucket and the other on the ground – worked to clear the lines from

Waves crash over the wall on Park Avenue in Portsmouth Monday, about four hours before high ride.

Flooding is Portsmouth’s biggest headache

PORTSMOUTH — Although the town escaped the full brunt of Sandy’s fury, the storm did make some roads difficult or impossible for motorists to navigate. A large section of Park Avenue was closed by police before high tide Monday night, as the water surged well over the top of the beach wall. About two miles north,

Drink and Dabble

‘Drink and Dabble’ in Bristol

Rhode Island’s favorite funny man is at it again. Charlie Hall goes back to his art school roots with a new traveling art party, Drink and Dabble, which is at Redlefsen’s Rotisserie & Grill Tuesday nights through November. “It’s a new trendy night out where groups, dates, housewives and team-building companies gather at some hip

Chris Farias

Open mic in Tiverton

Chris Farias hosts open mics at Sandywoods Center for the Arts in Tiverton on Tuesday nights. Admission is free, but donations for the musicians are appreciated. WHERE: Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays (no open mic on Nov. 6) COST: Free MORE INFO: 401/241-7349;

A police cruiser drives north on Memorial Parkway, beyond a "Road Closed" sign at its intersection with South Broadway Monday night, Oct. 29.

High tide comes and goes during Hurricane Sandy in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though not feeling the same severe effects of Hurricane Sandy as other coastal areas around the area and state, East Providence did deal with some significant water-level increases as the nightly high tide rolled in just after 8 o’clock Monday evening, Oct. 29. East Providence Police blocked off the lowest lying area

Next threat with Sandy: Rising water

With Monday’s astronomical high tide set to crest at 8:30 p.m. across the East Bay, waters are rising and police are closing off a growing number of roads. The Warren Town Beach was almost entirely underwater at 5:30 p.m., and the water lapped almost up to the deck at the Wharf Tavern restaurant further up