Monthly Archives: November 2012


In Bristol, Drink and Dabble is an artful experience

In Bristol, Drink and Dabble is an artful experience

While the weiner schnitzel remains the top menu item at Redlefsen’s Rotisserie & Grill, the popular Thames Street restaurant added another item that some recent customers, including artists, attorneys and even a professional athlete, devoured. But the draw is not the classic, traditional veal dish that Redlefsen’s serves, so much as it is the chance

Ronald Kolarik pic

Ronald Kolarik, 68, Warren

Ronald Kolarik, 68, of Redwood Court, Warren, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was the beloved husband of Denise (Giguere) Kolarik. Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Stephen and Amelia (Romanski) Kolarik, he had been a field engineer for Eastman Kodak for many years before retiring

Come meet Santa at this Saturday's Festival of Lights. He arrives at 4 p.m.

Barrington turns on the lights – and more – on Saturday

The Barrington Recreation Department and the Barrington Business Association will host this year’s Festival of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 1, and promise a bigger event than year’s past. The day kicks off at 1 p.m. when a trolley will start a continual loop around the downtown business district. BBA co-president Holly Smith said the trolley


BCWA facing potential health department violation

The Bristol County Water Authority is expected to issue a press release Thursday regarding a potential violation of Environmental Protection Agency trihalomethane regulations. BCWA Executive Director Pamela Marchand addressed the issue at Wednesday night’s board of directors meeting. She said that while the EPA previously required THM levels under an annual running average of 100

City residents Madison Bedrosian, Courtney McCaughe, Amanda Emby and Nicole Campatelli (right to left) pose with Festival Ballet School director, Mary Ann Mayer, as they rehearse for their upcoming performance in "The Nutcracker" at PPAC.

‘Nutcracker’ parts are a dream for East Providence ballerinas

PROVIDENCE — Several local youngsters will have more than simply visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads as they perform with Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) in the annual holiday tradition, “The Nutcracker.” All are cast as candy dolls, all are from Seekonk or East Providence. After attending an open audition back in September, the girls

David Ferro

ART Night in Bristol, Warren

David Ferro, a designer who crafts weathervanes using traditional techniques of forming and raising to create one-of-a-kind copper sculptures, is one of two artists offering open studio tours during this month’s ART Night. Visit his studio (#225) at 30 Cutler St., Warren. The other artist is ceramic sculptor Ellen Blomgren, who specializes in animal creations