Monthly Archives: August 2013


Parade celebrates Portsmouth’s 375th

Parade celebrates Portsmouth’s 375th

PORTSMOUTH — The rain held off and the 375th Grand Parade — led by its grand marshall, dairy farmer Louis Escobar — was cheered on by hundreds of local residents as it made its way down East Main Road and Turnpike Avenue Saturday morning. Parade-goers were treated to the Portsmouth High School Marching Band, Navy Band Northeast, Miss

Cyclists set out from Horseneck Beach last year.

Bike the watershed for a cleaner Buzzards Bay

Cyclists can pick from a two scenic rides while helping protect the waterways when the Buzzards Bay Coalition host the seventh annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride on Sunday, Oct. 6. The Watershed Ride draws a wide range of participants including families, serious cyclists, and casual riders seeking a new fitness challenge. Cyclists ages 12 and


Mayfly lands in Tiverton

Mayfly, an Americana duo, is a Vermont-based band that performs old-time New England and Appalachian music as well as original songs on guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo and vocals. Mayfly has been performing for over ten years, touring throughout New England and Canada. The duo of Katie Trautz and Julia Wayne intersperse close harmony vocals with


Classic yacht regatta in Newport this weekend

The 34th Annual Classic Yacht Regatta, hosted by the Museum of Yachting, will take place in Newport over the Labor Day weekend. The event draws a fleet that stands as a time capsule of classic design—from small traditional one-designs to large, majestic yachts built over a century ago. Organizing authority Sail Newport will run racing