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Portsmouth farmer Louis Escobar, the man behind the MAiZE.

Maize maze opens Friday for 15th season

The Escobar family, in partnership with maze designer Brett Herbst, the world’s leading designer of corn mazes, are ready to unveil the 2014 version of their “MAiZE”, celebrating The Wizard Of Oz’s 75th Anniversary. Sited on 8 acres of corn at the Escobar’s Portsmouth farm, it’s the largest corn maze in Rhode Island and an


Jen Chapin Trio with John Fuzek, at Sandywoods

Acclaimed New York City singer-songwriter Jen Chapin brings her Reckoning Tour to Sandywoods. Jen will be accompanied by her virtuosic Grammy-nominated acoustic bassist/husband Stephan Crump, and Jamie Fox on guitar. John Fuzek is a Rhode Island-based, award-winning singer-songwriter-guitarist who has been performing throughout the Northeast and other parts of the U.S. for over 25 years.

Farmers Market nears end at East Providence’s Weaver Library

EAST PROVIDENCE — The penultimate Weaver Library Farmers Market took place Thursday evening, Aug. 21, at its location on Grove Avenue. As part of the festivities, the library held its annual Ice Cream Social for young and old alike. The music duo of Elliot Ricci and city native Donna Ferro entertained the large crowd that

For Barrington residents Marvin and Linda Homonoff, the Holy Angels Festival was something brand new.

Barrington church festival draws a crowd

Unlike most people who attended the 99th annual Holy Angels Church Festival over this past weekend, Marvin and Linda Homonoff were new to everything this event had to offer. “We’ve lived in Barrington for 37 years,” said Mr. Homonoff, who also serves as Barrington probate judge, “but had never attended this festival. This was great

School Bus

East Providence releases bus schedule for 2014-15 school year

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence School Department and Student Transportation Inc., the new route provider for the system, has released the following bus schedule for both public and private school students in the city for the upcoming 2014-15 term. East Providence High School