Monthly Archives: May 2014

The former Cheese Plate is being taken over by Wooden Midshipman owner Katie Dickson and her husband, Cafe Nuovo chef Brian O'Donnell.

AG waits for Warren’s response in Open Meetings complaint

AG waits for Warren’s response in Open Meetings complaint

Investigators from the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office are waiting for Warren’s response to allegations that the Warren Town Council violated Open Meetings Act this spring when it rejected a would-be business owner’s application for a liquor and food license. Fab Goldberg, the proprietor of the former Basically British Tea Room in Warren, appeared before

A thick plume of smoke rises from the burning boat off Warren's Point Friday morning. The boat eventually sank but the passengers were  rescued.

Four rescued as boat burns, sinks off Warren’s Point

LITTLE COMPTON — Four people were rescued after their sailboat caught fire and sank off Warren’s Point this morning (Friday). Little Compton Fire Chief Richard Petrin said the four people abandoned ship shortly after the wooden boat caught fire at 10:10 a.m. and were picked up by another boat that was nearby. He said they


Michael Troy with Chuck Williams in Tiverton

Michael Troy (pictured) is a magical storyteller with a gift for melody, a deep rich voice, excellent finger-picking skills, and the ability to compose outstanding stanzas of substance. Chuck Williams’ lyrics and melodies are a musical journey reflecting emotions of everyday life brought to you through the stories within his songs. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse


Saving lives, a world away

Barrington woman’s nonprofit has impacted the lives of 1.6 million malnourished children — and counting There’s a saying that goes, “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” As ideal as that is, the people at Edesia, a Providence-based 501©3 non-profit manufacturer, can probably take that to a whole

Timothy King, when he was city manager of Ellsworth, Maine. (Ellsworth American photo)

King named Westport administrator pending contract deal

As present part-time Town Administrator Jack Healey approaches his last day on the job, the Board of Selectmen moved toward hiring his replacement this week. Tuesday evening, board members unanimously selected Timothy King, now the assistant town administrator of Wellfleet on Cape Cod, to fill the Westport town administrator position.  The placement won’t become official,


East Providence Mohawks hold final summer hoops signup session

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Mohawks youth sports organization holds its final registration session for its planned outdoor summer basketball league on Saturday, May 31, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Recreation Center located on 100 Bullocks Point Ave. The league is open to youngsters from East Providence and surrounding areas. There is