Monthly Archives: June 2014

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East Providence’s Weaver Library opens farmers market

East Providence’s Weaver Library opens farmers market

EAST PROVIDENCE — Joyce May could hardly contain her excitement and anticipation for a new program about to be offered by the East Providence Public Libraries. Starting Thursday, July 10, and running through August 28, the grounds of the Weaver Library, located at 41 Grove Ave., will be the site for a weekly farmers market.

Love him or hate him, Buddy’s back

Last week the conversation in Rhode Island political circles changed quickly from “will he run” to “can he win” as Buddy Cianci announced that he would once again run for mayor of Providence. Love him or hate him, he’s in the race to win and has aligned the stars to give him the best possible

Rob White, a Webelos den leader, helps 9-year-old Gavin Craig of Cub Scout Pack 77 make a contact during Field Day at Glen Park Sunday morning. Gavin eventually found someone in South Florida who answered him back. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Radio ‘hams’ display improv skills in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Ham radio operators had to do a little improvising over the weekend. But that’s what they do best, according to Bob Beatty, public information officer for the Newport County Radio Club. Amateur radio enthusiasts from around the local area descended on Glen Park Saturday and Sunday to participate in Field Day, an annual

Chris Macmillan, 8, of Bristol strikes the speed bag under the watchful eye of professional MMA fighter, John “Doomsday” Howard.

The fight is on for fitness

It’s been called the “sweet science,” and on Sunday, June 22, boxing — and the training that goes into building strength, speed and stamina — were on display, drawing dozens of people who want to be fit to try the “sweat” science of boxing. The afternoon family event was hosted by ICON Boxing and Fitness

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Mary G. Larice, 96, Bristol

Mary G. Larice, 96, of Greylock Road, Bristol, died Friday, June 27, at the Grace Barker Nursing Center, Warren. Born in Bristol and a lifelong resident, she was a daughter of the late Felice and Francesca (Minichino) Larice. Ms. Larice was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School, class of 1936 and a graduate of

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