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The Will Dailey Band performs, on a constructed stage, at a recent sunset Alex and Ani Summer Concert event at Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard. Photos by Tim Marshall

Little Compton concert controversy

Neighbors say Sakonnet Vineyard going big-time with its music; concerts’ growth sparks complaints LITTLE COMPTON — Sakonnet Vineyards on West Main Road has been hosting concerts Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons during the summer and some neighbors said the amplified sound, bright lights and traffic have all become too much. They took their complaints to

Firefighters salute as the coffin of Deputy Chief Frank Sousa is carried into St. Mary's Church on Sept. 1.

Bristol deputy chief ‘lived and breathed’ firefighting

Ursula Sousa often told her husband, “you only live once.” And what a life it was. “Our marriage was like a fairy tale,” she said. “We were perfect.” Last Thursday a fatal accident ended the fairy tale. Bristol Fire Department Deputy Chief Frank Sousa, the man Ursula fell in love with in 1993, crashed his

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East Providence moves up morning school bus times by 15 minutes

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post confirmed information released earlier Thursday, Sept. 3, on the city website and found also on the school department website that school buses will arrive 15 minutes earlier each morning for the time being. This move is for city schools only. Private and parochial schools will remain on their

Is this a shark? It washed up on Barrington Beach Wednesday morning, Aug. 26.

Shark sighting at Barrington Town Beach?

A Barrington resident was out for a walk along Barrington Town Beach Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, when she came up a small fish that had washed up on the sand. The fish appears to be a baby shark. (Note: We’re not shark experts, so feel free to share a comment if you know otherwise.) Barrington

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East Providence Football team falls in 2015 debut

PAWTUCKET — A late touchdown and two-point conversation by St. Raphael Academy gave the Saints an 8-7 victory over East Providence High School Friday night, Sept. 4, in the teams’ 2015 preseason Injury Fund football outing at Max Read Field. The Division I Townies were first on the board during the two-quarter contest. E.P. went

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Joy Wolff, 89, formerly of Little Compton

  Joy Wolff, 89, died peacefully September 1, 2015, in her home at Laurelmead in Providence.  Previously a resident of Little Compton, she had moved to Providence in 2010.  Aptly named, she brought great joy to all who knew her.  Upbeat, spirited, and always sporting that infectious smile, she will be greatly missed. Joy Petersmeyer

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Alyssa Linkamper is a Marine Mechanic at Onset Bay Marina in Onset, Massachusetts.

MTTI graduate is selected as the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges’ 2015 Outstanding Graduate Award recipient

Wonder what it takes to make a living as a Marine Mechanic? MTTI Marine Service Technician graduate, Alyssa Linkamper asked herself that question—especially because she was the only female—and the smallest person—in her class. “I came to MTTI with no knowledge about the marine industry. I had never even started an outboard motor!” At graduation,

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The Will Dailey Band performs, on a constructed stage, at a recent sunset Alex and Ani Summer Concert event at Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard. Photos by Tim Marshall

Little Compton concert controversy

Neighbors say Sakonnet Vineyard going big-time with its music; concerts’ growth sparks complaints LITTLE COMPTON — Sakonnet Vineyards on West Main Road has been hosting concerts Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons during the summer and some neighbors said the amplified sound, bright lights and traffic have all become too much. They took their complaints to

The Will Dailey Band performs, on a constructed stage, at a recent sunset Alex and Ani Summer Concert event at Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard. Photos by Tim Marshall

Little Compton concert controversy

Neighbors say Sakonnet Vineyard going big-time with its music; concerts’ growth sparks complaints LITTLE COMPTON — Sakonnet Vineyards on West Main Road has been hosting concerts Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons during the summer and some neighbors said the amplified sound, bright lights and traffic have all become too much. They took their complaints to

This blueberry crisp could be made with any type of berry. But, if you use really juicy raspberries or blackberries, increase the amount of cornstarch a little.

Celebrate the season with a fruit crisp

I was thrilled to find fresh Maine blueberries at Stop & Shop last week. But, when I got them home and took the top off, they were soaking wet and starting to soften. They obviously weren’t going to make it to the weekend for blueberry pancakes, so I had to use them immediately. I only

Science Central will operate, as here during a BioBlitz a few years ago in Narragansett, inside a large tent, where specimens collected will be identified and catalogued.

Little Compton to be BioBlitzed on ‘Nature Day’

LITTLE COMPTON — A 24-hour BioBlitz, and conclave of over a dozen conservation and gardening organizations being called Nature Day, will descend upon Veterans Field on the weekend of June 13. The double-header event, expected by its sponsors to draw an estimated 500-600 people from around the area and New England, signals “a powerful next

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