Author Archives: Christy Nadalin

Donna and Roger Dubord launched the Stone Church Coffeehouse nearly a decade ago. Its eighth season opens this Saturday, September 27.

Coffeehouse brings great acoustic performances to Bristol for eight years, and counting

Coffeehouse brings great acoustic performances to Bristol for eight years, and counting

Roger Dubord is a passionate man. The Bristol native and former software engineer (retired from Raytheon in 2011) admits he tends to become focused when he finds a project — a passion — he is interested in pursuing. For years, that was the 4th of July Committee. Since 1997, it has been Bristol’s Stone Church

Child Opportunity Zone staffers Vanessa Ferreira (left) and Ginny DePasquale in the garden they helped cultivate at the Hugh Cole Elementary School in Warren.

Bountiful harvest

Warren elementary school garden teaches lessons from soil science and biology to altruism, empathy, and the culinary arts. Hugh Cole elementary school is not the first local school to have a garden — though it may be among the few to have one thrive over a long summer vacation, thanks to the dedication of Child

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Labor daytripping

It’s one of our favorite excuses: the East Bay is not a place to leave on a summer weekend. After all, people come here to vacation. Still, it’s a great big world out there and there’s a lot to see, especially this weekend, with events happening all across the state and and a couple of

Joe Hurley will talk about his experiences on the road as he walked Route 6 from coast to coast, at the Weaver Library in East Providence, Monday, August 4.

‘Ten Million Steps’

New England author to share view of America from its longest highway If you have ever driven Route 6 from Providence to Hartford, you know that, when you have places to go and people to see, all the red lights and slow-downs feel like drudgery. Now imagine the progress you would make on foot. Joe

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Summer hunting, Rhode Island style

The East Bay is not exactly hunting country. There are a few deer and duck-hunting enclaves, but here, if you want to hands-on see to your own meat, fishing or clamming is where it’s at. And clamming is not for the faint of heart. It’s not about the size of the target; it’s not about

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Summer breeze

For extreme sports fans, summer on Narragansett Bay is a rush. You aren’t seeing things: in recent years it seems the bay has been teeming with unusual wind-powered craft, traveling at uncommon speeds. One local fleet of A-class catamarans (A-cats, for short), recognizable by their tall, gray sails that resemble the dorsal fins of enormous

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