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Volunteers from Clean Ocean Access pose with bagged items of trash at Pheasant Drive Beach Saturday.

Group conducts final Portsmouth beach cleanup of year

Group conducts final Portsmouth beach cleanup of year

PORTSMOUTH — Clean Ocean Access (COA) performed its final coastal cleanup of the year at Corys Lane and Pheasant Drive Beach on Saturday, with 23 people removing 584 pounds of marine debris as part of its Marine Debris Solutions Lifecycle Project (MDSLP). COA is an Aquidneck Island environmental group whose primary programs include eliminating marine debris

294 Rumstick twilight

House of the Week: Luxury, space in Rumstick estate

Elegance, attention to detail, and lots and lots of space highlight this Rumstick Point estate in Barrington. Built in 1994 and designed by renowned local architect Gregory Snider, the home at 294 Rumstick Road was built with room for an expanding family in mind. It has 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms within 9,000 square feet


‘Youth Showcase’ in Warren

Five wonderful young performers will take the Church Street Coffeehouse stage this Saturday, including Mt. Hope High School students Bryce O’Brien (pictured) and Sarah Slusarski. The other performers are guitarist Thatcher Harrison of Dartmouth, Gianna Botticelli of Boston, and Hannah Marriotti of Providence. WHERE: The Church Street Coffeehouse, lower level of the First United Methodist


Kickemuit to play, sing sounds of the season

The Kickemuit Middle School Music Department will offer two holiday concerts in December, showcasing the singing and instrumental talents of its students. The KMS 7th and 8th grade bands, directed by Melissa Labonte and Jeffrey Brackett, are scheduled to perform Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Mt. Hope High School auditorium. Holiday music

Here are some of the many gifts donated by the Primrose Hill School community.

Barrington second-graders help family in need

This holiday season, the second-graders in Mrs. August, Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Whittaker’s classes at Primrose Hill School in Barrington partnered with Children’s Friend and Service to support the “Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive.” Children’s Friend is Rhode Island’s oldest child welfare organization — it provides a wide range of social services for vulnerable children and families, serving more

3 Freeborn Road, Bristol

Open houses planned around East Bay

Whether you’re looking to sell your home, buy a new home or just see what’s out there, open houses are a great place to start. The following open houses are scheduled around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 189 Narragansett Ave. — Sunday, Dec. 14, 12-1:30 p.m. Colonial, 3, 2.5, $429,000. Residential Properties, Barbara Stamp,

Editorial: Change is good … sometimes

Change came to the Bristol Town Council quickly, just moments after the council’s democratic majority took control of the gavel. Councilman Nathan Calouro replaced Mary Parella as chairperson of the council last Wednesday night, and Timothy Sweeney took over the vice-chairmanship from Halsey Herreshoff as the Democratic majority took the reins over the two Republicans.