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Portsmouth Council may vote on turbine proposal tonight

Portsmouth Council may vote on turbine proposal tonight

By Joseph Hutnak A possible vote is scheduled for Monday night on whether the town will hire Wind Energy Development of North Kingstown to take over the idle wind turbine at the high school. Town councilors are set to meet at 7 p.m. at Town Hall to discuss the plan to hand over operation of

Bluegrass Gospel Project. May, 2011. (BEN SARLE | PHOTO)

Bluegrass Gospel Project at Stone Soup

Fiddle player Gene White is the founder and musical director of The Bluegrass Gospel Project — a superb melding of unparalleled vocal harmonies and an eclectic and stirring repertoire. With roots planted in the bluegrass tradition, he six members of the BGP bring decades of experience to the group. These incredible vocalist/musicians yield complex and inspiring music. WHERE: Stone


Steampunk mansion mashup in Providence

Steampunk aficionados will truly feel at home when attending the Steampunk Mansion Mashup at the Lippitt House Museum this Saturday. In collaboration with Red Fork Empire, a collective of creative individuals who express themselves through the wide ranging avenues of Steampunk culture, the Museum will showcase this alternate world where Victorian culture collides with science

Townies one singles player Tess Amore hits a backhand during her match against North Smiithfield's Gabrielle Lafond.

North Smithfield ends East Providence’s season in girls’ tennis semis

BARRINGTON — The superb bounce-back season for the East Providence High School girls’ tennis team came to an end Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, with a 4-0 loss to North Smithfield in the Division III championship tournament semifinals at the Barrington High School courts. The unbeaten Northwomen, 14-0 and the top seed in the tournament, won

3 Freeborn Road, Bristol

Open houses: Dozens planned around East Bay

Whether you’re looking for your next home, checking out the competition or just looking for some interior decorating ideas, open houses are always a great place to start. Here’s a list of open houses scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 5 Hillside Ave. — Sunday, Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cape,


Barrington field hockey wins three straight

The Barrington High School field hockey team dropped a 1-0 game to LaSalle on Oct. 6, but has won three straight games since that loss. The Eagles had 20 offensive corners and several key scoring opportunities against LaSalle, but failed to knock any shots into the opposing net in a 1-0 loss to the Rams. The

Barrington, shown in an earlier game against Portsmouth, beat Chariho and tied Central Falls last week.

Barrington beats Chariho, but loses to Shea

The Barrington High School boys’ soccer team grabbed some key points last week with a tie against Central Falls and a win over Chariho, but lost 3-0 to Shea on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 15. On Tuesday, Oct. 7, Barrington held a talented Central Falls team scoreless and walked away with a 0-0 tie. Barrington goalie

80 Schooner Drive, Portsmouth

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes throughout the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 9 Chapin Road — $543,000 5 Copper Kettle Lane — $332,000 10 Sylvester St. — $163,000 20 Williams St. — $285,000 3 Clover Lane — $90,000 Hart Lane — $945,000 East Providence 330 Brown St. — $1 14 Harding Ave. — $580,000 9 Oak

Colt Andrews kindergartener William Massey blasts a water stream from a firehose into High Street with Dreadnaught’s past captain of Engine 4, Scott Illingworth. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Future firefighters

Kindergarten students from Colt Andrews School got a first-hand look at the life of a firefighter thanks to Dreadnaught’s past captain of Engine 4, Scott Illingworth. The tour, arranged by kindergarten teacher Donna Cheatom, was part of Fire Prevention Week activities. Mr. Illingworth demonstrated the equipment and clothing used by firefighters, and gave the students

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