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East Providence Police issue parking ban

East Providence Police issue parking ban

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police have issued a parking ban until further notice Saturday, Jan. 24, in response to the winter weather mix currently hitting the area. Below are the other events affected by Saturday’s weather: Boys and Girls Club – East Providence: Closed Today and Tomorrow; Swim Meet Postponed Rhode Island Interscholastic League:


A Gathering of Fiddlers and Fishermen

Common Fence Music presents A Gathering of Fiddlers and Fishermen #16, this Saturday. MC John Fuzek is a Rhode Island based, award winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. Jack Wright, Irish tunesmith and consummately gracious session host will once again raise his bow to the downbeat when the crew weighs anchor at 6:30. Appearing will be


Pendragon returns to Bristol’s Stone Church Coffeehouse

New England has long had a rich tradition of Celtic-inspired music. For more than 30 years, Pendragon has embraced that tradition and created a timeless sound of its own, performing roots music with an unmistakable contemporary edge. Pendragon’s music celebrates the lives and lore of generations of  New Englanders who brought traditions from Ireland, Scotland,


The Russian Duo in Rehoboth

On January 24, the Arts in the Village concert series welcomes back the Russian Duo, an international project born out of a love of traditional music and classical elegance. Oleg Kruglyakov, a balalaika virtuoso from Siberia, and Terry Boyarsky, an American concert pianist with Russian heritage, have joined forces to perform exuberant and compelling concerts.

Rep. Edwards’ bill targets outdated laws

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Rep. John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth, Tiverton) has submitted a bill that would create a committee to suggest the repeal of laws that are outdated or not business-friendly. “It’s time we have a committee that sits down, reads through some of these older statutes and makes recommendations to repeal rules that hold no

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Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 30 Richmond Ave., — Sunday, Jan. 25, 1:30-3 p.m. Bungalow, 4, 3, $349,900. Residential Properties, Janet Maloy, 401-245-9600. 10 George Finnerty Road — Sunday, Jan. 25, 1-3 p.m. Waterfront, 3, 2, $675,000. Coldwell Banker Barrington, Anthony Young, 401-855-3716. Bristol 5 Evangeline


‘Collected Stories’ at 2nd Story

2nd Story opens the New Year with “Collected Stories”, Donald Margulies’ provocative, intellectually stimulating work that re-examines the age-old conflict between the established artist and the idolizing fan who becomes a protégé, a disciple, a colleague, a friend and, finally, a rival. Directed by Mark Peckham, “Collected Stories” features Lynne Collinson (pictured) as prominent short-story

James Harold Peters, 92, Barrington

James Harold Peters, aged 92, of Barrington passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol. For 70 years he was the loving husband of Martha E. Peters of Barrington of Barrington, who predeceased him in Aug. 2014. Born in Oak Park, Ill., Jim was the first child of Charles