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‘Seaside Tinkered Treasures’

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Book Review  /  No Comments

TinkeredTreasures

Local author’s new book full of ideas for using seaside found objects to decorate with warm-weather cottage style Elyse Major has make a career of recreating the feeling of summer and days spent by the sea. Mermaids made from laundry pegs, a beach cottage built from craft sticks, or a wind chime constructed from sticks […]

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Barrington teen says he was stealing to help his mom

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  News, Police & Crime, Schools  /  No Comments

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A 14-year-old Barrington boy is facing a larceny charge after he allegedly stole $351 from the school store at the high school, but says he was just trying to help his mom. After he was confronted about the situation, the local teenager told a school official that he had been taking the money and giving […]

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Bloodied Barrington man found wandering Nayatt Road

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  News, Police & Crime  /  1 Comment

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A Barrington police officer responding to a house alarm at 2:39 a.m. on Sunday, April 6 encountered a young man stumbling near the intersection of Washington and Nayatt Roads, bleeding from his nose. The man flagged down the officer, who stopped the cruiser and began asking the individual some questions. The man — he was […]

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Portsmouth pooch photo takes 2nd in AAA contest

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This photo of Radar snapped at Cathedral Ledge in North Conway, N.H. is featured on the spine of the 16th edition of “Traveling With Your Pet/the AAA PetBook.”

PORTSMOUTH — If it’s a dog’s life, as the saying goes, then the life of one lucky Welsh Corgi is about to get even better. Radar, a photogenic pet from Portsmouth, is the second-place winner of this year’s national AAA PetBook Photo Contest. AAA Southern New England will present prizes and a check to Radar and […]

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Rep. Canario named deputy majority leader

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Government & Politics  /  No Comments

Rep. Dennis M. Canario

PROVIDENCE — Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) has been appointed a deputy majority leader of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. The appointment was announced this week by Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello. As a deputy majority leader, Rep. Canario is a member of the House leadership team and […]

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Welch wins first ever Drive, Chip and Putt youth golf competition

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Winners of the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals

AUGUSTA, GA. — City resident Patrick Welsh won his division at the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt championships held at Augusta National Golf Club Sunday, Aug. 6. Welsh bettered the field of 11 regional champions in the boys’ 14-15-year-old division with a total score of 28 points. He won the driving competition for 11 points, […]

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Bob Ardern & Manitoba Hal at Sandywoods

By   /  April 6, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

C—Spotlight—BobArdern

Canadian finger-style guitarist Bob Ardern combines masterful playing with melodies that conjure vivid images and then pulls it all together into a captivating sound. With influences from Celtic, classical and jazz music, Ardern’s guitar stylings take listeners on a spectral journey of emotions. Manitoba Hal is a consummate bluesman, best known for his masterful playing […]

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‘Magical Moments’ at Ocean State

By   /  April 5, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment, Things to Do  /  No Comments

C—Spotlight—BruceKalver

Local Magician Bruce Kalver brings “Magical Moments: A Magic Show for All Ages!” to Ocean State Theatre Company for one show only. Words like “unbelievable,” “amazing,” and “impossible” have been used to describe Bruce’s magic. He entertains and amuses audiences with his sleight of hand and manipulative skills and performs miracles with everyday objects like […]

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The Carper Family at Common Fence

By   /  April 5, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

The Carper Family  blends stunning three part harmonies into the finest old country, old-time, bluegrass, and swing tunes. Their boiled-down and intimate presentation highlights the quality of their united and solo voices, as well as drawing out each player’s abilities with her accompanying instrument. WHEN: 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 5 WHERE: Common Fence Music, 933 […]

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Lenny Solomon in Tiverton

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Singer/songwriter/guitarist Lenny Solomon’s style has been compared to early Bob Dylan, Guy Clark, and Jerry Jeff Walker. Performing at Sandywoods with Lenny will be bassist Don Barry, an accomplished musician and songwriter. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 5 COST: $15 MORE INFO: www.sandywoodsmusic.com; 401/241-7349

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