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Prudence Island Ferry: Service from Bristol ends Sept. 14

Prudence Island Ferry: Service from Bristol ends Sept. 14

PORTSMOUTH — Prudence Island Ferry has announced on its Facebook page that it will end its runs out of Bristol on Sept. 14. The company also says it will most likely “take the winter off” and  “start a new service from elsewhere” in the spring of 2015. “Since the Town of Bristol refused to entertain us


Village Harmony returns to Sandywoods

Sixteen sparkling young singers and instrumentalists, ages 12 to 18, performing music from Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic States, Georgia, Ukraine, and the Mediterranean coast of France, plus contemporary compositions. Don’t miss this dynamic teen world music ensemble, led by Will Rowan, Carl Linich, and Natalie Nowytski. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 7:30

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East Providence fireworks are postponed once again

EAST PROVIDENCE (Updated) — Concerns over high winds covering the area, the remnants Hurricane Arthur, led city officials to once again postpone the East Providence Fourth of July fireworks display scheduled for Pierce Memorial Stadium. The show, originally slated for July 3 then delayed to July 5, has now been rescheduled for Sunday evening, July


ME removes body from Warren home; police on scene

Coroners from the state Medical Examiner’s Office removed a body from a Child Street home that had been the scene of a police investigation for most of Friday afternoon. Police Deputy Chief Joseph Loiselle would not release details on the case. Police had been at the home since about 3 p.m., after receiving a rescue


Bristol man gets 7 years for DUI death

A Bristol man is facing seven years in prison after killing another man in a drunk driving accident last year. Joseph Kalen, 50, with a last known address of 99 Peck St., Bristol, pleaded no contest Wednesday in Newport County Superior Court to Driving under the influence, death resulting, and driving to endanger resulting in


One shot, another stabbed in Colt State Park

Two men are hospitalized after one was stabbed and the other shot during a fight at Colt State Park Sunday evening, State Police Commissioner Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell announced Monday morning. Two men who know each other were both attending a Memorial Day cookout in the park when they got into an argument that turned violent at about