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Nominees sought for Portsmouth Business of the Year

Nominees sought for Portsmouth Business of the Year

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) is seeking nominations for the “2015 Portsmouth Business of the Year.” The annual award began in 1987 through the efforts of Portsmouth Rotary, and more recently it has been a joint effort of both the Rotary and PBA. The winner will be recognized at the annual PBA meeting

Attorney Kenneth McGunagle and Planner Ashley Hahn (foreground) spoke against Tiverton Glen on behalf of community opposition at planning board hearing. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Board delays vote on Tiverton Glen; hearings to continue

TIVERTON — A vote was anticipated, but it never happened. Last week, after a marathon nearly three-hour hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 24, the Tiverton Planning Board postponed until at least March 10, any further consideration of amendments to the town’s Comprehensive Community Plan (the “Comp Plan”). The amendments have been widely considered to be necessary


Luxury townhouse sits on former Vanderbilt country estate

Sit on the private patio of your corner unit and relax while staring out on the lush grounds and Vanderbilt Stables of this Sandy Point Farm estate. The condominium — 53 Sandy Point Farm Road, #5 — offers both luxury and privacy. The three-bed, 2.5-bath townhouse is located at Vanderbilt Stables. With 2,040 square feet

130 Carriage Drive, Portsmouth

Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 17 Acre Ave. — Sunday, March 1, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Colonial 3, 1.5, $279,000. Residential Properties Marlene Manchester, 401-245-9600. 187 Narragansett Ave. — Sunday, March 1, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Colonial, 3, 2.5, $429,000. Residential Properties, Barbara Stamp,

All Saints Academy students Caroline Roonney, left, and Rayna Lombardo demonstrate the conductive fabric that integrates magnetics and LED lights to Lauren Lake. The technology, which can be used for medical applications, is an example of the innovation Tinker Bristol aims to foster.

Grant helps Tinker start ‘new era of manufacturing’

Ushering in “a new era of manufacturing,” Gov. Gina Raimondo joined 200 entrepreneurs and their supporters in welcoming the next step in the industry taking root in Bristol. Tinker Bristol, an industrial incubator and makerspace set to start up in the Bristol Industrial Park this summer, received a $50,000 start-up grant from the Rhode Island


Westport home offers plenty of space, pond views

South Westport is the setting for this modern home with deeded water rights on a private cul-de-sac. Built in 1992, the large contemporary at 9 Ivy Meadows Lane in Westport, Mass., has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms within more than 3,300 square feet of living space. On the banks of Devol Pond, the property has

8 Athena Terrace, Portsmouth

Open houses planned around East Bay this week

The following open houses are planned in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 425 Sowams Road — Sunday, Feb. 22, 1-2:30 p.m. Cape, 4, 2, $319,000. Residential Properties, Laurie Flethcer, 401-245-9600. East Providence 72 Orlo Ave. — Sundau, Feb. 22, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Colonial 3, 1, $167,000. Century 21 Topsail Realty, 401-263-8700.

Crucial Tiverton Glen hearing, possible vote, next Tuesday

TIVERTON — Whether Carpionato Group can move forward to build Tiverton’s largest-ever multi-use development could all come down to a vote next Tuesday. That is when the Tiverton Planning Board will conduct a public hearing in the high school, beginning at 7 p.m., and will likely vote, on certain amendments to the Town Comprehensive Community