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This home at 165 Roger Williams Ave. in East Providence is scheduled for an open house Sunday, Aug.3, noon-2 p.m.

Open Houses: 28 scheduled in region this weekend

Open Houses: 28 scheduled in region this weekend

Ready to do a little house hunting? Lots of open houses are scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend. Barrington 40 Prospect St. — Saturday, Aug. 2, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dutch Colonial, 3, 2, $359,900. Coldwell Banker Residential, 401-247-0202. 346 Nayatt Road — Sunday, Aug. 3,11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gambrel, 4, 2.5, $649,000. Residential Properties, Katie

5 Narragansett Blvd., Portsmouth

House of the week: Panoramic view, private beach

With panoramic views of the Sakonnet River, a private beach and space for a mooring or dock, this home in Portsmouth’s Common Fence Point neighborhood is seaside living at its finest. Built in 1924, the home at 5 Narragansett Blvd. has many renovations while keeping its period detail. Situated in a private setting, the 1,990-square-foot house has three bedrooms

The Kettle Point area on the East Providence waterfront.

East Providence City Council approves finance ordinances

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence City Council passed a pair of finance related ordinances at its meeting Tuesday night, July 15, including one that should save the city a significant amount of money. Finance Director Malcolm Moore proposed an ordinance which would allow the city to issue what are called general obligation refund bonds.

This Westport farmhouse was built in 1740 and today includes more than 2,300 square feet of living space.

House of the Week: Country charm

Just off the beaten path in the heart of the Westport countryside is an antique farmhouse with more than eight acres of open fields, riding trails and woodlands. The home has three bedrooms and a full bath with an open living concept on the first floor, hardwood floors and a large covered porch overlooking the vast grounds. While maintaining