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East Bay Food Pantry volunteer Dawn Bolla of Bristol (black shirt) walks client Lisa Vincent through the food pantry on Wednesday. Clients are allowed to use the pantry once a month.

Food pantry makes extra push for holidays

Food pantry makes extra push for holidays

Food assistance is needed for families in the community throughout the year, but during the holiday season, the need increases exponentially. The East Bay Food Pantry served nearly 200 clients this Wednesday as those in need seek help feeding their families. That’s 400-500 individuals fed for the week on the one day the food pantry

74 Valley Lane, Portsmouth

Open Houses planned around East Bay

What better way to work off thatThanksgiving dinner on a cold holiday weekend than touring some open houses. There aren’t as many as usual this weekend, but still quite a few to choose from. Barrington 10 Evergreen St. — Sunday, Nov. 23, 12-2 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2, $355,000. Residential Properties, Beverly Chittim, 401-245-9600. 4 Deep Meadow Road — Sunday, Nov.

346 Nayatt Road, Barrington

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes across the East Bay have changed hands in recent weeks: Barrington 91 Prospect St. — $300,000 346 Nayatt Road — $625,000 328 Sowams Road — $441,000 Bristol 11 Elmwood Drive — $240,000 East Providence 18 Warwick St. — $40,000 400 Dover Ave. — $180,000 409 Waterman Ave. — $235,000 234 Norton St.

Meg Jones (right) loves that her business, Weirdgirl Creations on Kent Street, is a family affair. Here she sits with daughters Kyla (second from right) and Bianca (second from left) and her granddaughter (Kyla's daughter) Everly.

Barrington business celebrates 30 years

Weirdgirl Creations Pottery Studio has passed the test of time … and the test of relocation. The business, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, has set up shop in three different states and in more than a half-dozen towns. Meg Jones first opened her shop in Poughkeepsie, NY decades ago, and since then

Barksfield Botanicals

Barksfield Botanicals expands at Nonquit Grange

Barksfield Botanicals, a shop specializing in art, organics and antiques, is expanding to fill the second floor of the historic Nonquit Grange at the Mill Pond shops in Tiverton this holiday season. As part of the expansion, the Picklee Annex has been added, specializing in vintage furniture and home furnishings. “The Nonquit Grange has a


House of the week: Updated historic home

Warren is known for its all-American Main Street, working waterfront, artist studios, a top-rated theater and one of the country’s oldest pharmacies. It is also known for its historic homes that have made up the fabric of the town that was established in 1747. The colonial-style home at 19 Elm St. is a perfect example