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Weather threat postpones East Providence Fourth fireworks

Weather threat postpones East Providence Fourth fireworks

EAST PROVIDENCE — Tropical Storm Arthur, slowly moving in the Atlantic Ocean up the east coast towards New England, is already playing havoc with planned Fourth of July events, including the annual fireworks display in East Providence at Pierce Memorial Field Thursday evening, July 3. With heavy rain and other severe weather related to the


Relive historical events of Colonial Boston in Ninja Time Pirates

HappyGiant, a developer and publisher of videogames, is celebrating July 4th by adding several major new features to its popular Ninja Time Pirates game, including multiplayer “Time Raids”, allowing friends to set up their “Time Base” and raid other players, as they jump through parallel universes. In addition, players can travel back to Colonial Boston

Fun, educational apps can help prevent "brain-drain" during your child's summer vacation.

5 apps to help your kids battle the summertime brain-drain

Summer is here, school is out, and your kids are more connected to their electronics than ever. By recommending the right apps for your kids, they’ll get more out of their play time without even realizing they’re learning skills such as creativity and expression. So what are the best free phone apps for youngsters during


East Providence Rec Department readies annual fireworks display

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence and Department of Recreation will sponsor an Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 3, (rain date July 5) at Pierce Stadium, 201 Mercer St. The evening will feature a concert by local favorites “Crushed Velvet” & “Kicking Hole” who are generously donating their performances!  Spectacular fireworks display


Open mic with Seamus Galligan

On the first Tuesday of every month an open mic is held at Sandywoods, and all musicians, performers, and spoken word artists are welcome to take the stage. This month’s featured performer will be Seamus Galligan, a singer/songwriter from Fairhaven who draws his inspiration from Paul Simon, John Martyn, James Taylor, and Bruce Springsteen. His

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Dunham’s Brook woods walk is Thursday

Join Westport Land Conservation Trust  Stewardship Manager Jesse Ferreira this Thursday, July 3,  from 1-3 p.m. for a walk through Dunham’s Brook Conservation Area on Main Road, Westport. See the new trail improvements that are under way at one of the largest conservation areas in Westport. Walk through cultivated fields and important wetlands and learn


Gnomes descend on Sandywoods

The Gnomes play an eclectic blend of global folk fusion music, including Celtic, Scandinavian, Russian, Eastern European, Caribbean, klezmer, Native American, and originals. They combine their varied and extensive musical backgrounds into arrangements that have been described as “exotic, fresh, and unique.” WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 28 COST: $10