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The 5K run/walk on Nov. 1 will take participants — whether they have two legs or four — through the Sakonnet Greenway Trail.

Greenway Trail race is Saturday in Portsmouth

Greenway Trail race is Saturday in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — This year’s five-kilometer cross-country run/walk along the Sakonnet Greenway Trail will feature a new course trail. The race, hosted by the nonprofit Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT), will start at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Brown House at Glen Farm, off East Main Road. Runners and walkers of all ages and

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Eight Portsmouth open space members quit

PORTSMOUTH — Eight members of the town’s Open Space Committee (OSC) have resigned en masse, saying the panel’s ability to function has been seriously compromised due to confidentiality breaches. “The Aquidneck Island Land Trust (ALT) will no longer bring potentially conserved properties to the committee as there is no trust that the properties will be held

Google Map image shows the Triple S property, located on the south side of the upper portion of Sandy Point Avenue.

Capital funds sought for Portsmouth sports fields

PORTSMOUTH — The town purchased the 48-acre property about a decade ago and voters approved a half-million dollars to develop athletic fields there in 2007. But now, the “Triple S” property off Sandy Point Avenue — conserved in an agreement between the town and the nonprofit Aquidneck Land Trust — is still nothing but cornfields. Town Council

The Reposa property contains unfragmented forest, wetland, swamp, vernal pools and small ponds that support a diversity of plant and animal species.

Two Portsmouth properties to be conserved

PORTSMOUTH — The nonprofit Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) announced two local land conservation efforts at its 24th annual meeting last week in Middletown. First, ALT and the Faria family signed a purchase-and-sale agreement on the Faria’s 10.53 acres of farmable land in Portsmouth. The formal closing will take place in a few weeks. Additionally, the Reposa

Charles Allott with Shiloh, the "assistant executive director" of the Aquidneck Land Trust.

Charles Allott of Portsmouth named land trust’s director

PORTSMOUTH —  Charles (“Chuck”) Allott has been named executive director of the Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT), a nonprofit group that works to preserve Aquidneck Island’s open spaces and natural character. Mr. Allott, an attorney who lives in Portsmouth, has been serving as ALT’s interim executive director since December 2012, shortly after Ted Clement stepped down.

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