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Video: A dozen fireworks displays from one tiny beach

Video: A dozen fireworks displays from one tiny beach

PORTSMOUTH — Why settle for one Fourth of July fireworks display? On Saturday night, we counted no fewer than a dozen different displays from a vantage point on a deserted Common Fence Point Beach in the north end of Portsmouth. (Not all 12 can be seen at once in this short video, however.) In the video

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East Providence Rec Department readies annual Fourth Fireworks

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Recreation Department presents the city’s annual Independence Day fireworks extravaganza Friday evening, July 3, at Pierce Memorial Field, 201 Mercer St. The event includes food concessions and a free concert with acts Pier 6ix, Gina Wesley & Dreamcatcher, Kicking Hole and Crushed Velvet. Fireworks follow the performances. Gates open


Bristol’s Firemen’s Field Day event rescheduled

With anticipated inclement weather forecasted for Sunday, June 28, the Firemen’s Field Day and Water Battle scheduled for 10 a.m. is postponed, and rescheduled to Sunday, July 19. In making the announcement, Bristol Fire Chief Bob Martin noted that the event is a popular family event, and the rain in the forecast could spoil the

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East Providence fireworks are postponed once again

EAST PROVIDENCE (Updated) — Concerns over high winds covering the area, the remnants Hurricane Arthur, led city officials to once again postpone the East Providence Fourth of July fireworks display scheduled for Pierce Memorial Stadium. The show, originally slated for July 3 then delayed to July 5, has now been rescheduled for Sunday evening, July


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


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