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Portsmouth fireworks go off at 9:30 p.m.

By   /  July 4, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Louis Escobar, here posing with a friend, dresses up as Uncle Sam every Fourth of July.

PORTSMOUTH — Get your lawn chairs, sparklers and glow sticks ready. It’s time for Escobar Farms’ Fourth of July fireworks display. “We fire them off at 9:30,” said Louis Escobar, who’s been providing the display for 25 years over the cow pastures at his Middle Road farm. Mr. Escobar’s been using mainly private donations — he […]

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Spare some change for Portsmouth fireworks

By   /  June 19, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — You may watch the spectacular fireworks display from Escobar’s Highland Farms every Fourth of July, but have you thrown some change in the milk can to help support the event? You now have more opportunities to do so, as the Portsmouth 375th Steering Committee has made available two more old milk cans that […]

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Grant will help Portsmouth farm, others expand business

By   /  May 6, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Sen. Jack Reed (left) and Louis Escobar make a celebratory toast using Rhody Fresh Milk.

PORTSMOUTH — A big cheese showed up at a well-known local dairy farm Monday. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed visited Escobar’s Highland Farm Monday to announce the awarding of a $150,000 federal grant that will be used expand Rhody Fresh‘s business operations. The Middle Road farm, owned by Louis and Jane Escobar, is part of the Rhode […]

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