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Margaret Perry Luecke, 75, formerly of Bristol

Margaret Perry “Peggy” Luecke, 75, of Coldwater, Mich., passed away Aug. 18 at Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice Residence in Battle Creek, Mich. She was married to Marvin H. Luecke for 50 years. Born May 16, 1939 to Joseph and Margaret (Tavares) Perry in Fall River, Mass., Mrs. Luecke grew up in Bristol and graduated from

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Foodies flock to indoor farmers’ market in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Kale isn’t just for Portuguese soup anymore. Just ask Melissa Yahia, whose bags were overflowing with the hardy green cabbage as she browsed all the fresh produce at the Aquidneck Growers’ indoor winter market, which opened for its second season Saturday. “It’s delicious raw if you just chop it up and make a really

Director David Marshall leads the East Bay Summer Wind Ensemble.

VIDEO: East Bay Summer Wind Ensemble performs in Bristol

BRISTOL — The East Bay Summer Wind Ensemble performed at St. Mary’s Church Thursday night as part of the Concerts on the Commons series. The free concerts are normally held on the Bristol Commons, but rain moved Thursday’s show indoors. The audience was also treated to a performance by the East Bay Summer Youth Ensemble. Both

Mary Potts of Simmons Farm talks to a customer at the Aquidneck Growers' Winter Market at St. Mary's Church Saturday.

Indoor farmers’ market re-opens in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — For her efforts as manager of the indoor farmers’ market Saturday at St. Mary’s Church, Judy Hestnes got a big fat goose egg — literally. Although Simmons Farm doesn’t sell them at the market, co-owner Karla Simmons knows that Ms Hestnes — also a chef and dietitian — has a thing for goose eggs. So, whenever she

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