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House of the Week: Luxury living in Seekonk countryside

House of the Week: Luxury living in Seekonk countryside

Enjoy luxury and all the modern conveniences while living in a country setting at this North Seekonk home. This contemporary colonial at 585 Read St. in Seekonk, set on a 1.45-acre parcel in the Read Street section of town, features an open floor plan with a formal entry foyer and a sweeping staircase. The large, granite eat-in kitchen includes stainless steel

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Coggeshall Farm Museum Harvest Fair in Bristol

Enjoy a weekend of family activity “unplugged” at the Coggeshall Farm Museum 41st annual Harvest Fair, a two-day happening at a living-history farm that depicts Bristol’s agrarian life in 1799. Participate in fun activities for all ages, hay rides, and traditional games. Plant sale, cooking demonstrations, music, art and food. WHERE: Coggeshall Farm, Bristol WHEN:

95 Riverscape Lane, Tiverton, is open Sunday, Sept. 21, noon-2 p.m.

Open Houses: 32 planned this weekend

Whether you’re looking for a new home, checking out the competition or just looking for some new decorating ideas, check out these open houses scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 33 Meadowbrook Drive — Sunday, Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2, $595,000. Residential Properties, Ceci Sartor, 401-245-9600. 9 Cold Spring Road

Chef Rizwan Ahmed prepares a gourmet dish at the Hourglass Brasserie in Bristol. The restaurant will close Saturday night, to be replaced by Christian's Wood Fired Grill in November.
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Wood grill restaurant to replace Hourglass Brasserie

A staple downtown restaurant is closing its doors after this weekend, to be replaced by another local entity to serve Bristol’s waterfront. The Hourglass Brasserie, at 382 Thames St., announced it is shutting down Saturday, Sept. 20, after five years on Bristol’s waterfront. But this is not necessarily the last Bristol will see of restaurateur

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New exhibit at Bristol Art Museum

“Objects for Work, Objects for Play and Objects to Cherish” includes fine art jewelry by Kelly Jean Conroy, interdisciplinary works by Candis Dixon, “Sharpens” pencils by Dalton Ghetti, painting by Dan Golden, miniature sugar carvings by Judith G. Klausner (shown, a sugar carving in an Oreo), photography by Dan McManus and drawing by David Shapleigh. WHERE: Bristol

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Bristol arrest log: Drug offense, DUI, driving to endanger

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Timothy Santiago, 22, of 39 Bourne St., Bristol, was arrested Sept. 9 on a warrant from the Newport Police Department on a charge of domestic assault in that city. Jaclyn Pinheiro, 28, of 265 Metacom Ave., Apt. 3, Bristol, was cited for driving with an

David Barboza, who cut the ribbon as CHief Marshal to kick off the 2014 4th of July Parade, was eliminated from the Town Council race in the primary.

Barboza disappointed, ‘not surprised’ with election loss

After the votes were counted in the primary election last week, perhaps the biggest surprise was the elimination of a former councilman with decades of experience in local politics who many expected to cruise to victory after having one of Bristol’s biggest honors bestowed upon him just two months ago. David Barboza, former council member

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