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Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes throughout the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 9 Chapin Road — $543,000 5 Copper Kettle Lane — $332,000 10 Sylvester St. — $163,000 20 Williams St. — $285,000 3 Clover Lane — $90,000 Hart Lane — $945,000 East Providence 330 Brown St. — $1 14 Harding Ave. — $580,000 9 Oak

Lucy Tabit checks one of her bee hives off Westport's Drift Road. In mid-October, she said they are setting out in search of the last of the goldenrod. (Richard W. Dionne Jr.)

Honeybees dying; keepers fear pesticide to blame

The test results aren’t in yet but Lucy Tabit has a pretty good idea about what happened to the bees at her hives off Sodom Road. “They were probably poisoned,” she said. “I’ve seen this all before.” Three weeks ago she went to check those hives “and my heart sank.” Out front of the hives

Transit Bond Question – The right route for RI

Any state with a growing, vibrant economy invariably has one critical component: an efficient, reliable and easily accessible public transit system that gets people where they want to go, when they want to go.  Those destinations include workplaces, schools, shopping centers, and doctors and health care facilities, the core of people’s everyday lives. This November,

Visitors enjoy the offerings at last year's Town Farm Harvest Festival with its Westport River backdrop.

Old-time harvest celebration at Westport Town Farm

Food, bluegrass music, barn building, farm animals, a one-day farmers’ market and more will be among the offerings when the Trustees of Reservations hosts its sixth annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18, from noon to 4 p.m. This is the “last chance” to purchase fresh vegetables from local farmers at the farmers market this

David S. Medeiros Sr., 77, Little Compton

David S. Medeiros Sr., 77, of Little Compton, passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. Born in Little Compton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline (Rocha) Medeiros. He was a lifelong resident of Little Compton. Mr. Medeiros was a self-employed carpenter for 50 years. He