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Photos: Alvimedica takes second in Vestas in-port race

Photos: Alvimedica takes second in Vestas in-port race

NEWPORT—Thousands of sailing fans packed Newport harbor to see the Spanish boat MAPFRE dominate from start to finish to claim their first victory in the Volvo Ocean Race in-port series at Fort Adams on Saturday. They were chased all the way by the home-town favorites, Team Alvimedica skippered by Charlie Enright of Bristol. A positioning error by the

7 Surrey Road, Barrington

Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 127 Narragansett Ave. — Sunday, May 17, 1-3 p.m. 3, 1, $219,900, RE/MAX River’s Edge, Terri Stevens, 401-529-7845. 55 Lamson Road — Sunday, May 17, 1-3 p.m. Ranch, 4, 2, $369,900. Friedman Real Estate Group, 401-864-0269. 9 Lister Drive —

15 Benjamin Tripp Road, Westport, Mass.

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

Above: 15 Benjamin Tripp Road, Westport, Mass. The following properties have sold in recent weeks in towns throughout the East Bay: Barrington 9 Candleberry Road — $300,000 16 Crown Ave. — $130,000 222 Nayatt Road — $450,000 East Providence 94 Frederick St. — $240,000 217 Warren Ave. — $178,000 33 Edward Ave. — $102,000 9

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Cubs to host Touch-a-Truck on June 7

Cub Scout Pack 100 will host its second annual Touch-a-Truck event on Sunday, June 7, at Our Lady of Grace Parish on Sanford Road in Westport. There will be more than 30 vehicles for children and parents to inspect, climb on, and try out horns, knobs and controls. There will be fire and police vehicles,

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Goulart’s becomes Gleeson’s Wine & Spirits

The Goulart’s Package Store sign, hanging over the 39 Meetinghouse Lane, Little Compton, store for decades, is down, replaced by another familiar name in the business. Gleeson’s Wine & Spirits opened there in March and will celebrate with a grand opening later this spring. In the meantime, new owner Bill Gleeson said he is updating

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Funding urged for Portsmouth student assistance job

PORTSMOUTH — Gael Berberick wasn’t the only school employee who heard from supporters at Tuesday night’s School Committee meeting. Several people spoke in favor of keeping the student assistance counselor’s job at the high school after representatives from the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition (PPC) said they could not longer afford to make its annual $19,000 contribution toward

Gael Berberick with the Portsmouth High School chorus during a holiday performance last December.

Students plea for Portsmouth music teacher’s job

Above: Gael Berberick with the Portsmouth High School chorus during a holiday performance last December. NOTE: This story has been updated to include the School Committee’s calling of a special meeting this Friday, May 15. PORTSMOUTH — The high school’s popular chorus director and founder of an extracurricular youth strings program has been spared a pink slip

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Portsmouth creates school resource officer position

PORTSMOUTH — Creating what the police chief and school superintendent say is a much-needed position, the Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to contribute $35,000 toward the hiring of a school resource officer (SRO) at Portsmouth High School. The School Department has agreed to kick in another $35,000 and local community organizations have pledged an additional

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