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Open houses planned around East Bay

Open houses planned around East Bay

If you’re looking for a new home, want to check out the competition, or just curious to see what’s out there, an open house is a great place to start. There are plenty of open houses to choose from scheduled this weekend throughout the East Bay. Barrington 8 Cold Spring Road — Sunday, Nov, 9,

Black and White Warbler, photographed by Geoff Dennis.

Photographer Dennis focuses on birds of Monhegan Island

Little Compton photographer Geoff Dennis will describe the birds of Monhegan Island when the Paskamansett Bird Club meets next at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, at Macomber Community House, 930 Main Road, in Westport. (Note that this is not the club’s usual meeting day or location.) Monhegan Island, located 12 miles off the Maine

Simone Pasquariello with some of the intricate baskets she creates. Each of the signed and dated nested baskets represents an important milestone in her life, she said

Creative villagers show their work in Tiverton

Over 100 residents at the Village of Mount Hope Bay attended an Arts and Crafts exhibit held at the Great Room in the Clubhouse, on Sunday, Oct. 19.  This was a first time event at the Villages and attendees were wowed by the exceptional artwork on display. The exhibitors, who were also residents of this

Patriots teammates celebrate with senior forward Kelley Coyne (left) after she scored Portsmouth's second goal to go up, 2-0, during their semifinals game against rival Mt. Hope. Photos by Rich Dionne

Portsmouth girls go for state soccer title Saturday

PORTSMOUTH – One more win and the Portsmouth High School varsity girls’ soccer team can kiss those bad memories of previous playoff losses goodbye. The Patriots soundly defeated Mt. Hope High School 5-1 in Wednesday night’s semifinal matchup at Johnston High School, setting up a Division-1 state title game against La Salle Academy, at 3 p.m.

Town council candidate Chuck Appleton (right) explains supporter Wayne Curtis' sign in support of reelecting all of the Republican incumbents.

Absentee count produces no changes in Little Compton

The count of absentee ballots in Little Compton released Thursday produced no changes to the winners’ list in Little Compton contests. On town council, the order remains: 1. Robert L. Mushen; 2. Gary S. Mataronas; 3 Paul Golembeske; 4. Fred M. Bodington III; and 5. Charles N. Appleton Jr. All five are Republican incumbents who

Letter: Why Portsmouth left special ed collaborative

Note: This is a transcript of remarks made by School Committee Vice Chairwoman Emily Copeland at the committee’s Nov. 5 meeting. It refers to a Nov. 3 meeting of the Newport County Regional Special Education Local Advisory Committee, at which Superintendent of Schools Ana Riley talked to parents about the reasons behind Portsmouth’s withdrawal from

3 Regal Point, Barrington

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes changed hands around the East Bay recently: Barrington 27 Highland Ave. — $360,000 4 Woodhaven Road #4 — $577,500 3 Regal Point — $790,000 58 Cottage St. — $225,000 7 Glenfield Road — $445,000 3 Walker Farm Lane — $174,500 East Providence 45 Narragansett Ave. — $533,000 50 Putnam St. — $150,000

Searchers walk the Sakonnet Point shore on October 3.

Transom failure doomed aging boat off Sakonnet Point

The boat that swamped Oct. 2 sending three fishermen into the water was in no condition for the ocean waters off Sakonnet Point. Inspectors with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) say “hull failure at the transom” of the elderly small boat contributed to the tragedy in which a Lincoln man died and