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EAST PROVIDENCE — Culinary delights are on order this weekend in city as two local organizations plan competitions, the Rumford Lions Club hosting its inaugural “Lasagna Cook Off” on Friday … more
PORTSMOUTH — Leave your car behind and hop onto a bicycle for the second annual free Portsmouth Farm-to-Farm Bike Ride on Saturday, May 11. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Middle Road will be … more
Lighter-than-air systems, or blimps, will be floated for consideration at the Bosworth Lecture Series on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Free Library. The event is free and open to the … more
Linden Place Mansion Celebrates “The Biggest Two Minutes in Sports” with its Kentucky Derby Party this SaturdaySupport the ongoing restoration and preservation of Linden Place with an … more
Concerned about state budget deficits and taxes? Gun control bills? Affordable housing? Climate change initiatives? Healthcare affordability? Reproductive rights? Join a moderated discussion at … more
Professional photographer Arthur Rainville will present “Feathered Portraits – the Art of Birding,” when the Paskamansett Bird Club’s May meeting is held at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, at … more
"We are looking to do two exhibitions a year in this space," said Ashley Householder, Curator of Exhibitions for The Preservation Society of Newport County, of the Society's galleries on the 2nd … more
After towering over Mt. Hope Bay for a decade, the bells toll this weekend for the two massive Brayton Point power plant cooling towers, which are scheduled to be imploded at approximately 8 a.m. … more
Head docent Vin Moretti understands why locals may not yet have noticed the Newport Car Museum, sited in a former missile manufacturing plant on Raytheon's Portsmouth campus. The museum opened less … more
Rain or shine, the annual Earth Day cleanup scheduled for Saturday in Warren will go on as planned. Luckily, forecasters predict that while we will have rain Saturday, it won't start until the … more
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