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Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

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INDEPENDENTRI.COM - 2017-09-22 14:18:37

BankNewport balances digital, brick and mortar services

FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES | $25M-$75M | 5TH PLACE As one of the oldest mutual savings banks in the United States, BankNewport has successfully balanced its legacy and tradition of products and services at the same time it's kept up with the needs of its modern customers. The goal is for the growth

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-22 05:04:05

Newport Buzz Emergency Broadcast System: Zen the cat is missing from Common Fence Point!

Alright folks we have a missing cat on the loose from Common Fence Point in Portsmouth. She was last seen Monday night. Her name is Zen (Zenny) She is 5 little on the heavy side. She normally hangs outside the house and doesn't go far. Zen recently moved to the area and started to go outside. Please

THENEWPORTBUZZ.COM - 2017-09-21 14:57:32

Newport man accused of robbing Swansea pharmacy

Photo by Shawn O'Domski SWANSEA, Mass. (WPRI) - A Newport man is facing armed robbery and other charges for a hold-up at a pharmacy this week. Swansea police said they arrested 46-year-old Anthony M. Orr Tuesday night. According to police, a masked suspect walked into the Rite Aid Pharmacy on Wilb

WPRI - 2017-09-21 18:04:29

Newport man arrested in robbery at Swansea Rite Aid

SWANSEA - Police arrested a Rhode Island man this week on charges that he robbed a Swansea pharmacy on Tuesday. Anthony M. Orr, 46, of 3 Enterprise Court in Newport, was arrested after a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 195 West. Swansea police Sgt. Richard Gibeau had spotted Orr's vehicle driving f

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:02:13

Newport police warn residents of phone scam

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Police in Newport are warning residents about a phone scam where callers pretend to be law enforcement officers. The Newport Daily News reports that police received reports from two women this week. Sgt. Joseph Carroll says in both cases someone called posing as a member of the

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:08:43

Newport man charged with robbing pharmacy

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A Newport man has been arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery Tuesday evening at the Rite Aid pharmacy at 510 Wilbur Ave. in Swansea, according to the Swansea Police Department. Anthony Orr, 46, of 3 Enterprise Court, Newport, was charged with armed robbery while

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 15:26:42

Country Day at Pardon Gray is here again

TIVERTON - A Country Day at Pardon Gray grows a bit bigger every year with more to do, more to see and more to eat. The event, which is Saturday, is now in its 15th year. The Tiverton Land Trust holds it at its 230-acre grassland and woodland preserve on Main Road, just south of Lafayette Road. Even

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-22 14:15:00

$500,000 gift to boost squash on Aquidneck Island

MIDDLETOWN - A push to make the sport of squash more accessible to Newport County residents recently got a boost thanks to a $500,000 donation to the Newport County YMCA. YMCA Executive Director Michael Miller and Development Director Sara Meirowitz said the nonprofit is not sure how the money from

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-22 14:45:00

Middletown High School has new assistant principal

MIDDLETOWN - Dennis Soares has been named the new assistant principal at Middletown High School. At Thursday night's School Committee meeting at the Oliphant administration building, educators and members of the audience loudly applauded the selection of Soares as the new assistant to Principal Gail

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Simulator drives home a lesson at Middletown High School

MIDDLETOWN - A bright orange trailer housing the "Distractology" simulator showed up at Middletown High School this week to demonstrate the dangers of distracted driving and to encourage young drivers to focus on the road rather than their phones, music or friends while behind the wheel. The 36-foot

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-21 14:15:00

(Podcast) That Newport Show: Catching Up, House Drama, and Burgers

A weekly podcast recorded in Newport, Rhode Island, America's favorite city by the sea. The show is about love, life, adventure and discovering happiness - wherever you call home. You don't have to live here to love it! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Andro

THENEWPORTBUZZ.COM - 2017-09-21 04:01:06

Newport police warn of calls from impostor cop

NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) - Police are looking into a series of phone calls to Newport residents from a man pretending to be a member of the county sheriff's office. According to a post Wednesday on the department's official Facebook page, two women in their 70's received phone calls within hours of one

WPRI - 2017-09-20 21:47:01

Newport police warn of phone scam

NEWPORT - Police are warning area residents about a new phone scam, where callers are pretending to be law enforcement officers and making threats. Sgt. Joseph Carroll issued a statement Wednesday alerting residents that a man claiming to be "Sgt. David Chapman of the Newport County Sheriff's Office

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-21 03:41:00

Newport Avenue will get $4.9 million reconstruction

PAWTUCKET - The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will repave most of the Pawtucket section of Newport Avenue next spring, according to a newly finalized agreement with city officials. The cost of the project is $4.9 million, said Charles St. Martin, spokesman for RIDOT, and work is set to s

VALLEY BREEZE - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

PowerDocks helps improve environmental footprint of marine industry

INNOVATIVE COMPANIES | ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT PowerDocks LLC, founded last year by Chris Fagan and Anthony Baro and located in Newport and Fall River, develops marine autonomous powered, docking platforms for customers worldwide, including its recently developed autonomous floating, micro-grid

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:57:03

"Doors Open RI" Festival Highlights Behind-the-Scenes Look at Prov This Weekend

Caroline Stevens The inaugural Doors Open RI Festival taking place on Saturday is a citywide open house event, which will provide free, behind the scenes access to over 20 places across Providence, this Saturday, September 23. Doors Open RI Founder and Executive Director Caroline Stevens -- who had

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-22 06:23:46

Victoria Federici James Lineberger III

Victoria Federici and James Lineberger III were united in marriage on August 13, 2017 by Father Scott Carpentier at St. Augustine Church in Providence. A reception followed at Belle Mer in Newport. Steve Romano was the organist. The bride is the daughter of John and Joyce Federici of Lincoln. She is

WARWICKONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Real Estate Notes: Middletown condo sells for $1.9M

A condominium in Middletown's Bancroft on the Bluffs, Unit 6 at 575 Tuckerman Ave., sold for $1.9 million on Sept. 15, according to Leslie Hogan of Hogan Associaties in Newport. Hogan said the sale was the highest price recorded so far this year in Rhode Island for a condominium property. Hogan repr

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Pedal power helps riders at Four Bridges Ride

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - Pea-soup fog did little to deter the 950 cyclists that pedaled over four of Rhode Island's bridges on Sunday during the 5th annual Four Bridges Ride. The ride, sponsored by the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority Foundation, benefited Save the Bay. Gray Matter Marketing pro

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:49