Author: Derek Gomes

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Some people mistakenly believe that the closure of the Maher Garden Center signaled the end of the James L. Maher Center's work on Aquidneck Island.While... [Read More]
JAMESTOWN — With the 50th anniversary of the Pell Bridge coming next year, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority is reflecting on its history, while... [Read More]
Concerts will be played around the area as the Common Fence Point Community Center is renovated... [Read More]
The search for the remnants of Capt. James Cook's ship HMS Endeavour is akin to a modern-day treasure hunt filled with intrigue, longing and a... [Read More]
Mice, must and leaks are just some of the problems facing the decades-old facility as officials look for short-term fixes and a long-term solution. [Read More]
Archaeologists on Friday will give an update on the search for Capt. James Cook's ship in Newport Harbor... [Read More]
Only a few years removed from college, David Pedrick achieved a career milestone in designing Courageous, the 12 Metre yacht that twice won the America's... [Read More]
The national organization provides support for family and friends of the LGBTQ community... [Read More]
MIDDLETOWN — The Town Council is scheduled to hear a presentation tonight on a proposed 20-year contract with NRG Energy that would allow the town to... [Read More]
MIDDLETOWN — A small plane landing at Newport State Airport on Wednesday afternoon "slid off" the end of runway, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. No... [Read More]
The issue stems from a lengthy delay in the shingling of the roof, forcing the move-in date from late October to the beginning of January. [Read More]
PORTSMOUTH — A long swath of undeveloped property along Narragansett Bay in Portsmouth will be up for grabs at an auction later this month.Massachusetts-based JJManning Auctioneers... [Read More]
PORTSMOUTH — About 100 residents signed petitions asking for the Town Council's help in a dispute with the Navy over the planned location of a tall... [Read More]
The state's tall ship could be sold or a new partnership formed as the nonprofit organization looks to the future. [Read More]
PORTSMOUTH — Sydney, an Australia-inspired cafe in downtown Providence, is opening locations at the Garden City Center in Cranston and the former Subway off West Main... [Read More]
Paul Ford, a veteran of several Massachusetts departments, was sworn in as the town's new fire chief Tuesday morning during a short ceremony. [Read More]
State police will have an increased presence in Tiverton, with the opening of the Twin River-Tiverton casino, but the agency has no plans at this... [Read More]
PROVIDENCE — The state Department of Education recently announced the income eligibility requirements for free and reduced-price meals for the 2018-19 school year.Households that earn up... [Read More]
The biggest question from neighbors: Why, after all these years, was the Navy reasserting its claim to slivers of land to the detriment of homeowners... [Read More]
The Battle of Rhode Island was the largest in New England during the Revolutionary War and the last one in the northern theater, according to... [Read More]
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