Latest Aquidneck Island Stories

2014-01-25 23:03:51

Vineyard Vines will sponsor the 2014 RI Classic Lacrosse Tournament taking place in Newport, Portsmouth, & Bristol Rhode Island. Newport, RI (PRWEB) January

2013-11-20 23:03:23

The merger of Aquidneck Medical Associates and University Medicine Foundation on Jan.

2013-06-06 23:18:41

A commercial painting company in Massachusetts, ProGroup Network, recently donated their time to paint a homeless shelter in conjunction with Keller Williams RED Day and the Urban League of Rhode

2009-06-30 16:37:55

Rhode Island officials are pushing for a vote to let residents decide whether to shorten the state's formal name, which critics say is evocative of slavery. The state House of Representatives voted 70-3 to allow residents to vote on whether to shorten the name from State of Rhode Island and Providence

2008-12-03 07:00:00

BRISTOL, R.I., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, Dec.

2008-10-05 15:00:11

For more than a decade, efforts have been under way to not only reduce pollution in Rhode Island, but to reverse its effects by restoring salt marshes, building fish ladders around dams and planting eelgrass along the bottom of Narragansett Bay.

2008-10-02 12:00:00

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Hugh Ryan of Ryan Wellnitz & Associates for CIRI, +1- 401-246-2300, hryan@ryanwellnitz.com WARWICK, R.I., Oct.

2008-09-20 15:00:25

Blue plastic ribbons are tied high on the trees and utility poles in downtown Providence, at Narragansett Pier, at Mackerel Cove in Jamestown and in Portsmouth's Island Park -- all marking the height of the storm surge from the Hurricane of 1938.

2008-09-07 15:00:12

Elizabeth Kolbert, a staff writer at The New Yorker and author of a prize-winning book about the consequences of climate change, will be the first speaker Tuesday night for the University of Rhode Island's three-month honors colloquium on global climate change.

2008-08-21 15:00:43

The Aquidneck Island Arts Festival will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Newport Yachting Center, America's Cup Avenue at Commercial Wharf. Included will be artists in wearable art, pottery, woodworking, painting, photography and glasswork.

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