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2012-08-12 23:02:34

A Pelican Ridge Newport Coast home has accepted The Franco Team's offer for the home located at 8 Sunset Cove that is currently listed for $1,465,000. Newport

2012-06-15 23:03:00

Newport Beach Real Estate Agent Jim Knoska has successfully sold an ocean view home in Dana Point, CA for $968,000 where he represented the buyer. Newport Beach,

2012-04-19 23:04:30

Trinity Episcopal Church in Newport, R.I.

2009-08-02 15:40:40

The 2009 Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I., reportedly enjoyed its highest attendance in years with 9,200 visitors.

2009-06-09 22:09:41

A Rhode Island knitting shop with loyal customers worldwide and which inspired a best-selling novel is in danger of being run out of business, its owner says. Sakonnet Purls owner Louisa Silverman has run afoul of zoning regulations limiting the number of signs allowed at businesses in Tiverton.

2009-02-10 10:45:44

Authorities in Ohio said an 18-year-old has been arrested for allegedly charging more than $37,000 in online candy purchases to a high school. Jad Holmes, 18, is due to appear in Middletown Municipal Court Wednesday to face two fifth-degree felony counts of telecommunications fraud after he allegedly

2008-10-13 15:00:16

By Tom Mooney In May, as a handful of local archaeologists watched from the gunwales of four research ships, warfare scientists for the Navy and federal oceanographers lowered several high-tech robots into Narragansett Bay's waters between Portsmouth and Jamestown.

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.


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