Prudence Island residents are worried about how they’ll get to and from the island this winter. Owner Bruce Medley says he’s ready to retire after running the only ferry service to the island for 43 years.
Medley is in favor of a bill in the statehouse that would create a quasi-public agency to run the ferry. He says this would make the service eligible for federal funding.
The town of Portsmouth has banned feeding wild animals as part of a plan to crack down on coyotes. The town council voted unanimously Monday night on a rule that bars residents from leaving food outside in any area where a coyote or other wild animal could get to it.
(PROVIDENCE, RI) In Portsmouth, fundraising efforts are underway to help the high school band get down to Washington DC to play in the President’s inaugural parade. The invitation came out of the blue.
For this month’s Artscape, we go to a Winter Solstice music celebration featuring the Irish harpist and singer Aine Minogue. The concert is put on by the Common Fence Music Association, a non-profit group based in Portsmouth, RI and as they say on their website, “focused on presenting music and music education in a people-oriented and sustainable community setting.” Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you. firstname.lastname@example.org