81.8 F
Providence
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Home 2017 July

Monthly Archives: July 2017

Coast Guard rescues 2 teenagers near Point Judith

The Coast Guard rescued two 15-year-old boys Saturday after their boat lost power in Harbor of Refuge, located in Point Judith. A commercial towing company called...

Folk Fest Interview: Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers

The Drive-By Truckers pull into the Newport Folk Festival Saturday with some great music and a pointed message. The band, originally from Muscle Shoals,...

A Conversation with Martin Earley, Guitarist from The Ballroom Thieves

The story behind The Ballroom Thieves should give any child or adult who has ever dreamed of playing their favorite festival or the "big...

UPDATE: Several Beaches in Rhode Island Reopen After Being Closed Due to High Bacteria...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown, Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, and Warren Town Beach for...

Six Picks – The Newport Folk Edition

The Newport Folk Festival arrives tomorrow and we’ve got “Six Picks,” our list of bands you just can’t miss at the Festival. Of course,...

Folk Festival Sponsors – Spindrift and Late July Head to Newport

It's late July, and although the temperature outside feels like early November, things are heating up at Late July. That’s because the Boston based...

Live Review: Elvis Costello in Providence – Imperial Bedroom Tour Wraps at PPAC

Elvis Costello offered an inspired, if somewhat uneven show at Providence Performing Arts Center Tuesday night. It was the final stop on his “Imperial...

Tyler’s Two Cents: An Ocean Friendly School

Yesterday was the one month mark of the 2017 summer season.  After an incredibly gloomy June, July has seen spectacular weather and consistent forecasts....

New Hampshire Woman Wins $100,000 on PowerBall Ticket Purchased in Warwick

A woman from Whitefield, New Hampshire, claimed the $100,000 winning PowerBall PowerPlay ticket from the July 12th draw, according to the Rhode Island Lottery. Her...

Poll: Future of the Pawsox in Rhode Island

​The General Assembly failed to address the future of the Pawtucket Red Sox during its most recent session and suggested it might be discussed...