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Tripping New England ...

I’m taking a girl trip later this month to New England with my daughter Deb and our friend Dawn and there will be a post or so about it… but in the meantime I want to re-post  part of a trip Deb and I made 20 years ago to Newport, Rhode Island. 583 more words


Lost and Found - October 9th Edition

What to remember about October 9th…

  • 1635  Religious dissident Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony; he and his followers go on to found Rhode Island and the 1st Baptist church in America…
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Worthwhile Numbers - Oct. 9

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Come Sail Away

In Newport today for a series of chores, we moseyed over to Goat Island, parked the car then walked across the bridge to spy upon the beauteous sailing vessels in berths at the shipyard. 206 more words

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Margaret Lang, 9th Great-Grandmother

My 9th great-grandmother was born in Dedham, Essex, England and died in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.  She arrived in Salem with her second husband by 1630, but had a hard life in the new world. 582 more words


Hospital evicts 800 pound man

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (WJAR) – A Rhode Island man says he’s desperate for help after Rhode Island Hospital kicked him out.

Steven Assanti, 33, weighs 778 pounds and says his eating addiction lead him to the trunk of his father’s SUV with no place to go. 83 more words