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Your backyard – their buffet

Act today to stop winter and gypsy moths from stripping your trees
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – They're here. There are a lot of them. And they are likely beginning the rampage on your backyard trees right now. And when you stand, hands on hips about three weeks from now,... more

See Beacon’s award-winning ‘The Three Musketeers’

WOONSOCKET – Imagine this. You’re part of a high school theater troupe. You and your classmates put together a production of “The Three Musketeers,” and compete in the state’s annual drama festival.... more

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse presents Dala this Saturday

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Canadian duo Dala returns to the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse on Saturday, May 7, at 8 p.m. Amanda Walther and Sheila Carabine of Dala. The duo has won the Canadian Folk Music... more

Sheep Shearing Day at Watson Farm Saturday

JAMESTOWN – Historic New England’s Watson Farm, 455 North Road, invites the public to celebrate spring at their annual Sheep Shearing Day on Saturday, May 7, from noon to 4 p.m. Discover the... more

BRT Summer Solstice Festival returns to Diamond Hill Park, volunteers sought

CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre will present its 6th annual Summer Solstice Festival at Diamond Hill Park, Route 114, on Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, June... more

Low maintenance vegetable gardening for a bountiful harvest

Increase your harvest without increasing the size of your garden or workload. All you need is a bit of intensive planting, along with some low maintenance techniques. Invest some time upfront to... more

Poetry event at Museum of Work and Culture Saturday

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work and Culture, Market Square, will present the program, They Worked – We Write, on Saturday, May 7, from 3 to 5 p.m., the Museum of Work & Culture, Market Square.... more

Bird programs offered at Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary, 1417 Park St., announces the following programs. • Backyard Bird-a-thon: Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Learn what types of birds you can attract... more

Casey Farm will hold spring seedling sale, farmer’s market

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Historic New England’s Casey Farm will host a spring seedling sale and farmer’s market on Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 2325 Boston Neck Road. At the free event,... more

ACT presents ‘The Man from Earth’

ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Attleboro Community Theatre will present “The Man from Earth,” penned by science-fiction writer Jerome Bixby, known for his work on the original “Star Trek” and “The Twilight Zone... more

Cinco de Meow fundraiser benefits Angelcat Haven

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Angelcat Haven Feline Rescue will hold its 4th annual “Cinco de Meow - A Fiesta 4 Felines” event on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Seven Arrows Farm, 346 Oak... more

Free zoo admission for moms this weekend

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams Park Zoo is honoring moms with not just one, but two days of fun on Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8. Moms will receive free admission to the zoo when accompanied by a... more

Rhode Island single family home sales break record in first quarter

Warwick – According to sales statistics released by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, Rhode Island experienced the busiest first quarter in the single family home market since record keeping... more

Better Business Bureau warns of new email closing cost scam

Buying a home this spring? If so, watch out for this cunning new con. A recent alert from the Federal Trade Commission warns that scammers are hacking into email accounts and instructing homebuyers... more