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Tick-borne diseases hit home

LINCOLN -- It's not just Lyme disease that's infecting northern Rhode Islanders with tick-borne life-threatening diseases this summer. And health officials are saying these nasty ticks are lying in... more

HOME OF THE WEEK - 'Solid' Colonial in Woonsocket's desirable North End

124 Meadow Road, Woonsocket
WOONSOCKET - Sometimes you can guess the age of a house just by listening - it seems homes built around 1930 and 1940 are so solidly constructed that one's footsteps on the hardwood and tile floors... more

Blackstone River Theatre Art Gallery presents photography of Dennis DiMauro Jr.

CUMBERLAND - Blackstone River Theatre's Art Gallery, 549 Broad St., will host an exhibition and sale of photography by Dennis DiMauro Jr. from Sept. 12 through Oct. 17, viewable two hours before and... more

Hearthside will host an evening with psychic medium Jodi-Lynn on Sept. 18

LINCOLN - Hearthside will host an evening with psychic medium Jodi-Lynn on Friday, Sept. 18, at the 1810 stone house at 677 Great Road. The Rhode Island native will share her insights and spirit... more

Watch Chinese Dragon Boat Races on Saturday at Pawtucket Arts Festival

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Arts Festival continues this weekend with Chinese Dragon Boat Races and the Taiwan Day Festival. The arts festival runs through Oct. 4 with an expanded entertainment... more

Stadium's Beer Tasting Fest will support the arts

WOONSOCKET - The Stadium Theatre will host a Beer Tasting Fest to support the theater on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. The fundraiser includes craft beers from local breweries and suppliers,... more

Cracker-Barrel Fair coming to Wrentham

WRENTHAM, Mass. - The 35th annual Cracker-Barrel Fair will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11, 12, 13, on the fields of the Wrentham Developmental Center at 131 Emerald St. Throughout the... more

Sample food, activities at Wallum Family Field Day

BURRILLVILLE - The Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club holds its annual Family Field Day Sunday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to dusk. Each year the club opens its doors to the public for a day of activities... more

Cumberland-Lincoln Chorus looking for new members for the fall/holiday season

LINCOLN - The Cumberland-Lincoln Community Chorus invites interested singers to its Open House events on Tuesdays, Sept. 8, and Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 55 Woodland St.... more

French Heritage Festival will be Sept. 12

WOONSOCKET - The Northern Rhode Island Council of the Arts will hold the 33rd annual French Heritage Festival on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in River Island Park. The free event... more

Audition for 'Godspell' at Newman Congregational

SEEKONK, Mass. - Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, will hold auditions for its retelling of "Godspell" on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 8 and 9, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 12... more

'I Do, I Do' exhibit at Linden Place

BRISTOL - Now through the end of September, the historic 1810 Linden Place Museum is hosting "I Do, I Do," an exhibit highlighting the weddings that have taken place at the mansion over the course of... more

Native Plant Symposium will be held Sept. 19 at Brown University

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society's 2015 Native Plant Symposium, "Growing Awareness: Planting biodiverse and resilient landscapes," will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.... more

Stadium's Young Actors Academy holding signups for fall session

WOONSOCKET - The Stadium Theatre is offering an 11-week session of the Young Actors Academy for ages 5 to 18 this fall. YAA is a theater arts education program with two concentrations to choose from... more

St. Theresa Guild plans craft and vendor fair

ATTLEBORO, Mass. - St. Theresa Women's Guild of South Attleboro will hold its annual Indoor Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the handicapped accessible hall... more

Single-family home sales highest in 16 years in Rhode Island

WARWICK - June 2015 was the most active month in Rhode Island single family home sales in 16 years, surpassing even the busiest month during the pre-recession housing boom, according to the Rhode... more