Sunday Aug 10
The Hartford Courant
Pictures: Battle Of Stonington Bicentennial Celebration
Sandy Souza, left, and Uzelle Sylvia of Bristol, R.I., watch a parade celebrating the bicentennial of the Battle of Stonington in downtown Stonington.
Richard Saul Wurman to moderate discussion on craftsmanship with modern materials
IYRS School of Technology & Trades will conclude its summer series, Mastering the Craft, with a roundtable focusing on Making with Modern Materials on Friday, August 15 in Restoration Hall.
National Sailing Hall of Fame announces 2014 inductees
The National Sailing Hall of Fame today announced the eight people who will make up its 2014 class of inductees into the National Sailing Hall of Fame: Yachtsman, historian and senior statesman of the sport Henry H. "Harry" Anderson, Jr. ; mathematician and navigator Nathaniel Bowditch ; boat builder and U.S. Olympic Sailing Team boatwright Carl ... (more)
Hemmings Auto Blogs
Colt-family owned 1911 Mercedes sells for $495,000 at Motor City auction
All photos by Darin Schnabel, Courtesy RM Auctions. Like his uncle of the same name, Samuel P. Colt made a fortune in business, though his success came primarily from banking, not the manufacturing of firearms.
Kickemuit River Reopened to Shellfish Harvesting
Based on acceptable results of shellfish samples collected on Monday in the Kickemuit River, the Department of Environmental Management announced shellfish harvesting in the Kickemuit River can resume, effective sunrise on Thursday, July 24, barring additional rainfall greater than one-half inch in a 24-hour period.
Neighbors squawk about farmer's bird cannons
A Bristol farmer is using cannons to scare away birds and protect his crops, but the constant noise is causing an uproar amongst people living nearby.
EP Police Charge Bristol man with Assaulting Girl, 10, in City Pool
A 63-year-old Bristol man is facing charges of simple assault for inappropriately touching a 10-year-old girl in a swimming pool at a East Providence fitness and wellness center.
Bristol Man Charged with Child Porn Possession
A 31-year-old Bristol man is facing charges of possession and transfer of child pornography after a State Police Internet Crimes Against Children task force investigation.
What We're Pinning: Wedding Cakes of All Shapes and Sizes
Whether you're planning a wedding, already married, or don't even have nuptials on your mind yet, it's hard to resist looking at picture after picture of wedding cakes , especially on Pinterest ! Our corner of the pretty picture mecca is filled with wedding cake inspiration and photos from real weddings, professional bakers, and more.