Keyword: Gaspee
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Two hundred and fifty years ago - on June 9, 1772 - the British H.M.S. Gaspee Schooner was burned by colonists on Narragansett Bay in Warwick. Now in 2022, the RI 250th Semiquincentennial Commission, … more
By ALEX MALM It was four months later than usual, but the annual Gaspee Days Arts and Crafts festival was worth the wait, according to event organizers. Not knowing what regulations may be in June, the Gaspee Days Committee made the decision in March to more
By ROB DUGUAY As the end of summer gets closer and closer, the festivities start to settle down. It becomes too cold to go to the beach, elements such as rain, wind, snow or a combination of the three can ruin an afternoon hike, and outdoor activities as more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A momentous year lies ahead for the new slate of officers on the Gaspee Days Committee. The 2022 edition of the annual festivities will mark the 250th anniversary of the burning of the British ship that gave the celebration its name - more
By ANNELISE DEMERS A five-month delay has not stopped the Gaspee Days Committee; their annual Arts and Craft Festival will return on September 11th and 12th. In January 2021 the committee was not sure if they could even host the festival but they looked more
Parade participants put on a show...and then Annette joined them more
The rain stops and throngs turnout for a joyous - no masks - Gaspee parade. more
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