First America's Cup-Related Racing Since 1851 Scheduled for the Solent

Auld Mug returns to Portsmouth England after 164 years Portsmouth UK will host the opening World Series regatta of 2015 Associated Press The America’s Cup is back in Old Blighty. Not in the hands of the Royal Yacht Squadron, mind you, but the cialis generic for sale silver trophy has returned to England. Portsmouth on …

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New President of Portsmouth (RI) Historical Society

Portsmouth Town Historian, Jim Garman, has been named President of the Portsmouth Historical Society, replacing Herbert Hall III, who has been President since 1992. Hall became a Board Member in 1966, retaining positions of Custodian, Treasurer, and Vice President as well. He will become the President Emeritus and remain a key advisor to the Society …

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Portsmouth Rhode Island Group Heads to UK Namesake City in June

Five travelers from Portsmouth, Rhode Island will head to Portsmouth, England, in June, carrying a Proclamation of Thanks to present to outgoing Lord Mayor Lynn Stagg and Lady Mayoresss Anne Taulbut. The group will also take part in ceremonies celebrating the 70th Anniversary of D-Day of the Allied Landing in Europe during World War II. …

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Bogart's Boat Being Restored in Portsmouth

Humphrey Bogart’s 55′ Yawl Santana is undergoing a major restoration in Portsmouth, RI. Designed by the famed naval architectural firm Sparkman & Stephens and built in 1935, this historic yacht is being restored at Loughborough Marine Interests in the Portsmouth Marine trades area on the West side of Aquidneck Island. See the article from the …

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Portsmouth RI History Center Groundbreaking Set for Nov 1

The “Ground Breaking” of THE PORTSMOUTH HISTORY CENTER of Portsmouth RI is set for Saturday Nov 1st, 2014 at 10 AM.  Although there will not be any shovels in the ground, the initial set-up of the history center including the unveiling of the library area dedicated to the project and the new digitization archiving web site with …

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Greenvale Vineyard Featured in Newport Daily News Article

My favorite vineyard and two of my favorite people, Nancy Parker Wilson and her mother, Mrs. Parker, were featured in an article/review by Len Panaggio in the Newport Daily News last Saturday (15 March, page B6), and I thought it worth passing on a few excerpts. Greenvale is one of Portsmouth’s true gems and a …

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