South Coast Summer Guide


Thomas the Tank Engine

With the backing of a $25 million investment, the Carver, MA attraction will become a one-of-a-kind experience – a full-scale amusement park devoted to Thomas the Tank Engine and some of the characters who accompany him on the mythical Island of Sodo



Summer Programs at the Lloyd Center For students entering grades 3-8 more

Mar 2, 2014 8:32 PM South Coast Summer Guide

Summer has finally arrived, bringing nice weather that’s perfect for casual outdoor dining, or taking a leisurely ride to get ice cream in the country on a sultry day. more

Aug 9, 2015 3:40 PM The Insider

Wherever you are on the South Coast, there is a free public natural area open year round within a half hour drive, thanks to The Trustees of Reservations. more

Jun 18, 2014 8:57 PM South Coast Summer Guide

The high-speed ferry arrives and departs dockside in downtown Newport next to Perrotti Park—just a short walk from the Newport Visitors Center. From Newport, the ferry makes two round trips to and from Block Island before returning to Fall River. more

May 27, 2014 8:19 PM South Coast Summer Guide

...people will not find out the location of any of the gardens until the tour begins and they are handed maps with the locations of the gardens. The 2014 garden tour, dubbed “Down By the Sea”, will take place on Saturday, June 28 from 10 to 4. more

Jun 2, 2014 9:10 PM South Coast Summer Guide

There are countless dads (and moms) that have coached their children's youth sports teams. They should all be commended for their dedication and effort. Without these volunteers, youth sports would cease to exist. more

May 29, 2014 9:41 PM South Coast Summer Guide

The best way to get a feel for the Lloyd Center is to go to their website,, where you’ll find everything from events to maps to applications for internships and grants. Admission is free more

Mar 2, 2014 8:33 PM South Coast Summer Guide

It's always roller skating season in southern New England more

Mar 18, 2014 8:17 PM South Coast Summer Guide

Visit the Old Stone Schoolhouse

Visit the Old Stone Schoolhouse on Saturday afternoons in Fairhaven more

May 29, 2014 9:09 PM Coastal Mags

New Bedford Walking Tours

Tours will include Risks and Rewards of Whaling, Unknown Heroes and Their Secrets: New Bedford’s Underground Railroad; New Bedford’s Working Waterfront: Then and Now, and In Ishmael’s Footsteps: Herman Melville’s New Bedford. more

May 29, 2014 9:19 PM Coastal Mags

So the Pilgrims put in at Plymouth having run low on beer, in search of fresh water they could drink, and of course, make more beer with. more

Nov 7, 2013 8:47 PM The Insider

Officially, she is the United States Ship Massachusetts (BB 59) retired. In 1920, the Navy began using two or more letters for all ships, so BB became designation for battleship more

Aug 6, 2015 9:53 AM The Insider

Wooden Boat Show

Art and Artifacts in Bloom