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The chroniclers of local history and culture since 1981, this year Spinner has not one but two recent releases for you to choose from, as well as a back catalogue that will satiate your appetite for all things South Coast. Read more

Prime Times

...the Weybosset Bridge in downtown Providence is built on the same site where the first bridge was constructed in the late 1600s. Roger Williams was said to have served for a time as the toll taker for that Bridge. Read more

Prime Times

...in 1641, slavery was legalized in Massachusetts’ General Court. Faneuil Hall, Harvard, Brown and other landmarks in Bristol, Newport, and elsewhere can trace their origins to the slave trade. Read more

The Insider

After the melody, tempo, and lyrics are in place, the hard work of deciding on which instrument, what guest artists and finally, how to best blend sounds to produce a quality recording. Read more

The Insider

Fortunately, some of the local history has been preserved in the pages of books (or frozen in electronic fonts in eBooks). As the trees change color and fall, grab some local books and flip through the pages. Read more

The Insider

From year to year you can see the changes that came along. For example, starting in 1906, the New Bedford City Directory lists Automobile Owners in New Bedford, giving owner’s name, business address, residence, make of machine, number, and horsepower Read more

Prime Living

March is National Women’s History Month, and the South Coast has been home to some pretty amazing women, going all the way back to colonial times. Read more

The Insider

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