Friday, May 3, 2013
Portsmouth firefighters saved a man stuck in a raised bucket truck, a cherry picker, Thursday morning at Clements' Market.
Portsmouth firefighters saved a man Thursday morning after he became trapped in a cherry picker, a hydraulic crane with a raised platform, at Clements' Market in Portsmouth. A man, an employee of Henderson Electric, a Pawtucket company, was in the process of changing light bulbs in the Clements' Market parking lot when the vehicle he was using experienced a hydraulic failure, according to Portsmouth Fire Deputy Chief Michael O'Brien. Portsmouth firefighters removed him from the lifted bucket and brought him safely to the ground. No injuries were reported. Firefighters also cleaned up a small hydraulic fluid spill in the Clements' Market parking lot.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Have you missed out on a potential love in Portsmouth? You might be surprised by where people are missing out in town.
Where are people spotting the potential love of their life in Rhode Island? You might be surprised. In the Ocean State, it appears "parking lots," yes "parking lots" are the most frequent "missed connections" location, according to a new map created by Pyschology Today and posted on BuzzFeed. To view the entire map, click here. In case you are unfamiliar with the term, a "missed connection" is simply a romantic glance or conversation, and missing the chance later to exchange contact information. The term and concept became popular after Craigslist began a "Missed Connections" section. So where are the missed connections happening in Portsmouth? Well, only one has been posted on Craigslist in the last couple months. A 28-year-old man …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Why and how to put this important ritual back into your busy family’s schedule.
If you found one thing that would help your child perform better academically, grow up with a solid sense of self-esteem and resist drugs, alcohol abuse and sexual promiscuity, would you do it? What if it was as easy as having dinner together regularly as a family? Research by the Emory University Center for Myth and Ritual in American Life (MARIAL Center) showed that having family dinners together around the table has the potential to provide a child with all of the above benefits. Here are some ideas and resources that can help you make having a nightly family dinner together a reality. Great Tips for Really Busy Families in The Family Dinner The thought of trying to sit down together to a homemade meal every day may seem like an …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Clements' Marketplace hosts the 17th annual Huggies Baby Derby on Thursday.
After a few tears and cheers Thursday at Clements' Marketplace, four babies crawled their way across the mat to race in the 17th annual Huggies Baby Derby. The derby is held each year at Clements' Marketplace, where babies compete in a crawling race for the grand prize—a case of Huggies' diapers. Parents stand at the finish line and encourage their child to crawl by using toys, keys or food. Babies can be disqualified if they stand or walk. This year's race featured a race off between four tiny competitors. The grand prize winner for the 17th annual Huggies Baby Derby was Chase Moniz. The second place winner was Nicholas Warren. Other competitors, who tied for third place, were Sophie Gianinni and Angelia Williams. For more action from …
Clements' Marketplace will hold the 17th annual Huggies Baby Derby today.
Clements' Marketplace will hold its 17th annual annual Huggies Baby Derby this Thursday at the market. The race will "crawl" off at 10 a.m. The derby is held each year at Clements' Marketplace, where babies compete in a crawling race for the grand prize—a case of Huggies' diapers. Parents stand at the finish line and encourage their child to crawl by using toys, keys or food. Babies can be disqualified if they stand or walk. To register, stop by the customer service booth before the race.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Print coupons, find grocery specials and email lists to yourself and friends using Patch's new "Grocery Specials" section.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Patch announced its launch this week of the Grocery Specials section. Grocery Specials allows readers to browse local grocery coupons and weekly specials. Similar to the weekly circulars found in print newspapers by each local retailer, the Grocery Specials section has hundreds of retailers’ specials in one place. This section uses a third-party (Grocery Server) to deliver local grocery data. Reader benefits: How to Access Grocery Specials from Portsmouth Patch: Get more updates about Portsmouth Patch in the daily newsletter.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Meet us at Clements' Market and let us show you all our site has to offer.
Here at Portsmouth Patch, it's our goal to give you a site that you can use in so many ways. More than just a place to read about what is happening around town, we want it to be a spot for you to share information of your own. On Thursday, March 29, our Newport County Patch editors will join forces to hold our first Patch Academy in the café area of Clements' Market, 2575 East Main Road, Portsmouth, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. We want to show you, our neighbors, how you can best utilize the site for your benefit. We'll teach you how to add events or announcements to the site for all to see; how to upload photos and videos from local events or hapenings; and introduce you to Local Voices, a special section where members of the community can …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Imagine being a Giants' fan and being surrounded by Patriots' fans at work? It's a reality for one local manager.
Imagine being the only New York Giants' fan in your workplace during the week before the Super Bowl? For Clements' Market store manager David Perry, this has become reality. Perry, one of only a few Giants' fans at Clements' Market, has heard a few jokes and comments against his favorite team, but that hasn't stopped him from keeping his Giants' helmet in his office this week leading up to the big game. We spoke with Perry this week about his team and why they have a shot at a Super Bowl win. A fellow co-worker might have played a little trick during the filming, which can be seen in the video above. Perry had no idea what was behind him during filming. The Patriots will take on the New York Giants at Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday, Feb. 5…
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
An overwhelming 12,000 pounds of food was donated this week to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. The food was purchased with donations made by Clements' employees.
If you were hoping to purchase that bag of Rhode Island-grown potatoes near the dairy aisle, step away. The potatoes and other food piled up recently in the center of Clements' Market is headed to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. A total of 12,000 pounds of food, including locally-grown produce, will help feed the needy this holiday season. "This goes a long way for the food bank," said Jerry Bloom, Clements' manager. "They (people in need) are so grateful to get this food." All of the food was purchased at a discount using funds donated by Clements' employees. A total of 90 workers donated a percentage of their paychecks over several weeks to help raise more than $14,000 this year. Tracy Anthony, who co-owns the family-operated …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed spoke Friday morning about extending unemployment benefits and the expiring payroll tax cut.
If you were shopping in Clements' Market early Friday morning, you might have had to dodge a camera crew and senator or two. U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse paid a special visit to Clements' Market Friday to discuss legislation efforts to help boost the economy and provide tax cuts for workers and businesses. The senators have been pressing Congress to take immediate steps to help spur economic growth right now, including: passing a payroll tax cut, extending unemployment insurance and investing in key infrastructure upgrades. Despite a decline in the nation's unemployment rate to 8.6% after an increase in private-sector jobs, as reported by The Wall Street Journal Friday, the senators still say there is a need to extend …