On Thursday, March 9th, the Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS® held its 2014 Diamond Sales Awards Recognition Banquet at the Twin River Casino & Event Center in Lincoln. Residential Properties Ltd. was well-represented at the banquet, as 15 members of its Cumberland office were announced among the area’s top producers.The Platinum Award was presented to the Antrop and Williamson team for earning over $10 Million in sales during 2014. The team was also recognized as one of the top five teams among the entire Northern RI Board.
Earning the Three Diamond Award, presented to Realtors who sell between $3-$3.49 million, were John Bessette and Pat Ledoux, while Arlene Laboissionniere, Michael Plante, and Sandra Soares received the Two Diamond Award for selling between $2-2.9 Million in 2014.
During the event, RPL Sales Associate and Northern RI Board President Ryan Antrop gave special recognition to Sandra Soares for her years of contribution to Adopt-A-Family and announced that the Board will be nominating Soares for the NAR Good Neighbors Award.
33 Taylor Street is an eclectic interpretation of the classic Tudor style home, built in 1937. The property boasts traditional board and batten exterior with mature landscaping, tucked back on a quiet dead-end street.
The entry hall leads to the wood paneled living room, which has a stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. A designer cook’s kitchen has the best appliances and work surfaces, finished with a beautiful Italian stone floor. There’s a first floor full tile bath and a bedroom which can also be used as a den, office, or playroom.
Upstairs are 3 well-proportioned bedrooms and a full tile bath. The house is very well designed and provides surprisingly large, graceful rooms.
The basement is partially finished, with an integral garage. This home has a new boiler, new 200 amp electric, and thermal pane windows. The house has been pampered and lovingly maintained.
For more information on the property, please visit the property website or contact David Abbott at 401-523-8806.
From runs and dances to parades and musical performances, there are always plenty of ways to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in our home state. Below is a quick list of our top five St. Patrick’s Day events this upcoming week.
This year marks the 59th Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade is held rain or shine (or snow!) on Saturday, March 14th and begins at 11:00AM at Newport City Hall. The parade will include a host of performances such as Marching and Pipe Bands as well as reenactment units. Many local organizations will be present as well, such as the Boy and Girl Scouts, various non-profits, and police and fire units. For a complete list of performances and parade participants, visit the parade website.
The Peace Dale Library is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by holding Irish Step Dance lessons at 6:00PM on Tuesday, March 17th followed by a “Humor and the Harp” performance by Celtic harpist Mary King. The event is free and open to the public.
Every year, Providence hosts a St. Pat’s 5k or “Tour De Patrick” which begins at the Rhode Island State House. This year, the race will start at 11:00AM on Saturday, March 21st. The race marks the third leg of “The Tour de Patrick.” At the conclusion of the race, the overall Tour de Patrick results will be calculated by combining runners’ times for all three races.
After the race finishes, the Providence Parade kicks off around noon from Whitford and ends at the State House. The festivities continue to Patrick’s Pub on Smith Street, where Providence’s Grand Marshall will pass over the shillelagh to his Deputy, who will take over next year. The pub festivities include live entertainment, music, step dancing, and of course, plenty of beer.
The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of the Pawtuxet Valley holds its own St. Patrick’s Day Parade every year set on a mile-long route in West Warwick. The 56th annual parade begins on Sunday, March 15th at 1:00PM on Route 117 and ends at the American Legion Hall.