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By ERIN O'BRIEN At 19, Peter Mahoney enlisted in the U.S. Navy and headed for the Mediterranean - and found himself involved in what became the deadliest naval peacetime maneuver accident in U.S. Naval history. This Thursday marks 67 years since the more
Setting the tempo: Noya, RIPO's multitasking resident conductor, has no plans to slow down By DON FOWLER Perhaps best known for his conducting of the popular Summer Pops concerts at Narragansett Beach, Roger Williams Park, the Bristol Fourth of July more
The energy was palpable on a recent Thursday night at the hall tucked behind Heritage Christian Fellowship in Warwick Neck. Lions, Tigers and Bears – and yes, even Unicorns – greeted each … more
For the past 31 years, Rhode Island students in grades four through eight have competed for top honors in the Rhode Island Geography Bee and the chance to travel to the national contest in … more
The sense of community at the heart of the annual Race for Matt and Grace was on display this past Monday night. Jack and Sallyann DiIorio opened their Johnston home to a board meeting, attended … more
Some of the brightest, most curious and scientific young minds in the state gathered at the Community College of Rhode Island on Sunday afternoon to showcase their research- and experiment-driven … more
The West Warwick St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been part of Michael O’Connell’s life since before he can remember. “I was born in 1965, so since 1965,” he said with a laugh when asked how … more
Hollywood could be in the future for lifelong Johnston resident Carson Kenny. Kenny, 19, works as a grill cook at Chipotle on Atwood Avenue, and a simple request from his manager last year changed … more
When you imagine what a high school classroom of the future would look like, what do you see? more
Bruce Springsteen famously sung about “Glory Days” – how experiences and places from youthful times loom large in memory. For generations of local revelers, the former Mardi Gras Multiclub … more
Cranston’s Edie Lacombe is hoping to warm hearts and hands this winter while raising money for brain injury research, and she’s already off to a great start. The local elementary school … more
What makes us laugh? Some seek out edgy humor or crave political jokes. In other cases, audiences prefer their comedy clean. Funny 4 Funds, a comedy fundraising company that has helped local … more
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