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Using data from the National Highway Traffic and Safety administration, a recent study by Car Insurance Comparison found that Rhode Island ranks No. 31 for worst drivers in the nation, with 1 being … more
Nina Stack discovered the beauty of smallness as a girl when her parents rented a home on Block Island. She had summer jobs on the island. She kept returning to the island and bought a house and … more
In the dead of a Rhode Island winter, there is no better place to be than the rainforest. One step into the new “Faces of the Rainforest” exhibit at the Roger Williams Park Zoo and you will be … more
Editor’s note: Cindy Fera, a member of the Probers, and Tabitha Pereira, a recent graduate from the University of Rhode Island with degrees in journalism and marketing, collaborated on this … more
By TIM FORSBERG The Blackstone Valley Polar Express Train Ride has the ticket to Christmas memories that will last a lifetime. For nearly 20 years, the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council has produced a family favorite holiday train excursion filled with more
Over the holidays we expect to invite certain guests into our homes to fill them with love and warmth. What we don’t ever expect - but many deal with anyways - is uninvited guests gaining access … more
Nearly 400 years ago, Samuel Gorton wearily checked his watch from inside the London haberdashery in which he found himself employed. He confided in his business partner that he missed roaming the … more
This is a story about apple pie. "The best ever apple pie," says Anthony Pesaturo of Providence. But the pie, which unfortunately is no longer available for purchase, is just the opener to a … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The progress towards more gender equality in the military, while far from complete, has begun to drive home a long-overdue point – being a man is not a pre-requisite to be a soldier, or a veteran, for that matter. more
By TABITHA PEREIRA -- With controversy surrounding girls entering the Boy Scouts of America, it seems to be working well for Scout Pack 1 Warwick. The pack has the most girls of any pack in the... more
By KAREN KALUNIAN -- A nonprofit organization is giving those who have endured amputations a once in a lifetime chance to ride some waves. And hopefully give them more than just a good tan. more
Finding the perfect hairdresser can sometimes be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. That’s the case for Teresa Romano, whose hairdresser Mario Cacchillo has been cutting her hair for almost 50 … more
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