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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
Ray Pontbriant is completely blind, mostly deaf and has a developmental delay, but there is nobody else in the state, maybe the country, that you’d rather have repair your antique chair. With … more
According to data from Charity Navigator and Giving USA, slightly more than $410 billion was given to charitable causes in 2017. Philanthropy helps nonprofit groups and the people they serve, and … more
It all started 10 years ago with a small food drive, explained Regency Cigar Emporium owner Michael Correia shortly after handing over a $30,000 check to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank... more
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
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