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COVID-19 can’t stop the bugs. Well, more accurately, the Beetles.Beetle Cats, as they are known by many who sail them, are a version of a catboat. As for the Beetle, that has nothing to do with … more
You don’t want to get married on Saturday, as it is unlucky. That was the belief in the late 1800s and the beginning of the 20th century. Monday, by contrast, was the day to tie the knot … more
In a rapidly evolving economy, there is no single pathway to success. Education, of course, remains essential. But in recent years, the established concept of schools and classrooms has … more
Shepard Fairey may not be a household name to most Rhode Islanders, but most of the state’s residents are likely familiar with at least one of his works. A Rhode Island School of Design … more
By ERIN O'BRIEN Hair coloring had all but disappeared from the store shelves the day I was in that aisle-for a friend. When I came upon the second-to-last package of toilet paper I figured my luck had changed. But in the baking aisle, where the bags of more
Warwick’s Conimicut Village has changed a great deal over the decades. So has McCrudden’s Radiator & Auto Repair, which opened in 1959 at 835 West Shore Road. But for Kevin … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A Cranston woman who was severely injured during a pre-Christmas shooting at a Westerly housing complex continues to recover - and thanks to an outpouring of generosity and support, her family has met a fundraising goal set to help more
By DON FOWLER Who would have ever thought that there would be a run on supermarkets that would result in The Great American Toilet Paper Shortage? Few people remember that this is the second time in modern history that the phenomena has occurred. Back in more
In 1905, Domenico Palmieri opened a bakery on Ledge Street in the North End of Providence.Now, 115 years later and located at 624 Killingly St. in Johnston, D. Palmieri’s Bakery remains a … more
By KELLY SULLIVAN As over 500 people were interred within the walls of Roger Williams Mausoleum, located on Cyr Street in Cranston, the loved ones they left behind never imagined that this resting place would not be eternal. In 1926, Thomas Cullinan more
In a time where the coronavirus pandemic rules the news cycle, Marie Hopkins wanted to bring some light to Warwick. She said she was online one day when she saw a post from a woman in Australia, … more
Rhode Islanders know the basic story of Roger Williams well. He was the founder of Providence, a refugee from nearby Massachusetts whose devotion to religious liberty has resounded through the ages, … more
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