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David Chartier is a hunter. His preferred target is birds, although he’s shot deer, squirrels, fish, foxes and even crabs. His choice of weapons is a Canon digital camera armed with a fixed … more
Dr. Luke Messac thought it was going to be like every other Tweet he sent.Messac, of Warwick, had just a few hundred followers as recently as July 16, and he took the opportunity to send out a … more
As a kid I secretly identified with Linus Van Pelt, Charlie Brown’s best friend, who carried his blue security blanket everywhere he went. My own blanket was not blue, but yellow, the smooth … more
Gazmine Mason was 10 years old when she was first introduced to bowling.That was 15 years ago. In the time since, she has gone on to graduate college and join the Professional Women’s Bowling … more
  At times, optimism has been hard to come by during the coronavirus pandemic.As Rhode Island continues to recover, though, Tri-County Community Action Agency Director Patricia Sweet and … more
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
As Father Brian Shanley reflects on his 15-year tenure as president of Providence College, he remembers what his parents told him when he was applying to colleges himself.As a senior at Toll Gate … more
Michael “Mickey” Lamantia, lifelong Cranston resident, is a correctional officer at the ACI by day and sings outlaw country by night. He has worked with some of the industry’s … 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
Summer baseball has always been a part of Will Geoghegan’s life, going back to his childhood when his family used to watch Cape Cod League games while vacationing in Massachusetts.They attended … more
Lori Istok, a Cranston resident and owner of Lori’s Music Together, knows that “miracles do happen” – and she wants other families going through trying times to know it, … more
So many staples of spring and summer life in Rhode Island will be different, or absent, this year due to the pandemic. Festivals, parades and fireworks displays have been called off, while it … more
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