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A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Battle of “Bunker” Hill loss petitions I had been cataloging in my files. I’ve also been doing newspaper searches to add more information by date … more
By late November 2022, Tommy Hardiman’s diseased heart was failing so badly that his medical team at Tufts Medical Center in Boston feared he could soon die. For months, Hardiman, a Foster … more
It’s a fact that Providence has had a stellar metal scene for the past few decades. Regardless of subgenre, there’s a guarantee that when a bunch of loud & amplified bands get … more
THE WATCHERS * * ½ (Horror/Fantasy) M. Night Shyamalan could never match his first hit, “The Sixth Sense” which had one of the best endings we’ve ever seen in a movie of … more
Director Taavon Gamble has gone full throttle with Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman’s high energy musical, “La Cage aux Folles” filling Trinity Rep’s Dowling Theatre with … more
20 Years Ago “Shrek 2" was a fun-filled sequel. “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” brought more wizardry to the big screen. “GARFIELD: The Movie” was fair. … more
William Henry Shillan walked into the room of his Pawtuxet home where 49-year-old Mrs. Charlotte Littolf was waiting. She couldn’t take her eyes off the long red robe with lacy collar or the … more
A day to celebrate fathers is approaching. My dad has passed on...but it is comforting to recall pleasant memories of him, and appreciate his good qualities. We traveled 6 months out of the year when … more
METRO Debt is a four-letter word, and in many instances, a high amount of debt is perilous. However, debt isn’t always a black mark on individuals’ financial résumés. … more
Ortho Rhode Island is known for pioneering the latest in orthopedic care, but innovation doesn’t just mean new technology – it also means exploring new ways to make every appointment as … more
If you are a dedicated reader of this article over the past six plus years, then you know the one collectible that gets me excited more than anything else is robots. Not just any robot though, … more
A Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist is an OBGYN with subspecialty training in caring for children, adolescents, and young patients with gynecologic concerns. Most OBGYN residencies don’t … more
Like many people my age, type 2 diabetes is a challenge. Only recently have the symptoms begun to affect my life in a major way, causing me to feel ill every morning. While trying to get the A1C … more
On Feb. 10, 1933, the Johnston home of Richard Henry Lee burned to the ground, reportedly destroying hundreds of historic relics belonging to the famous Lee family of the south. Richard’s … more
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis was the hottest writer on Broadway when his latest play, whose complete title couldn’t be printed in family newspapers, hit the stage. … more
Theatre By The Sea opens its summer season with a dazzling old chestnut of a musical, “A Chorus Line.” The musical, which plays for nearly two and a half hours without intermission, … more
Music on the Hill opened its Chamber Concert Series on Memorial Day at the First Baptist Church in East Greenwich with two magnificent performances of works by J. S. Bach and a fascinating … more
WARWICK SHOWCASE   EZRA * * * ½ (Comedy/Drama About Autism) It’s not easy raising an autistic child. It is even harder when the parents are divorced and share … more
Hailing from Newport and making their presence felt consistently around the Providence area, The Z-Boys have been the premier purveyors of surf rock within the friendly confines of Rhode Island for … more
In March I stood in front of the old mill and listened to the Pawtuxet River churning just beyond the brick building. Then I reached for the door with the sign, “Throat Punch Nation.” … more
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