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The image of Julia Lippitt in death is quaint and serene. Her remains were carried to the family cemetery in an old two-wheeled farm vehicle, encased in a simple coffin put together by a neighbor. In … more
If you want some originality in your Mexican food, take a trip to Providence’s Xaco Taco, where exotic cocktails, innovative food, two killer desserts, and great atmosphere greet you with open … more
The 25th Rhythm & Roots Festival anniversary will be an epic celebration of music, dance, and local food. The festival always gives off a feel good, laid-back vibe that attracts thousands back to … more
WARWICK SHOWCASE   STRAYS * * ½ Super-gross comedy Let there be no doubt about it, “Strays’ is a super-gross comedy that carries a big R rating because of its … more
New inventions are promoted every day, and I welcome the joy of progress.  One of the first things I appreciated is the progress from wearing nylon stockings that were held up by a garter belt, … more
Some of your neighbors are hungry, but a little bit of hope has popped up along Memorial Avenue in Johnston. “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” … more
The music from New Orleans has always had its own unique quality. Along with the city being the birthplace of jazz, the essence of “The Big Easy” has a knack for seeping into other … more
In Apponaug, everyone pretty much knew everyone else. Twenty-three-year-old Florence Smith watched Thomas Henry Holden pour something into a dish and cross the street. She had no idea what it was but … more
It is the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons that brings us back to see “Jersey Boys” whenever it is within driving distance. The story of four guys from Jersey growing up, … more
JULES * * * (Lovely little movie for seniors) * * * * “Jules” is a lovely little movie that is both for and about senior citizens. It deals with loneliness, … more
Few musical artists possess the soul required to illuminate the entire history of a genre with their harmonies. Samara Joy, the 23-year-old jazz vocalist carrying nearly a century’s worth of … more
Believe it or not, modern sports trading cards, and even trading card games, got their start in the 17 th century as trade cards for advertising. With the invention of lithography and color printing … more
StatePoint Building wealth is not as easy as it sounds. It can take time, discipline and a plan to keep those dollars protected. However, if done correctly, it can provide security for your … more
When most people look toward retirement they think of relaxing, taking some time for themselves, and maybe even finding a warmer place to spend the Winter months. Cheryl Ursillo on the other hand … more
The East Greenwich Art Club members will be displaying fine art works at 333 Main Street Lobby Gallery, East Greenwich, hosted by Gaspee Real Estate Partners. The exhibit is from now through October … more
Life is streaming along, and I generally go with the flow.  Some things boggle my mind, like Venmo, 3-D printers, and Zoom, which brings back memories of the television show The Jetsons. It … more
“It’s so much more room to breathe,” said Gail Hulbert, the Marketing Director of Gamm Theatre, as she gestured to the black box theater. Gamm Theatre relocated from Pawtucket … more
Neutaconkanut Hill, which was once a part of Johnston, served for many years as the winter quarters for a band of traveling nomads. Together, they would remain camped there on the hill until April, … more
The power of creativity comes in numerous forms while being rooted in a variety of driving forces. It can serve as a way to alleviate boredom or just to pass the time, but it can also be a form of … more
20 Years Ago Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper and Toby Maguire starred in “Seabiscuit”, adapted from the book bt Laura Hillenbrand. Kevin Costner starred in a great western “Open … more
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