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Comic books as we know them have been a staple form of entertainment for nearly a century. While I have written numerous articles here about them and what they are worth, we have never discussed how … more
Despite Halloween falling on a Monday this year, there’s a variety of fun things going on in the days leading up to the festive occasion. A few breweries are putting on some unique events along … more
James Monroe Eddy of Johnston wasn't going to tell anyone his secret. But, once he did, word spread like wildfire. He had unearthed pirate treasure. Born in Glocester on April 25, 1831 to Amasa … more
I have been watching the period drama 1883 for the past week.  The joy of streaming television shows on aps such as Paramount is that the episodes can be watched consecutively rather than having … more
Once a successful event happens, the next priority is to build off of it and make it an annual thing. There’s room for new ideas to include, new folks to get involved and a new vibe to create. … more
Many of the operatives at the Pontiac Mill & Bleachery were sure that the end was near. This plague had been warned of in the Bible when the Lord ordered the Egyptians to free the … more
Having spent an entire death-defying day cringing on a couch while a catastrophic hurricane swirled like a freight train around me, it makes it more imperative to get my life facts in order.  An … more
Nearly two months ago, Providence based singer-songwriter and Cranston resident Jake Hunsinger proceeded to release his debut full-length, Wrapped Around The Axle, with The Rock Bottom Band in unique … more
We were shaken by the intensity of Hurricane Ian, and incredibly naive when it came to recovery. Having lived through a few hurricanes and snowstorms that left us without power, it never dawned on me … more
James Brown of Cranston sat down and wrote a letter to John C. Newbury, the Collector of Customs. “I hope you will pardon the liberty I am taking in writing to you but I thought you were the … more
I have a suite in my home that I use for short term rentals. I really enjoy hosting and try to make each of my guests' stay wonderful. I offer lots of recommendations to my guests. I check on the … more
With the vastness of the internet, the interactiveness of social media and other aspects of the digital age, misinformation has become a major issue over the past few years. Inaccurate articles and … more
Staying with my good friend in Florida, I am on a public service mission to write grants to fund the Homeless Coalition in Charlotte County. On my first day at the agency I was to meet with the … more
Two Hebrew residents were walking the dark streets of Pawtucket on Christmas night of 1895 selling holiday wares. Shortly after 11:00, they joined a large gathering of people in an alley off Bowen … more
For my obituary, I want to be remembered for the small moments which have accumulated to form my life’s mosaic.  Hubby and I married when we were young, and, characteristically, got … more
"There she is, Miss America. There she is, your ideal; the dream of a million girls who are more than pretty can come true..." The theme song of the Miss America pageant has rung in the ears of … more
Since its beginnings back in 2006, 75orLess Records has become one of the most vital entities within Rhode Island’s music scene and beyond. Rising from a music review site under the same name, … more
When most people think of the Golden Age (1938-1956) of comic books, they typically think of Superman, Batman, the Human Torch, and Captain America. While the Golden Age did give us the true … more
One of the not-so-easy parts of collecting, or cataloging, military bolt-action rifles from all over the world is understanding all the guns, makers, variations, and when alterations or changes were … more
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