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The tractor broke down, but Sally Hicks is still kicking. Primed for her fast approaching 83rd birthday, the Providence city girl turned Scituate farmer credits “keeping busy” with … more
Ocean State Job Lot had a big empty roof. In fact, the store chain has 147 big empty roofs in New England. Following a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, the 750 solar panels newly installed on … more
While there aren’t prominent signs to indicate their presence, almost half of the state’s 68 licensed marijuana cultivators operate out of Warwick. According to the Rhode Island … more
By PAM SCHIFF Tucked away downstairs at Oaklawn elementary school, the fifth grade students have created a special wall. They have taken words of positivity, confidence, pride, accountability and other inspiring messages to share with the school. "This more
By JOHN HOWELL The Thanksgiving weekend is renowned as the busiest period for airline travel. That was hard to tell Sunday afternoon at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport. Sunday is traditionally the busiest of the holiday period for air more
By ALLIE LEWIS Deputy House Speaker Charlene Lima (Dist. 14 - Cranston, Providence) came out in sharp criticism this week of the administration's proposal to provide state employees with a $3,000 vaccine bonus, calling it "a misuse of taxpayer more
By ALLIE LEWIS While most of us will be lucky enough to only experience about three critical incidents in our lifetime, firefighters and other first responders could experience as many as that in one day, according to Scott Robinson. Robinson has been more
By ALLIE LEWIS When Native American history and culture makes a brief appearance in school curriculums, usually around the time of Thanksgiving, it's often spoken of in the past tense, and fails to recognize active, vibrant communities and their more
Last year John Morris of Morris Farm in Warwick sold 300 Christmas trees. This year he won’t be selling any. It’s not that Morris has gone out of the Christmas business – his … more
Thanks to the generosity of local business and community leaders, approximately 200 frozen turkeys were given to those in need this past Sunday at the St. Mary's Feast Society. The event was sponsored by Thirsty Beaver Cranston, Cranston Cares, Park more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A new solar power net-metering agreement between a group of Rhode Island public housing authorities and a pair of energy companies is expected to save millions over the coming two decades, according to those involved in the pact. more
By ALLIE LEWIS When Native American history and culture makes a brief appearance in school curriculums, usually around the time of Thanksgiving, it's often spoken of in the past tense, and fails to recognize active, vibrant communities and their more
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