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The space is bright, open, futuristic. Visitors might not expect those descriptors to be associated with Eden Park Elementary School, which was constructed in the 1950s – and, like many of … more
Conimicut is open for business – literally. Wednesday Oct. 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. will mark the first annual Conimicut Village Downtown Open House event, where prospective small business owners … more
Sitting across from Bianca Christofaro – the mastermind behind the bake shop Queen B’s Cakery – is, in a word, humbling. Serving successfully as a custom cake conceptualizer, baker and … more
Two years in the making, the president, principal and members of the Bishop Hendricken High School faculty outlined to a group of community leaders Friday morning dramatic changes in the school … more
Vaping has been the focus of intense attention and scrutiny across the nation in recent weeks, as hundreds of cases of mysterious – and often sudden – lung injuries have been reported in what … more
In 1979 Linda Sullivan was looking for any place in the city of Warwick that could potentially serve as a part of a solution to an issue that most in the community didn’t even realize was a … more
The U.S. Department of Education’s National Blue Ribbon Schools Program announced last week that Brown Avenue Elementary School is among three institutions in Rhode Island – and the first … more
The humor and drama surrounding the relativistic enormity of childhood awaits to be celebrated and rediscovered at the Gamm Theater, as cast and crew gear up for their eight-show run of “Judy Moody … more
It all started when a grateful parent put a post up on social media about her son’s bike being stolen while he was at the Cranston High School East football game one Friday night. The post was … more
Warwick continues to lead the state in the sale of single-family home sales, albeit by a slim margin over Cranston and despite extensive news coverage in the past four months on the city’s … more
Roughly a dozen representatives from Stop & Shop, GreenPrint, the Rhode Island Tree Council and the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce gathered Wednesday morning to kick off the … more
William Diman enlisted in the U.S. Army on Monday, Dec. 8, 1941, the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He was shipped off to a base near Niagara Falls as an aircraft engine mechanic, but … more
Imagine a place where you could escape from the hectic pace of modern life and breathe in the soothing saltwater mist kicked up by the incoming tide that flowed on either side of you. Perhaps you’d … more
Bob Ratigan, a professional artist and muralist, has completed a broad range of projects during his career. His latest endeavor, at the EGAPL Heart of RI Animal Rescue League’s building at 44 … more
The state Department of Health, thanks in large part to the continued advocacy from a Warwick family, is going forward with the development of a series of protocols that would standardize how to be … more
The Tri-County Regional Prevention Coalition officially recognized and awarded recipients of its state overdose response grants during a ceremony at the Johnston Senior Center on Tuesday … more
Little Free Libraries are increasingly popping up all over the world, as the community-building spirit of “leave a book, take a book” gains momentum. Although the story behind the start of … more
Bigger planes, additions to the terminal, relocated and wider taxiways and another parking garage are all part of the plan for the future of Green Airport. But longer runways and the acquisition … more
Students in Bristol Warren are free to assert whichever gender they identity with, dress how the please within the parameters of the school district dress code, play sports with teammates of the same … more
Barrington police were presented with four new cases of bank fraud and identity theft recently. On Saturday, March 25, a Richmond Avenue resident contacted police after her credit card company … more
This time last year, Taressa Brownell was lost. The Mt. Hope High School junior was failing many of her classes. She seldom went to class. And though she had always dreamed of owning her own … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — On the heels of a report detailing its many areas of neglect and necessity, East Providence High School was toured by a group of elected officials, administrators and … more
By Bruce Burdett Rising seas will soon — much sooner than anyone imagined — inundate beloved parts of Little Compton, Westport and Tiverton. A new forecast (see separate story) calls for an … more
The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between March 13 and March 19: Monday, March 13 Police assisted with a “disorderly juvenile” who would not get in his … more
Gov. Gina Raimondo declined to declare a state of emergency or issue a travel ban, but urged Rhode Islanders to stay off the roads as a "major snow event" bears down on the state. "Stay home, stay … more
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