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Richard Boudreau has a gift. He sees things where others don’t. Yes, he sees a shovel. But he also sees the shell of a turtle, the torso of a saxophonist or the tail of a fish – or … more
By ERIN O'BRIEN It was an event a year in the making . with just a few minor hiccups along the way. In February 2019, Bryan Schnell devised the perfect plan - Aruba in April, a beach bungalow, dinner for two, sunset, a professional photographer, and a more
Some heroes wear capes. Others read bedtime stories to children all over the world. Navy veteran Raymond Doonan, who keeps candy and dog treats in his room for particular visitors, is one such hero at West Shore Health Center in Warwick. more
By JOHN HOWELL Joe Weintraub of Cranston has worked for Delta Airlines for 33 years. He was faithfully manning the ticket counter mid-morning Monday when he got his first visitor - actually this reporter - of the day. Commenting on the emptiness of the more
It was raining. It was windy and it was raw Friday. It was not the kind of day to be outside, least of all for a parade. But these are unusual times and Deb Maldonado wasn't going to let a pandemic stand in the way of celebrating Ayden Orum's 14th more
Editor's note: This piece is the first in a planned set of exchanges between local journalists in Warwick, Rhode Island, and Warwick, England, during the COVID-19 crisis. By PHIL HIBBLE These are, indeed, unprecedented times, which means we are all more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Rhode Island has moved rapidly up the curve, and the state's public beaches and parks are being ordered closed in the latest step meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. But the new developments are not all negative, as the state was more
By JOHN HOWELL It takes an army to fight a war and it takes the proper weapons to defeat an enemy. One weapon in the battle against coronavirus is the surgical facemask. There's no knowing how many are needed, but given projections of a surge in more
Joining Massachusetts in another unprecedented step meant to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Monday announced that dine-in service at restaurants, bars and other … more
The way Chris Maxwell sees it, all the legal maneuvering by the state is part of an effort to get toll gantries up and operating across the state – and bringing in the money – before … more
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