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Over the holidays we expect to invite certain guests into our homes to fill them with love and warmth. What we don’t ever expect - but many deal with anyways - is uninvited guests gaining access … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The results from Rhode Island's first year of assessing student achievement through the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) exam - a test for grades 3-8 based upon the MCAS exam that has been administered in more
By JEN COWART Creative minds were at work during two, one-hour creative writing sessions held at Hugh B. Bain Middle School recently. On Friday morning, November 30, students who had expressed an interest in a creative writing workshop from Write Rhode more
The results from Rhode Island’s first year of assessing student achievement through the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) exam – a test for grades 3-8 based upon the … more
The cause of the fire that ripped through Woodbury Union Church Thanksgiving eve has yet to be identified; insurance adjusters have not said how much the company will pay; members of the congregation … more
What’s next? First there was the fire at Woodbury Union Church and then the burst heating pipe at St. Kevin School. “Fire, floods; what’s next, the locusts and the frogs?” said Father … more
Raising money to make Cedar Hill a better school is all about fun – some of it at the expense of Principal Dr. Frederick Schweizer – as demonstrated Friday afternoon when the top three … more
SHOPLIFTINGOn Nov. 21 around 9:25 p.m., Officer Jacob Elderkin responded to the Greenwich Avenue Stop & Shop for a report of a shoplifting in progress. The complainant was a loss prevention … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Some people can make a career out of playing a game. For others, they make careers out of enjoyable, fulfilling endeavors that don't really feel like work. Three-time Super Bowl champion and New England Patriots Hall of Fame defensive back Ty Law has done both... more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Prepare to say farewell to the square donut. Due to declining revenue, the owners of 4Corners Coffee have decided to cease operations at the Airport Road location and look ahead to the next big thing... more
By JOHN HOWELL -- What do pink flamingos and Christmas trees have in common? Ask Frank Picozzi and he'll tell you they both come in flocks. Well, maybe stands for trees. But there's a lot more to it. Both the birds and the trees are there for a good cause... more
By JOHN HOWELL -- Kent Hospital's new president hasn't taken long to initiate a program that could bring a cultural shift for the state's second largest hospital. Robert J. Haffey, who came to Kent in September from the Philadelphia area... more
“Fill her up,” was surely a phase used by motorists who bought gas at the Esso service station at the corner of Post Road and Division Street across from the Kentish Armory. No one seems to know how long the station has been closed... more
FLEEING SCENE OF ACCIDENT On Nov. 23 at 11:42 a.m., Officer Christian Vargas was dispatched to Sandpond and Puritan Drive for the report of a two-car accident. Upon arrival, Officer Vargas made contact with the operator of one of the vehicles, identified more
While the classically haunting image of soldiers, donning M1 Helmets and M1 Garands, storming the beaches of Normandy under an unimaginable hail of bullets and artillery fire is likely among the most … more
This is a story about apple pie. "The best ever apple pie," says Anthony Pesaturo of Providence. But the pie, which unfortunately is no longer available for purchase, is just the opener to a … more
Nearly 400 years ago, Samuel Gorton wearily checked his watch from inside the London haberdashery in which he found himself employed. He confided in his business partner that he missed roaming the … more
By JOHN HOWELL Fire has only fueled community spirit since flames consumed much of Woodbury Union Church Presbyterian on Thanksgiving eve. On Sunday parishioners gathered for service at St. Benedict Church, just a couple of blocks away on Beach Avenue in more
By JOHN HOWELL From George Tarring's photographs, it's hard to imagine that fire swept through Woodbury Union Church Thanksgiving eve. Tarring scrolls though the pictures on his digital camera, stopping at a shot of Pastor T.J. DeMarco's office. It looks more
SHOPLIFTING On November 16 at approximately 5:45 p.m. Officer Anthony D'Abrosca was dispatched to the Greenwich Avenue Stop & Shop for a report of a shoplifting with a male suspect in custody. At the scene the officer met with an asset protection more
By JOHN HOWELL Sometimes when things break they go from bad to worse, and sometimes you get lucky. The Warwick Sewer Authority and the city got a bit of both when a pipe in Sandy Lane collapsed Thanksgiving eve, causing backups in 11 residences. The more
By JOHN HOWELL It's a good thing that the windows of St. Kevin School caught the eye of Father Robert Marciano Saturday afternoon. The windows were fogged with moisture. Father Marciano investigated, discovering the school a steam bath. Water was pooled more
By JOHN HOWELL Lyndsay Sears reluctantly talks about her son, Banner, not because she doesn't want to talk about the rare disease he has, but because she knows she'll start crying. It's hard to imagine she wouldn't cry. There is no known cure for ROHHAD more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Courtney Gluchacki and her husband Alphonse have taken their love of dogs and turned it into a thriving, growing business in Buttonwoods - and now Courtney's hard work has led her to be nominated for a national award in dog training. more
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