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By RORY SCHULER Rhode Island health officials have announced a 300 percent increase in reported cases of Legionnaire's Disease (LD) in the state. "Between 2014 and 2020, there was an average of 10 cases during the months of June and July each year, more
Tara Monastesse of Warwick has been selected to receive a Rhode Island PBS Scholarship for high school seniors or college students pursuing a career in broadcasting, communications or journalism. The award - up to $60,000 - is renewable for up to four more
By ARDEN BASTIA Even though he was just four years old, Blake Costa loved his family, cooking, and bringing people together. "He just loved being in the kitchen, cooking whatever," said his father Nick Costa. "Pizza, doughnuts, whatever. He would even more
By JOHN HOWELL Thirty-five years ago, Roberta Merkle was looking to hire a case manager for the Warwick Central Geriatric Day Care Center based at the Warwick Central Baptist Church in Apponaug. The center, which went on to become Cornerstone Adult more
Boaters know Jeff Jeff English, who only recently retired from running the Warwick Cove Marina fuel dock for 27 years, was in for a surprise last Thursday during a ceremonial ribbon cutting at Fairwinds Marina in Oakland Beach. Joe McGrady, who bought more
Bayside dance? While it might appear as a courtship dance, Dave Chartier who took this image of egrets at Arnold's Neck said it was a tussle over an apparently good fishing hole. As for the snapper he photographed earlier this year, he said she was on more
By RORY SCHULER As Jeff Bezos shot into space, the company he founded attempted to land a new retail distribution facility on a 196-acre Johnston woodland parcel. The agenda for Tuesday night's Johnston Planning Board meeting did not mention the word more
Due to the end to the moratorium on home energy shut-offs for all customers not on protected status, sponsors of the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund are encouraging those in need of energy assistance to visit a local Community Action Program (CAP) more
As Nicole Johnson-Morais puts it, Oakland Beach’s local chapter of TOPS “is full of losers.” But don’t worry, she means that in the best way. Oakland Beach Chapter 44 of … more
Rhode Island residents can now enjoy the lowest rates offered in RISLA's 40-year history, even if attending school out of state. According to Charles P. Kelley, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA), the rate for RISLA's more
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