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It doesn’t get the fanfare or the same type of marketing media blitz as other holidays and, judging from a very unscientific, informal poll conducted on the Beacon’s Facebook page, a majority of … more
When Jody King teaches, he likes to show people his hands. They’re working hands, rough and calloused, dark from the sun, and strong from years of raking quahogs in Narragansett Bay. Jody is a … more
Thirty-two years ago yesterday, a love note was etched into a table at the Rocky Point Amusement Park. “Jodie Maranda + Norm Tellier, May 16, 86. I love Norm,” read the message … more
Most moms would say that parenting is the best thing that ever happened to them even though it can be exhausting. For single mom, Bethany Linden, double that joy and the amount of work. After her … more
Rosalie Buckler and her daughter Debbie Rich are soul sisters, the best of friends and then some. Debbie knows what Rosalie is going to say before she has time to utter a word. But then Rosalie gets. more
With St. Patrick’s right around the corner, you can probably already taste the Guinness and the corned beef. A worldwide celebration, St. Patrick’s Day is the occasion where everybody is just a … more
Why do humans seek comfort in consistent rituals like Valentine’s Day? more
After 40 years of designing toys from the iconic “Star Wars” saga, Mark Boudreaux still holds the same excitement for the series that he had when he first started. “It has been quite an … more
For many churches today, finding one engaging pastor to deliver sermons and perform rites is a challenge. Not for All Saints Episcopal Church in the Pontiac section of Warwick, however. They now have … more
Sam Sisakhti knew five days into his first job in finance that the field wasn’t right for him. Freshly graduated from Brandeis University, and now without a clear vision of his future, he went to … more
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