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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
Even though the house of Barbara Carlow had already burned, and Warwick firefighters had completed their job of extinguishing the fire, they insisted to take the time to help her pick up the … more
It’s not often that the words “Rhode Island” and “professional baseball” connect, but when they do, it’s sure to be a story worth telling. So it is with the story of John Kindl, a Warwick … 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
While most Rhode Islanders travel south for their beloved beach activities around this time of year, a swath of farmers from all across South County make a trip north to places like Goddard Park and … more
Some spooky pieces of Rocky Point’s past that were recently unearthed will soon come to life once again. Last Wednesday, crews from Warwick’s Department of Public Works removed three … 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
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
You never know what could happen Friday nights at the Warwick Center for the Arts. That is precisely what Daniel Lee White loves about the improv troupe he founded nearly ten years ago. Bring Your … 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
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