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“Real food. Plant based. Fast.” Those five words embody the mission of Plant City X, a fast food-style offshoot of what is described as “the world’s first plant-based vegan … more
Bingo games have returned to the Johnston Senior Center. At 2 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, Johnston Senior Center members can try their luck on the Bingo cards again. During the … more
Art has long been a major part of Susan Brescia’s life, on both personal and professional levels. A self-taught musician since her youth, she plays guitar, ukulele, piano, mandolin and … more
In August 2016, Heather Schey decided to switch out her white cane for another set of eyes and began the process of applying for a guide dog through Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Not only did Heather … more
These days, it can be hard to make plans months in advance. Oak Lawn Elementary School student Ryan Golditch had to do just that earlier this year when offered the chance to attend the Envision … more
Heat. Humidity. Rain. These weather conditions have local mushroom enthusiasts calling 2021 a banner year for foraging. This July we saw unseasonably rainy weather, followed by heat, and August … more
Steve Stycos’s green thumb is all the greener thanks to an army of dedicated volunteers. Stycos and his fellow farm hands work at Westbay Farm, located on 1351 Centerville Road in Warwick. … more
The Cygnus Wall is approximately 20 light years in length and known as a star forming region. It’s an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus close to Deneb, the brightest star of the … more
Only spiders reside in the dark second floor. Scant streams of sunlight illuminate their few wispy webs, which have been strung between arched banister rails. The house is dark. The windows are … more
Connecticut author Martin Podskoch has authored books about the Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Rhode Island and other locations, plus travel guides for all of the cities and towns in … more
As a first-time author, Lauren Ruggiano has found a new way to channel her voice. Chris Woodhouse, meanwhile, has used his skills as an illustrator to bring her words to life visually. The two … more
Look carefully before you tread. There could be a tiny critter in your path. It’s amphibian season, and Johnston is crawling with frogs and toads. A bumpy little fellow crawled through … more
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