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Marie Ahlert and her husband, Rick, both love the water and boating. But she had no idea what he was talking about when he said he wanted to do the loop. Rick gave the simple explanation: … more
Rhode Islanders have never been so ready for summer. More than a year after the pandemic shutdown, a return to “normal” life has largely, finally, arrived. Most COVID-related business … more
Meg Sullivan, a fresh-faced journalism school graduate, has just arrived at her first job in the business – crime reporter for a small-town daily in the imagined town of West Wicklow, Rhode … more
Tyler Rose, founder and owner of CleanCo 401, has taken his passion and love for collecting sneakers and turned it into a thriving business. The sneaker culture came to be in the 1980s with the … more
“You help me when I’m stuck,” one reads. “You never stop until the job is done,” says another. Then, an expression of gratitude with a more whimsical tone: … more
CharterCare ER nurse Timothy Aurelio was working a shift in the COVID-19 unit last July when he noticed a security guard with a brown paper bag intertwined with his belt loop. Joking with the man, … more
I was 9 years old when I had my first panic attack. It was a hot August day, and I was sitting in a cramped Italian restaurant in New York City. Family was visiting from out of town, so we took … more
After a long winter, spring has sprung. And local Rhode Island breweries are embracing the warmer weather by opening their outdoor seating – and brewing up a storm. Now, with the help of … more
In a year when seeing loved ones has been a difficult and often dangerous endeavor, family was never more important.  The coronavirus pandemic has gripped the nation for more than a year, as … more
During the pandemic, Shannon Cornicelli, owner of Dream Big Gymnastics in Cranston, rediscovered what makes her happy – coaching. After a life of gymnastics, including state championship … more
“It’s only really been in the last half century that we know what we know about the brain. We know about the stars, we know about the physical world around us, but what lies within is … more
Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, local restaurants are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with specials, events and lots of good luck. For O’Rourke’s in Pawtuxet … more
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