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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
“Anything is possible through Zoom,” Rhode Island Academic Decathlon director Frank Lenox said. Because of COVID restrictions, the annual competition will be held virtually this year … more
For Kevin Shea and Sue Baron of Rizzo Farms, beekeeping isn’t just a hobby or something to do on the weekends, but a way of life.  And even though Shea manages the hives and Baron … more
During his days as a student at the University of Pittsburgh, Robert Isenberg recalls having the opportunity to ask a question of celebrated author John McPhee.  A longtime contributor to The … more
Lindsey Bratter, a senior at Cranston High School West, has a clear vision for her professional life. She plans to become a child psychologist, with particular interest in working with young … more
Johnston’s Allegra Graziano has worn the name of her hometown across her chest during numerous competitions, an enormous source of pride for the 24-year-old perennial pageant participant.She … more
Lloyd Kaplan has an unparalleled passion for music. You can hear it in his voice when he talks about his time playing in the Army Band or when he mentions his long teaching career. Kaplan, … more
Blood shortages have not ceased during the coronavirus pandemic, and the Rhode Island Blood Center and Johnston High School are once again teaming up to rise to the challenge. Account manager … more
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