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As Father Brian Shanley reflects on his 15-year tenure as president of Providence College, he remembers what his parents told him when he was applying to colleges himself.As a senior at Toll Gate … more
Michael “Mickey” Lamantia, lifelong Cranston resident, is a correctional officer at the ACI by day and sings outlaw country by night. He has worked with some of the industry’s … more
In 1905, Domenico Palmieri opened a bakery on Ledge Street in the North End of Providence.Now, 115 years later and located at 624 Killingly St. in Johnston, D. Palmieri’s Bakery remains a … more
Summer baseball has always been a part of Will Geoghegan’s life, going back to his childhood when his family used to watch Cape Cod League games while vacationing in Massachusetts.They attended … more
Alyssa Limperis, a standup comic, writer and actress with strong Rhode Island ties, is a minimalist of sorts. Limperis, who will turn 30 in June, has been effortlessly bringing colorful characters … more
Shepard Fairey may not be a household name to most Rhode Islanders, but most of the state’s residents are likely familiar with at least one of his works. A Rhode Island School of Design … more
Richard Boudreau has a gift. He sees things where others don’t. Yes, he sees a shovel. But he also sees the shell of a turtle, the torso of a saxophonist or the tail of a fish – or … more
With students forced to school at home, as well as forego activities such as music lessons and spring sports, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the predictability of childhood routine has … more
In a time where the coronavirus pandemic rules the news cycle, Marie Hopkins wanted to bring some light to Warwick. She said she was online one day when she saw a post from a woman in Australia, … more
Mastery Martial Arts in Johnston played host to a family affair with a united goal this weekend. Chief instructor Anthony Pezzillo welcomed a modest crowd as eight Mastery locations across the … more
What could be more “Rhode Island” than zeppole on Saint Joseph’s Day? Being Italian, my family and I have always had zeppole on this holiday. A few years ago, I began making them … more
It may sound too good to be true – a pill that, combined with education and support, can provide almost immediate relief for people struggling with alcohol dependency. But Samantha Scheer, … more
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