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I spent this first week of August at the summer camp for children who are blind or visually impaired. One important thing they would like everyone else to know is that they are not "special" or "different," they are just like any other kid, they just do more
By KELLY SULLIVAN Over 100 years ago lived an elderly and eccentric lady named Joanna LeValley Remington. The daughter of Caleb Remington and Joanna Levalley, she was born in Johnston on Feb. 22, 1836, and died in the same town on Jan. 1, 1917. Joanna more
At the Warwick Showcase STILLWATER **** (Mystery/drama/character study) At last, a movie that will make you get up from the couch and return to the big screen. "Stillwater" is an exciting drama about an Oklahoma redneck with a history of alcoholism and more
By DON FOWLER 20 years ago Reese Witherspoon starred in "Legally Blonde." "The Princess Diaries" starred Julie Andrews. Bill Cosby conducted his band at the Newport Jazz Festival. Director Blake Edwards received an award at the Rhode Island International more
By Restaurant review by DON FOWLER We "old-timers" remember the Boys' Training School in the former Howard Complex, which was transformed into the elegant Chapel Grille a few years ago. The restaurant has become one of the top destinations in Rhode more
Providence Animal Rescue League (PARL) has awarded Rhode Island-based jewelry company Luca + Danni with the prestigious Stanley H. Mason Award, presented annually to a person or organization whose considerable efforts in the past year have benefited more
On Friday, Aug. 6, Wickford Art Association (WAA) launches "Small Works: Lil' Rhody Art Show & Sale" featuring diminutive works inspired by Rhode Island, our landscapes, culture, and uniqueness, at the association's Beach Street gallery. The exhibit and 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
One of the iconic swords of the mid to late-18th century is the British sea service cutlass with its distinctive “double disc” thin iron handguard, iron grip, and imposing blade. These … more
Grains are an important component of most people’s diets. All grains begin as “whole grains,” but processing often alters grain products, resulting in foods that don’t pack … more
Medical care in the United States is extremely expensive. We spend 3.8 trillion dollars annually (11,000 dollars per person). Other nations spend less than half of that (5,000 per person). In spite … more
The COVID-19 pandemic hit Johnston hard. According to data from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Johnston ranked fourth in the state for COVID infection rates. Based on the most … more
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