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The Rhode Island Historical Society will commemorate Black History Month with a full slate of programs in February highlighting the achievements and impact of Black Rhode Islanders, as well as the … more
Back in 2013 during an archaeology project I was volunteering on, we were finding musket balls from the first day of the American Revolution. I remember during a break talking to archaeologist Doug … more
For three weeks out of the year, Rhode Islanders are afforded the opportunity to celebrate an art so fundamental to the human experience that one might forget it’s an art at all: storytelling. … more
This past weekend work took me out to the west coast for a few different reasons. While part of my time was spent at an event in Los Angeles, the rest of the time I was on the road to San Diego for a … more
A Raising Cane’s representative attended Monday’s Johnston Town Council meeting, carrying a chicken gift basket topped with a bright red bow. The restaurant chain missed their spot … more
I was digging through boxes the other day looking for some things I hadn’t seen in years. As I peeled off the old, cracked tape and looked inside one of the boxes, I noticed it contained photos … more
Credit card debt could be compromising the financial security and well-being of millions of individuals. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Americans’ total credit card balance … more
After a combined 104 years serving customers, two managers at Twin Oaks Restaurant are finally retiring. Managers Joe Ferro and Mike Regine worked their last shifts in December before both … more
Bruce Cousineau’s special sauce, which he has heard described as “marinara meets Mexico,” was first created because he didn’t want to throw away extra árbol peppers … more
Time flies and it is already 2024. When younger, in my 40s, I had no preconceived idea of what the 2020s would look like, although I remember the year 2000 like it was yesterday. It began with … more
Last week was the busiest week at the movies since Covid. Movies sold out during prime times. With award shows around the corner, people are betting on “Oppenheimer” and … more
Regardless of the type, structure or niche, it’s difficult to sustain any sort of independent business. This can definitely be said for an independent record label with so many things working … more
As we get through the holiday season and into the new year, many people begin planning their year of travel. Some of you may not be big vacationers, some might take two to three trips a year, some … more
20 Years Ago 2004 opened the movie season with “Meet the Fockers”, a profane comedy with few good moments, starring Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand. The latest version of … more
On the evening of Saturday, January 20, at 6:30, Temple Sinai of Cranston and Bethel AME Church of Providence are bringing the Afro-Semitic Experience to Temple Sinai in a free concert sponsored by … more
Mental health-related disorders consist of many different symptoms, signs, and treatment options. It can be difficult to talk about uncomfortable emotions, thoughts, or behaviors at any age , … more
The Tony Award-winning spectacular musical, “Moulin Rouge! The Musical”, is currently lighting up the PPAC stage with its glamourous two-hour plus production, filled with dancing, … more
Looking back at the life of Francesco "Frank" Torelli of Johnston, it seemed he was destined to eventually succumb to a fatal head injury. Born in Italy in 1868, Frank was involved in what … more
You are the Target 12 investigative reporter and managing editor. Give us an overview of your responsibilities. I wear two hats at WPRI. As an investigative reporter my role is to bring things … more
Years ago, when I was a lot younger and thinner, I used to participate in Civil War living history events. The group I was with was like myself, really interested in material culture and we … more
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