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John Reckner may be known statewide as the creator of the annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo, but he has earned another affectionate moniker among his family and … more
The Gaspee Days Committee is working to keep its brand alive throughout the year, and its first-ever fall event on Oct. 12 is the first step to achieving that goal. The Gaspee Fall-Out – the … more
Wherever Nancy Carroll’s travels take her, she heads for the nearest library. One of these jaunts took her to the village of Slatersville - which she called “a jewel of a town” - … more
Dining and revelry have long drawn visitors to Pawtuxet Village. That tradition continues today, with a range of restaurants part of the village’s thriving business community. On Tuesday, … more
For most people, the line that separates summer and fall comes at either the beginning of September or the equinox on Sept. 23. That doesn’t go for the folks in Johnston, though. Mayor Joseph … more
For Rob LeBlanc, perhaps the most special part of each year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the Promise Garden experience. Participants in the walk each receive a flower on which they can write a … more
It was an event that Rhode Island Bartending School owner Rae Desrosiers had been planning since May, but she said there was still some anxiety up to 30 minutes before it began. Desrosiers and … more
“All girls, for girls” is the concept that Kerri Kelleher puts forward when it comes to the new Flare Lacrosse program. Kelleher – who has been coaching Cranston youth lacrosse for a number … more
As summer fades, the excitement is building for the start of a new school year. And if your family is preparing children to return to the classroom, the Warwick Mall and Cranston’s Garden City … more
Karen Talbot’s garden is much more than meets the eye. It’s a medicine cabinet featuring such natural remedies as jewelweed, which she said can be crushed up and used as a salve for poison … more
Cranston native Justin Bibee has devoted his life to the advancement of human rights. His extensive resume includes time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco, an intern with the United Nations … more
When someone takes their own life, the effects are devastating for loved ones left behind. Michaela Cook, a Cranston native, knows well what it can mean to confront such a sudden and enormous … more
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