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Amanda Scianna, who grew up in Knightsville, has lived in Pawtuxet Village for nearly four years. She enjoys the village's pace and character, and how welcoming it is to pedestrian traffic. "e;It's a nice neighborhood,"e; she said. more
Four local nonprofits on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis are among dozens of organizations getting grants from a special fund created by the Rhode Island Foundation and the United Way of Rhode Island. The COVID-19 Response Fund awarded $1.4 million more
By ALEX SPONSELLER Oakland Beach resident Joe Sullivan, nicknamed "e;Aloha Joe,"e; for his wide array of Hawaiian shirts, will be holding his own, personal marathon on May 18 right in his own neighborhood. Sullivan has been running marathons for the past more
Skilled Nursing Care Week began this past Sunday and runs through May 16 across the nation. This week recognizes the essential role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for the country's frail, elderly and disabled. This year's theme "Sharing our more
Outdoor dining? No, that wasn't the intent as Fast Freddie's, a Global Partners company made a surprise delivery of sandwiches, drinks and chips to the Warwick Police Department last week in appreciation of their work at first responders. Over the past more
Face to face Jeane Retelle, recreation director at the Kent Regency Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center wasn't going to let Mother's Day slip by without celebrating the 100th birthday of one of their talented and, as we at the paper discovered, more
Rhode Island's statewide arts and humanities agencies will receive $840,600 in federal funds designated for relief to arts and cultural organizations affected by the COVID-19 health crisis, according to a joint statement by the Rhode Island State Council more
Power Kanga was an athlete. Raised by his uncle in Providence, after immigrating to the United States from Liberia with his sister at the age of 7, he played football, basketball, baseball and ran track. But it was football that he loved. Sports brought more
By ERIN O'BRIEN For St. Peter School Principal Joan Sickinger, it was a match made in heaven. Pairing Yard Works of Warwick with primary grade students for distance learning seemed like a perfect fit. It was auspicious for science instructor Michael more
Bethany Crawford's mom, Ruth, kept looking out the window, occasionally suggesting Bethany touch up her hair. "e;Is she expecting someone?"e; Bethany wondered. When the police, the superintendent, and principals of Beacon Charter School for more
A young woman chased an errant balloon in a parking lot in the wind. An unmarked car, red and blue lights flashing in the back window, was parked nearby. A priest surveyed the scene. No, it was not the set of an abstract film, but more
A single light is left on in the Dr. Daniel H. Harrop Theater at Bishop Hendricken High School, holding out for the return of the many student thespians who typically occupy the theater for hours on … more
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