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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
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
Raymond Raiche is unique in more than a few ways. For starters, the 93-year-old Woonsocket native and longtime Warwick resident only stopped cutting his own grass this year... more
Twenty-five years ago, Beacon Communications first sought to collect its readers’ favorite recipes in a cookbook dubbed “Local Flavor.” more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Creativity comes in many forms - and local residents might be surprised at the artistic work being done right next door or just around the corner in their community. The barriers between the wider world and the working spaces of a 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
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
A favorite recipe is something special. Maybe it’s a dish that’s been passed down through generations. Perhaps it’s one that’s a central part of an important holiday meal. It may simply be … more
It was three years ago, and Alex Amaral had just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 7 years old. His parents were distraught, unsure of the next steps they would have to take. They were crying … 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
Atwood Florist owner John Dick saw seven years ago that business was dipping during the months of July and August. That sparked an idea. Dick decided to add fireworks to his stock from June … more
Gloria Renzi remembers the heartache like it was yesterday. She was only a child when she first discovered her love for painting, but she vividly remembered one relative trying to put a stop to … more
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