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IN THE LEAD: State Treasurer Seth Magaziner, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Warwick Rep. Joseph McNamara led state officials on the route. Way out in front was Senator Jack Reed, who carried the … more
Fired up over the Gaspee incident Mayor Joseph Solomon, with assistance from the Gaspee Days Committee and Harbormaster Jeff Baris, set an effigy of the Gaspee on fire Sunday afternoon in Pawtuxet Cove to close out the 54th annual celebration of the more
By Rosetta Desrosiers Although a British Colony, Rhode Island was, for the most part free to sail the seas in search of trade. Thus, many a merchant's wealth was made importing from the Orient goods for which the settlers spent. But England yearned more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE On Sunday afternoon, Angela Innes stood under the gazebo in Pawtuxet Park - a long way from her home in the north of Scotland. As her husband, Roddy, looked on, she was charged with the crimes of a distant ancestor, Lt. William more
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It is a bright sunny morning and the air is filled with the fragrance of roses, the sky is sapphire blue and a cool breeze is wafting across the patio of Briarcliffe Gardens. It is an idyllic … more
By LAUREN H. CARSON For several years, I have been working within the General Assembly, and with the Division of Taxation and local municipalities, on efforts to fairly, safely regulate short-term rentals offered by third-party hosting platforms such as more
Theatre-by-the-Sea’s owner and producer, Bill Hanney, has taken a risk by opening his summer season with the world premier of a new musical comedy, “Love and Other Fables.” Set on the Greek … more
By DON FOWLER Music on the Hill kicked off its seven-concert series with a rousing Sunday afternoon lawn concert under blue skies and gentle breezes at Warwick's Clouds Hill Victorian Museum. The incomparable Narragansett Brass Quintet entertained the more
The Arctic Playhouse will stage three weeks of performances of Steel Magnolias starting June 13 directed by Ida Zecco. Steel Magnolias is a stage play by American writer Robert Harling, based on his experience with his sister's death. The play is a more
For Michael and Sharon Passano, who live in the Lakewood section of Warwick, going on vacation involves less than a five-mile drive to Greenwich Bay Marina on Warwick Cove. They’re not alone. … more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down three cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA's June 3 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.81 per gallon. Rhode Island's price is the same as the national more
Frugality was imprinted on my brain during my childhood and it drives my fashion sense today. Something is fashionable if it is 90 percent off and it fits. As a result, I have a wardrobe that is mismatched and thrown together on a whim. Most often, I more
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