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By EMMA BARTLETT When Debbie Quaglietta’s newborn daughter, Alyssa, was 13 days old, she knew something wasn’t right; Alyssa was gray in the face and didn’t look herself. … more
From Staff Reports Today’s high cost of gasoline won’t deter 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles from revving their engines this Saturday at Rocky Point as they set off … more
By RORY SCHULER Nearly 4,000 Ocean State residents have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Fred Faria and Rev. Eugene Dyszlewski have joined forces to spearhead a statewide … more
By EMMA BARTLETT When Cranston’s Dana Ventetuolo, 48, decided to start the nonprofit Nico’s Tree in 2016, she was looking to provide emotional and financial support to patients and … more
By JOHN HOWELLand EMMA BARTLETT It’s official: Gaspee Days are here. And this being the 250th anniversary of the burning of the Gaspee, this year’s celebration is of special … more
By JOHN HOWELL Lois Graydon is a landlord, but she doesn’t charge any rent. She is hopeful others will do as she does for if they don’t, she fears the Purple Martin will go the way … more
By JOHN HOWELL You can’t help but smile at a smile. This one is wide, curling up at the corners of the mouth. You know this is a joyous smile. It’s reflected in the shape of the … more
By EMMA BARTLETT When Providence Postmaster Jeanne Jackson looks out her office window in the morning, she sees roughly 100 Postal Service trucks leaving the parking lot to make deliveries. … more
If patience is a virtue, Caitlin and Bryan Schnell are very virtuous indeed. Their two-year-long trip to the altar was filled with detours and speed bumps. The Cranston born couple grew up only … more
During his 40-year career as a journalist, G. Wayne Miller has written countless stories for the Providence Journal. But his writing doesn’t stop at the newspaper. Twenty of his books, some … more
Every child is unique; every human being distinctive. People, however, don’t always celebrate our differences. Johnston children’s book author Katie Hevey hopes a tale about a … more
For years, Emma Capirchio attended Boy Scouts meetings. Her younger twin brothers were Scouts and her father was involved. It meant that she also attended the meetings. While at the meetings, Emma … more
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