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When does a simple walk through the woods become something more? Perhaps you come across an interesting plant with a unique flower that you’ve never seen before. Maybe you catch a glimpse of … more
“You help me when I’m stuck,” one reads. “You never stop until the job is done,” says another. Then, an expression of gratitude with a more whimsical tone: … more
CharterCare ER nurse Timothy Aurelio was working a shift in the COVID-19 unit last July when he noticed a security guard with a brown paper bag intertwined with his belt loop. Joking with the man, … more
Paige Chakouian turned 21 six months ago and is still waiting to celebrate her birthday. The University of Rhode Island junior always imagined her coming-of-age celebration would involve her not … more
I was 9 years old when I had my first panic attack. It was a hot August day, and I was sitting in a cramped Italian restaurant in New York City. Family was visiting from out of town, so we took … more
After a long winter, spring has sprung. And local Rhode Island breweries are embracing the warmer weather by opening their outdoor seating – and brewing up a storm. Now, with the help of … more
In a year when seeing loved ones has been a difficult and often dangerous endeavor, family was never more important.  The coronavirus pandemic has gripped the nation for more than a year, as … more
During the pandemic, Shannon Cornicelli, owner of Dream Big Gymnastics in Cranston, rediscovered what makes her happy – coaching. After a life of gymnastics, including state championship … more
On March 7, Diana Champa of School One, along with local authors Taylor Polites and Hester Kaplan, surprised Cranston High School West senior Emily Durigan during her virtual English class to tell … more
“It’s only really been in the last half century that we know what we know about the brain. We know about the stars, we know about the physical world around us, but what lies within is … more
Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, local restaurants are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with specials, events and lots of good luck. For O’Rourke’s in Pawtuxet … more
“Anything is possible through Zoom,” Rhode Island Academic Decathlon director Frank Lenox said. Because of COVID restrictions, the annual competition will be held virtually this year … more
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