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Jamie Boblitt used to walk Jack and Freckles on Bellman Avenue in Conimicut. When he decided if he was really serious about hiking the Appalachian Trail, a 2,168-mile trek from Springer Mountain in … more
The benefits of buying locally are very evident once you make the purchase and those benefits are amplified during the holiday season. Buying from a local business means that the money goes directly … more
As she tells the story, Judy Davis was restless. She was ready for an adventure, but she’s had difficulty articulating that feeling. She knew as she stood before the Warwick Rotary Club at a … more
John Reis walked into the craft room at the Johnston Senior Center and set his eyes on a pile of handmade quilts.  He reached out to touch a blanket decorated with images of heavy … more
Andrea Hutnak is exactly how you’d imagine a children’s librarian to be. She’s soft-spoken, yet enthusiastic about books, as well as her latest project. After nine and a half years, … more
More than half of the infants in the country participate in Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Programs, and the United States Department of Agriculture is shining a spotlight on the important role of … more
John Ricci showed off his 1934 Cadillac at this year’s Concours d’Elegance in Newport. The Johnston resident met Jay Leno, and his daughter Jennifer posed for a photo with the car show … more
If you look closely as you pass the single-story building on Post Road in the shadows of the power lines, you can almost make out the words in faded white paint: “Lewis W. Rounds and Harold L. … more
The good folks at the Roger Williams Park Zoo have outdone themselves this year with a Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular that, as proclaimed, is “Music To Our Ears.” We have attended the show … more
On Sept. 25, three-time Olympian and 2016 Team USA Captain Elizabeth Beisel overcame two weather-related postponements and fought through a finish-line riptide to make history as the first woman to … more
“Real food. Plant based. Fast.” Those five words embody the mission of Plant City X, a fast food-style offshoot of what is described as “the world’s first plant-based vegan … more
Art has long been a major part of Susan Brescia’s life, on both personal and professional levels. A self-taught musician since her youth, she plays guitar, ukulele, piano, mandolin and … more
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