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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
The RI Home Show is only a week away and Gianna Pagliarini from Central Nurseries in Johnston is looking forward to the upcoming exhibition. She said the nursery has participated in the show since … more
Do you know what the Garden City center was before the stores were built? Well, Sandra Moyer, the Cranston Historical Society (CHS) President, can tell you the answer. “It was a coal … more
Usually by the first of the year, Damsha Dance Studio has a full dance ticket. But the last two years have been anything but ordinary. The studio went virtual and events celebrating St. … more
When you open the door to Yard Works Inc. on Warwick Avenue, the smell of flowers, soil and assorted greenery fill the room. Customers may not know it when they walk in, but this store could have … more
It’s all hands on deck during zeppole making season, according to Eleana Pennacchini, owner of Solitro’s Bakery in Cranston. With three generations of Solitro’s bakers on the … more
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