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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
Johnston, Cranston and Warwick share a common, silent killer.Approximately 10-30 percent of homes in these three communities have radon levels equal or exceeding the suggested federal Environmental … more
Everyone in Johnston knows their mayor is a big shot - especially the 2,000 he personally vaccinated. As a retired nurse and firefighter, throughout the pandemic, Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena … more
Yes, we’re still wearing masks indoors at the  University of Rhode Island, still running asymptomatic and symptomatic testing operations and vaccination clinics. Many people are physically … more
When Sandra Olivo Peterson looked to put her son, Darien, in school at age four, she searched for a place that could accommodate her son’s needs. Being born around the cutoff date that would … more
Thirty-eight years ago, Albert (Butch) Guevremont and his brother Ben began Roll-A-Way Disposal. “We started with $10,000 and an old truck that probably shouldn’t have even been on the … more
It could be a giant sculpture with its hundreds of white pillars symmetrically aligned to give passing motorists the impression of a flickering movie. But it’s not. The artist behind the … more
Whatever inspired someone to name 200 acres overlooking Bristol harbor to the north, Mount Hope Bay to the east, Newport and the East Passage to the south and Prudence Island to the west - … more
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