News

Where Santa 'reins'

A village Christmas Organized by the Friends of Pawtuxet Village, village merchants greeted shopping strollers Saturday while children got to ride through the streets on a horse-drawn wagon accompanied by Santa. The event included book readings, singing,
Sports

Pats and Titans ready for Thanksgiving showdown; Hawks to meet Rams again

On every Thanksgiving since 1972, the Bishop Hendricken and Toll Gate football teams have squared off on the gridiron, but that won't be the case this year. Hendricken will be idle for the first time since 1971 as the Titans
Police Logs

Police Log

JEWELRY HEIST According to a Warwick Police Department Facebook post on November 22, officers are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspected jewelry thief. According to their post, on November 18 sometime between 10 and 10:30 a.m., a
Entertainment

That’s entertainment: Twenty years ago

Cranston’s Lynne Collinson starred in Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers at City Nights Dinner Theatre in Pawtucket. Puppeteer Shari Lewis played PPAC with her new stage show, “Shari Lewis and …

4th Annual Rhode Island Author Expo in Cranston Saturday

By MERI R. KENNEDY The Association of Rhode Island Authors (ARIA) holds their 4th Annual Rhode Island Author Expo on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. This year, the expo will feature a record 130 published
Opinion

Housing market heats up

It's heating up, which looks to be a good thing unless things get too hot. We're not talking about the weather, although, so far, we've only had a few days that could be classified as bone chilling. Temperatures are rising in the housing market,

Abiding by those premonitions

Have you had the feeling you're about to get stopped by a cop? It happened to me Friday on Route 88 in upstate New York. The four-lane highway cuts across rolling hills of farm and woodlands. It's a wide highway with a divider of fields dotted with
Lifestyles

Everyone walks away laughing

Local comedians Mike Murray and Bill Simas have laughed their comedy night fundraising venture, Funny 4 Funds, right into the Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame. And thanks to their efforts during …
Last Week's News

‘Most devastating day’ brings community blessings

For Debbie Thornton Sunday, Nov. 13 was the “most devastating day” of her life. Yet, in another way it was the best day and, in a respect she never dreamed possible, it has renewed her faith in …