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NATIONAL CHAMP: Bill Nixon, 85, was recently …
Most competitive skiers start out in the sport at a young age, but Bill Nixon’s path was a bit different. Nixon, of Warwick, started skiing at the age of 30 and, after getting better and better … more
On June 13 people will be walking in City Park to fight the number one cancer killer of women: lung cancer. According to the American Lung Association, less than one percent of women polled knew … more
One can easily forget just how dramatically the place of smoking in our society has changed in a relatively short timeframe. Popular culture provides some reminders of how ubiquitous the habit … more
THE CITY IS GOING TO TEAR IT DOWN: After years of …
A single strategy, such as increasing fines to $1,000 a day, may not answer all of the problems the city encounters with abandoned and foreclosed homes. But while an ad hoc committee studying the … more
By CAPT. HOWARD McVAY JR. Rhode Island ’s deep-water ports are a uniquely valuable economic resource, but are underdeveloped and underutilized. Despite the information gathered from nearly … more
The former governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Davenport Chafee, announced this past week he had formed an exploratory committee in order to seek the Democratic nomination for president of the United … more
Last week, in a Providence courtroom, an agreement was formally announced that would settle the majority of legal challenges to the state’s landmark 2011 pension reform law and other pension system … more
NOW IN WARWICK: Surrounded by SESA employees and …
Mayor Scott Avedisian found another “sign” that the economy is improving and that Warwick is the place for business development and growth. Actually, it was Phil Perult who picked up on the … more
Rhode Islanders woke up to some sad and unexpected news Monday. Jim Skeffington, a highly influential local figure who recently became co-owner and president of the Pawtucket Red Sox, died Sunday … more
PARK PLAN: An architect’s rendering of the …
Not all that long ago, Station nightclub fire survivor Gina Russo questioned when, if ever, a memorial would be built on the site where 100 people lost their lives in one of the worst fire tragedies … more
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