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Recently, I have been researching statistics about World War II vets. In talking with the VA Hospital in Providence, there is a rumor swirling about that my mom and stepdad may be the last surviving … more
Like the swallows to Capistrano, the old cars have returned to the perennially popular cruise nights that turn up in the parking lots of businesses the minute warm weather is here. Last Friday, as … more
Imagine how long it takes to get to Newport. A half hour? An hour with traffic? What if it took 20? For Trent Theroux, it will take between 18 and 20 hours to swim “Back to Newport.” In an … more
Every story needs a good villain and 243 years ago the British dropped a big one on us. His name was Dudingston. His job? Preventing piracy on Narragansett Bay, or, in layman’s terms, shaking … more
“Sam and Mattie’s Teen Zombie Movie” – which director Bobby Carnevale describes as the next cult classic – will have some familiar faces and locations throughout. The movie, which just … more
For the past 40 years, Ken DeCosta has been investigating unusual phenomena and things that can’t always be explained. When he was about nine or 10, he developed a fascination with the … more
Jeff Goldstein loves cars. They have intrigued him as long as he can remember. Jeff also loves research, the pursuit of information. And even better, he loves the hunt. His latest quest puts … more
When Dr. David Lowe snaps a photograph, he’s looking to share something he believes we all seek – peace. And he finds peace throughout Rhode Island, in places that are familiar to many of us. … more
The 23rd anniversary of the Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show, featuring some of the finest aerial and aircraft displays in the state, is set to take off this weekend. Tens of … more
John Jackson long ago lost track of how many times he’s walked the halls of Bishop Hendricken High School. When the school’s 2015-2016 academic year began in late August, it marked the 40th year … more
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