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By PAM SCHIFF In 1915, Babe Ruth hit his first career home run. Women were not allowed to vote, and there were still living Civil War veterans. A lot has changed since then, but turning 100 is … more
The appearance of a crane to the former Apponaug Mill water tower last week had some people wondering if the village landmark would soon be dismantled to make room for the Apponaug bypass. The tower … more
A day for the beach [Photo gallery]
Dozens of people packed their blankets and picnic lunches and headed to Oakland Beach to beat the heat. Three lifeguards watched over beachgoers clad in bright bikinis and board shorts. Though some … more
It was windy and the first of Hurricane Sandy’s sprinkles filled the air, but that couldn’t stop ghosts, goblins and yes, a few angels, from gathering Sunday afternoon for the traditional … more
It’s been six years since the House of Hope CDC took over running Harrington Hall, and finally Jean Johnson’s vision for the state’s largest men’s homeless shelter is coming to … more
Last week’s record $1.5 billion PowerBall jackpot may be not have been won by a Rhode Islander, but a few Ocean State residents did hit it big. Two $1 million tickets were sold – one at Colbea … more
Trees by the truckload [Photo gallery]
The Christmas season is here and so are the trees fresh from Maine. This delivery from Bangor arrived early Friday morning to the stand that has been operating for the past 28 years from the … more
In 1955 the final class graduated from Aldrich High School before the school became a junior high. Now, as Aldrich enters its final year, the class of 1955 celebrates their 60th and final reunion. … more
At the request of Jim Purcell, commissioner of Postsecondary Education, the Department of Administration Bureau of Audits commenced an audit yesterday of Rhode Island College’s financial management … more
By JOHN HOWELL When the snow starts flying, motorists can expect to see 13 more state plows on the road and can rest assured they won’t run short on salt anytime soon. To underscore that the … more
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