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A Rocky Point he never knew, but loves Rocky Point was on the way out before Sean McCarthy was born, but that hasn't stopped him from becoming what could arguably be one of the amusement park's greatest fans. McCarthy has an extensive collection of park more
100 angels The 100 concert goers who died in the Station nightclub fire 16 years ago this Wednesday will be remembered quietly this year as no formal ceremony is planned until the 20th anniversary of the tragedy, Gina Russo, president of the Station Fire more
Northeastern University students named to dean's list Three Warwick residents were recently named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Northeastern University in Boston. In addition to this achieved distinction, they are members of the University more
Special honor Irina V. Diffley of Warwick was among the 22 new members inducted into the Gamma Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu nursing honor society at the Community College of Rhode Island on Jan. 15. Family members were invited to see the more
“The Edgewood Congregational Church, like many mainstream churches of all denominations, is at a crossroads,” I wrote in the Cranston Herald exactly one year ago. A revisioning process was … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY You never know what you'll find on a supply run in post-apocalyptic America. Maybe some dishware, knick-knacks, maybe some food if you're lucky. In the case of Warwick native Nathan Quattrini, what he found was over 1,000 pounds of more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick Fire Department was given approval by the Warwick City Council on Wednesday night to purchase an approximately $700,000 special hazards rescue truck, which will replace the oldest vehicle in their fleet that had logged over more
Ring the security buzzer at most Warwick schools, look up at the camera that you know is focused on you and wait for the squawk on the speaker – “Yes, who’s there?” That doesn’t happen … more
By JOHN HOWELL How do you fit an airplane - not a model, but the real thing - into a classroom? That was only one of the questions Brian Lussier, instructor for the state's only high school avionics program, faced. Before getting an airplane into the more
Proving true the old saying that it’s better to give than to receive, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) collected 1,481 gifts for kids across the state through its Holiday Giving Tree program thanks to … more
Not until Kristen Pearson asked the question did Rolvin Allen consider what he had failed to do in all his 96 years. Allen had told Pearson of his experience as a waist gunner on a B24 during … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Most elementary-aged boys wish for toys, video games or sports memorabilia when Christmas comes around and letters to Santa go out. However, Liam Ebbitt, a fifth grader at Park Elementary School, wanted something quite different... more
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