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By KELLY SULLIVAN On Sept. 6, 1915, someone in Rhode Island got away with murder. Willis Sidney Knowles was a native of Ohio who immersed himself in law studies before removing to Rhode Island. Here, he served as judge of the Eighth District Court. more
By DON FOWLER The Providence Performing Arts Center opened the year with a two-week run of "e;Beauty and the Beast."e; The Cider House Rules was the first good movie of 2000. It starred Tobey Maguire, Michael Caine and Charlize Theron. Magnolia starred John more
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At the movies With only a terrible teen horror flick opening this weekend, we've got a week off. We watched the Golden Globes even though we don't care for award shows, believing that great performances should be awarded on their own merit. Taking a look more
By KELLY SULLIVAN Nancy Elizabeth Prophet was born on March 19, 1890, in Warwick, Rhode Island, to an African American mother and a father who hailed from the Narragansett Tribe. She grew up in Providence, her family eventually landing on Mitchell Street more
By DON FOWLER Emily Diggle, a senior at Warwick's Pilgrim High School, sat with 35 other members of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra in the Vets Auditorium Green Room eating pizza and cookies. The talented students had just finished more
By KELLY SULLIVAN Early in the evening of Jan. 10, 1891, Mary (Owen) Cady sat in her dining room. Across the room, her 41-year-old stepson Ezra sat in a rocking chair. Mary's husband, Ezra Sr., had died in 1885; the former president of the Warwick more
By KELLY SULLIVAN Ellanor Francis (Budlong) Wilcox decided to set out on a short trip with her mother and son on July 25, 1904. The 35-year-old dressmaker, who had married Frederick Bacon Wilcox on Oct. 9, 1894, and divorced a few years after, was living more
Cranston resident Dave Laros has a lot going on with music. He's the frontman and pianist for the Providence post-apocalyptic rock act Blackletter. He performs all over the Northeast and sometimes beyond as part of various dueling pianos more
I am one of the "e;older folks"e; who has daydreamed about the year 2020 and had the cartoon "e;The Jetsons"e; as a template. How much of that has come to fruition? People do talk on videophones, and with the commercial push for the Grandpad, it is easier than more
The world seems to get a little kinder and gentler around the Christmas holidays – not just for Christians, but throughout the world.Walk through a mall in many Middle East countries in … more
Grab your mouse ears and get ready for a worldwide party as Disney On Ice presents Celebrate Memories comes to the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence December 26 through 29. Produced by Feld Entertainment Inc., this production will inspire families to more
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