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SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: The tractor stalled, but Sally hasn’t
The tractor broke down, but Sally Hicks is still kicking. Primed for her fast approaching 83rd birthday, the Providence city girl …
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Johnston Ocean State Job Lot’s empty roof now full of energy potential
Ocean State Job Lot had a big empty roof. In fact, the store chain has 147 big empty roofs in New England. Following a …
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Lima: 'It's a misuse of taxpayer dollars'
Deputy House Speaker Charlene Lima (Dist. 14 – Cranston, Providence) came out in sharp criticism this week of the …
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In an effort to support Rhode Island’s fishing industry, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline recently announced that the U.S. …
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Collectibles: Forgotten History Hanging on the Wall

From time to time I am asked to visit local historical societies to help them identify artifacts in their collections. It’s always fun seeing what’s out there and learning from it. I have …

Hope Anchor gets dark & amplified at Askew

By ROB DUGUAY They say that good guys wear black and in the music industry, the same can be said for a ton of bands. Rock & roll has always been associated with the leather jacket for decades …

Celebrating the season, new playground equipment in Pontiac

The Pontiac Village Association will celebrate the installation of new playground equipment Saturday at the village park with a ribbon cutting followed by hot chocolate, cookies and coffee in the …

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Spinning for a cause Mayor Frank Picozzi along with a group from City Hall got a workout Sunday morning at Infinity Fitness on Post Road to kickoff trainer and owner Jennifer Mello’s …

Obituaries
James J. Boucher
James J. Boucher, age 61, of Warwick, passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021, at Kent Hospital in Warwick.  He was the husband …
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John J. Fahey
John J. “Jack” Fahey, age 86, of Warwick, passed away at home on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Born in East Providence, the …
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Joanne Moorehead
Joanne Moorehead, 64, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at Kent Hospital. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late …
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EDITORIAL

A common thread of darkness has suspended over the country in recent years, highlighted by tangible health concerns due to COVID-19 and more abstract fears related to our growing sense of ideological division within our states, smaller communities and

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