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I mowed the lawn Sunday. Well, technically I didn't, because lawns are meant to be grass and this was crabgrass. In a perverse way I was pleased with the outcome. What had been burned brown and yellow by this summer of little rain offered some more
The mountain. It has a name - Mount Wellington, but commonly known as the Sleeping Lion - although its rolling features sculpted by the glaciers make it more of a big hill than a mountain. What rock out-croppings she has are near the crest and hidden by more
By IAN DONNIS Rhode Island's primary election on Tuesday will indicate whether Rhode Islanders want a more progressive General Assembly. The Rhode Island Political Cooperative - whose platform includes issues like a $15 minimum wage, higher taxes on the more
If there wasn't dirt you wouldn't know when something is clean. That may sound like a kid's excuse for not cleaning his room, but our kids have long since left home and keeping things clean is up to us. One job that somehow has always remained mine is more
By CINDY FERA In March when this pandemic started, I was really depressed. It shut down my bed-and-breakfast business and left me feeling isolated and alone. My "e;Walk and Talk"e; at Rocky Point also came to a screeching halt. Luckily, I had my daughter and more
Ollie is looking for answers, but how do you answer when you don't know the question? The first indication that our rescue dog is having trouble with this pandemic came at 2:30 a.m. It was soon after the governor's stay-at-home order of mid-March. more
By IAN DONNIS SEIU1199 NE is waging a new and aggressive campaign against every incumbent facing a primary in the Rhode Island House of Representatives - and the House is in an uproar about it. The situation stems from how a bill to establish minimum more
I spent part of Friday afternoon watching a show sedated and lying down. Well, it was pink flamingo Friday, which makes it perfectly clear. Yet this wasn't a party I impetuously signed up for. In fact, the pink flamingos were a surprise, a very welcome more
What do candles have to do with an economic recovery? The answer is really little to nothing. However, the story of Justin Skory and Cierra Fasulo, who started The Perfect Match Shop candle company in their basement and have sold 10,000 candles since the more
During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities are being asked to reduce close contact between people.  This is called social distancing and it’s a vital strategy to slow the … more
It was a steady hum, like airline jet. The kind of noise that has your mind wandering and can even put you asleep. I was relaxed. I was reclined. The light was soft. All I heard was the whir of the machine beside me. It would be easy to nod off. "Are you more
It's a small craft slightly longer than 12 feet with a full keel, a graceful transom and a pleasantly curving bow. We're not sure of the model - she's been called a Bulldog - but that doesn't really matter. A brass plate just below where the mast meets more
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