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As a first-time author, Lauren Ruggiano has found a new way to channel her voice. Chris Woodhouse, meanwhile, has used his skills as an illustrator to bring her words to life visually. The two … more
As Nicole Johnson-Morais puts it, Oakland Beach’s local chapter of TOPS “is full of losers.” But don’t worry, she means that in the best way. Oakland Beach Chapter 44 of … more
After being postponed a year, local historian Ann Eckert Brown has finally opened her exhibit at the Warwick Public Library, sharing the history and techniques of wall stenciling as a form of … more
For Christella Merveille, the Miss Rhode Island USA pageant represents a second chance. “Depression really takes away from your energy,” she said, “[and] when I was at URI, I … more
The National Art Honor Society at Cranston High School East recently completed a project that touches children without families on the other side of the world. Jill Cyr, visual arts program … more
Big Shang the Prussian Giant, a former circus freak, was a Johnston pimp and booze peddler until he heard the word of God. He sold women and rum to travelers who passed by his 2737 Hartford Ave. … more
Lucas “Luc” Maguire spends a lot of time in his Johnston backyard. He loves both the stars and photography. One day, he decided to combine his passions. “Ever since I can … more
Marie Ahlert and her husband, Rick, both love the water and boating. But she had no idea what he was talking about when he said he wanted to do the loop. Rick gave the simple explanation: … more
Rhode Islanders have never been so ready for summer. More than a year after the pandemic shutdown, a return to “normal” life has largely, finally, arrived. Most COVID-related business … more
Meg Sullivan, a fresh-faced journalism school graduate, has just arrived at her first job in the business – crime reporter for a small-town daily in the imagined town of West Wicklow, Rhode … more
Tyler Rose, founder and owner of CleanCo 401, has taken his passion and love for collecting sneakers and turned it into a thriving business. The sneaker culture came to be in the 1980s with the … more
When does a simple walk through the woods become something more? Perhaps you come across an interesting plant with a unique flower that you’ve never seen before. Maybe you catch a glimpse of … more
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