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By LAURA WEICK The author of a book on the Station nightclub fire asked readers to consider all angles of the tragedy during a discussion hosted by the Cranston Public Library Saturday afternoon. Scott James, the author of "Trial by Fire: A New more
A few weeks ago, I talked about martial pistols and the progression of firing mechanisms from the late-18th century to the mid-19th century. While the basics of the guns were the same, a lock, stock, … more
WaterFire highlights sculptor's work WaterFire Providence presents "Down to Earth: Robert Rohm Sculpture, 1963-2013," an exhibition spanning 50 years of work by sculptor Robert Rohm. This exhibition at the WaterFire Arts Center will run through Sunday, more
A 28-year old woman who had been staying with an acquaintance at Les Chateaux apartments has been charged with setting the early-morning fire in a lower level storage area that displaced 60 tenants on Feb. 13. Capt. Ryan Sornberger of the Warwick Police more
By ARDEN BASTIA Faculty and students at Sherman Elementary School are planning a week of memorial events to honor Shaylyn Schoonmaker, a beloved school employee who was the victim of a house fire last Thursday. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of more
On the night of Sunday, Feb. 21 residents of the Cranberry Pond Apartments Building B were evacuated due to a kitchen fire in one of the units. The Warwick Fire Department responded to the scene and was able to put out the fire before it damaged any more
By JOHN HOWELL The fire at Les Chateaux apartments brought tenants together in a way they never imagined, but now it appears what they gained they won't be able to keep. As Shirley Jeffreys, Angela Bailey, Al and Arline Caldarone and Mary DerManoueilian more
On Saturday, February 20th the 18th Anniversary of the Station Nightclub fire, RIPBS will air '41', the documentary about Nick O'Neill, the youngest person to pass in the fourth largest nightclub fire in U.S. history. The award winning '41' will be aired more
By JOHN HOWELL Power Kanga and Mike Brouillard don't think of themselves as heroes, but Cynthia Springer knows otherwise. The three were residents of Les Chateau apartments until shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday, when fire forced them to leave. Everyone more
By ARDEN BASTIA Shawn Finnigan works full time at Electric Boat, but he is branching out into the food business with his newest project: Hook n Ladder Pizza Company. Finnigan of Greenwood is in the process of converting a fire truck into a mobile pizza more
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