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The caronavirus can't scare Conimicut and Riverview out of celebrating Halloween. Usually the Conimicut Pumpkin Spooktacular is held in the village center with awards going to those with the best carved pumpkins. In addition there are games and treats more
Candy will come flying Harry Olsen, who had 95 years old hasn't slowed down and won't left a pandemic interrupt Halloween, went to work to convert his front door at 71 Grandview Drive into the COVID-safe candy dispenser. First he replaced the glass in more
Autumn marketplace with feel of Gaspee Days It was October, but it could have been Memorial Day weekend in Pawtuxet Park on Saturday as more than 1,000 people - all wearing masks, as best could be seen - turned out for the first Autumn 2020 Outside more
My dad, Petty Officer, 1st Class Arthur C. Prisco (Retired), is a WW II Navy Veteran and honorably served from 1942 to 1946 in the Pacific on the USS Hamlin, a Kenneth Whiting-class seaplane tender. He is 104 years old and still lives at home with my more
Michael Pizzarelli grew up in the neighborhood, sometimes referred to fondly by the locals as simply the Hood. From an early age, Michael discovered his Hood was different from a lot of his friends in elementary school. After all, his more
Edgewood Cheese Shop was just named Best Cheese Shop in Rhode Island by national food magazine, Taste of Home. "e;The Best Cheese Shop in Every State"e; was a listing of the culinary wonders that these top establishments bring to each of the 50 states. more
Indeed, this has been late in coming. It's not the school's fault, but ours. Nonetheless, we wanted to get the fourth quarter at Pilgrim High School in print before schools opens next week. Our apologies and congratulations to the students. GRADE NINE more
Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) kicked off a countdown to the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season this week with the announcement of a new cookie in Warwick and other select areas: Toast-Yay!T, a French toast-inspired more
Rhode Island composers who dream of having the resources to push their craft to the next level have until Sept. 14 to apply for $25,000 fellowships from the Rhode Island Foundation. The grants are considered to be among the largest no-strings-attached more
By JOHN HOWELL "e;See that roof over there?"e; Dave Cesario said, pointing beyond what used to be the Benny's parking lot at Wilde's Corner. Cesario knows the area well. It's where he got started with a fruit and produce stand more than 50 years ago on West more
There was no knowing it was a full moon. Gray threatening clouds filled the sky. There was plenty of wind and there were a few smattering raindrops, but that didn't stop 40 people, mostly women, all properly distanced from one another at more
I set out early, 6:30 in the morning, armed with my straw hat, sunglasses, a bottle of water, and slathered in sunscreen. The day was going to be a scorcher and I planned to beat the heat. Deciding to stick to the shady streets, I zigged more
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