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By PETE FONTAINE One of the state's most historic non-profits - the Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus - has two missions for this Sunday's annual Fire Truck Show. First, there will be many, many fire apparatus from yesteryear on display at more
Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee, along with Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos made the trip to Johnston High School to provide the state with its weekly COVID-19 update on Wednesday afternoon. In collaboration … more
The apples are fat and ready for plucking. The vendors are stocked and ready for selling. Are you hungry and ready for stuffing? The annual harvest season has arrived. And with the end of … more
Non-stop landscapers As soon as Minnie's Goat Coach pulled up to a vacant lot on Terrace Avenue in Conimicut, its 17 four-legged riders went to work munching just about everything they could sink their teeth into. Wayne Pitman, who lives on the bus with more
By ROB DUGUAY As the end of summer gets closer and closer, the festivities start to settle down. It becomes too cold to go to the beach, elements such as rain, wind, snow or a combination of the three can ruin an afternoon hike, and outdoor activities as more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and The Washington Trust Company present the    33rd annual Apple Festival on Saturday, Sept. 11 and Sunday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 … more
The Johnston Market Basket will open its doors to the general public for the first time at 7 a.m., Friday, Aug. 20. The store chain hired more than 400 new employees to staff the store on Hartford … more
By LINDA HUGHES This past week, nine students with disabilities participated in a program designed to ease their transition to adulthood. Mireille Sayaf, the new Executive Director of the Ocean State Center for Independent Living, recently established more
The Community College of Rhode Island is reopening its free Dental Hygiene Clinics to the public for the fall 2021 semester beginning Sept. 1. Held at CCRI's Flanagan Campus in Lincoln, the Dental Hygiene Clinic is a learning environment for dental more
By JARED GUSTAFSON The Rhode Island Youth Theatre is back and in person. Auditions for "A Midsummer Night's Dream," which will be staged Friday, Aug. 13, at Toll Gate High School, were held Monday at the school. After a year and a half hiatus due to more
Will developers build an Amazon in the jungles of Johnston? The timeline has yet to be settled, but Johnston’s mayor expects details will soon emerge. “I don’t know the date … more
Boaters know Jeff Jeff English, who only recently retired from running the Warwick Cove Marina fuel dock for 27 years, was in for a surprise last Thursday during a ceremonial ribbon cutting at Fairwinds Marina in Oakland Beach. Joe McGrady, who bought more
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