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It's not a nightmare I would wish on anyone. Carol called with the news that the clothes washer had stopped after completing the wash cycle. It just died. She had moved the dial to the rinse and spin. Nothing. She rotated the dial between the different more
A Cox technician in Kansas finally provided me with the answer why I'm clueless when it comes to my cell phone, or to most technological things for that matter. I have last Wednesday's brief but severe storm to thank for that. There had been sporadic more
Who needs a cell phone when you have a paddleboard? That thought crossed my mind when I spotted the black sailboat off shore in front of the house Sunday afternoon. It had visited many times and usually on days like this. It was perfect fall weather, more
As the week began, it was unclear how Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini will come down on a motion that could scramble expectations for Rhode Island's most anticipated political trial of the year. The motion, filed last week by Jeff Britt's lawyer, more
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock . I had almost dialed out the sound but there it was. Ted switched on the hazards 30 minutes earlier after we joined the stream of traffic on the New York Thruway. The colorful fall foliage unfolded ever so slowly in front more
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
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