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I went through a washing machine. Well, actually it was an MRI, but it could have been a washing machine. I share the experience because those familiar with the machine will hopefully get a … more
During this season where the gifts we receive and provide to others contributes towards a feeling of general gratitude and merriment, it seems appropriate to cast a light on an organization working … more
The question had me thinking: “Is there a teacher who has impacted your life and have you thought to tell them what it’s meant to you?” I’m not talking about a parent, … more
Our story this week highlighting a conference held by the New England Donor Services left us with a couple of resounding thoughts, but the biggest takeaway was that Rhode Islanders should not be … more
“I love that church. Too bad, it doesn’t look like it’s being used anymore.” As we were driving West Shore Road, I knew immediately what Carol was talking about; one of … more
Warning: This is another column about dogs. I know I’ve written a lot about canines over the last two weeks: a story featuring Hillary Gillinder of Rhody Home Adopt who has fostered 250 … more
There was something somberly fitting about the inconsistency among various government and private entities regarding when to observe the most recent Veterans’ Day, which fell on a Saturday this … more
In the midst of multiple, overlapping crises that often result in the loss of housing for at-risk individuals, we are grateful to be able to report on organizations like the House of Hope, which shed … more
I can’t bear throwing away good stuff even when its useful time is nearing an end. Such is the case with our pool cover. It’s been showing its age for the last eight years if not … more
Plymouth Mass. has a rock and we have Rocky Point. They have the Mayflower, albeit a copy of the original, and we had the HMS Gaspee until we burned it. Yet we have a lot more in common, as we … more
This week we took a look at the recent announcement that the Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation would be putting aside $500,000 per year to provide annual funding to each of its 205 Leadership Schools … more
While the newly released results of the most recent batch of RICAS test data isn’t exactly a cause for celebration, they at least provide some hope that we are getting our kids back on a … more
As humans and particularly as journalists, we often try to look for slivers of light in the darkest of times to insulate ourselves against the negative emotions that can result from observing and … more
“Are there hidden cameras somewhere, is this some sort of TV show?” My surprise must have convinced the woman leaning on her carriage checking her shopping list that, indeed, I was … more
As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Such appears to finally be the case with New England’s most beloved and winningest team, the Patriots. Yes, after two decades of … more
A recent story in the “Wall Street Journal” chronicled the use of artificial intelligence in a new dating app. Users snap a photo of their face — that’s it — and the AI … more
National and local government health agencies are in the midst of a renewed campaign to emphasize the importance of getting the newest batch of vaccines developed to protect individuals against the … more
“Time to return the milk and bread,” said “Arizona Pete” as he and his wife Wendy walked the dock at Pleasure Marina in Oakland Beach Friday afternoon. They were headed to the … more
Much of the mayor’s posts last week pertained to the Traveling Vietnam Wall. We selected this post to feature: Sept. 9 This photo was just sent to me, and it says it all. This man … more
Another anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks has come and gone; this year commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the deadliest terror attack in American history. There has never … more
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