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  1. 41st swim a wash, but Save the Bay hopes to reach goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 |

    After months of preparation and coordination, the 41st annual Save the Bay Swim was canceled Saturday due to unsafe weather conditions.


  2. Train ridership up following first week of free serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 |

    It sometimes pays to make things free. A week after launching free train service from Wickford and Warwick to Providence as a means of building transit awareness, the average daily ridership rose almost 30 percent, going from 240 riders to 310, according to Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director of Communications, Lisbeth Pettengill.


  3. Five Rhode Islanders pen R.I. WWII historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 |

    And that the Cranston Arms Corporation manufactured Johnson semiautomatic rifles and machine guns for the Marine Corps and the Dutch Army? These are two of many ways that our small state participated in the war effort, told in a fascinating book written by five Rhode Island historians, telling of Rhode Island's important contributions to World War ... (more)


  4. NEFL drops opener to ColletteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 |

    NEFL couldn't get its offense going in its American Senior Legion opener against Collette Post 10 at the University of Rhode Island on Thursday evening, striking out 13 times and recording just three hits in a 4-1 defeat.


  5. RI Commerce: wieners out, beer inRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 |

    What's more Rhode Island than wieners and coffee milk? Well, what about Del's and Kenyon Corn Meal clam cakes? All four have been staples at the Rhode Island pavilion at the Big E on the Eastern States Exposition grounds that open Sept.


  6. Wagner assess, starts to shake up school sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 |

    After nearly two years of listening to Rhode Islanders and learning the ropes, Commissioner of Education Ken Wagner is changing the game and among other changes, issuing an open challenge to CCRI.


  7. Noel & Middendorf: RI giants of job creationRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 |

    This year 650 welders and other skilled trade workers will be hired for the submarine hull fabrication facility at Quonset Point.


  8. Kristen E. Cambio engaged to Trevor P. LefebvreRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 |

    The future bride is the daughter of Robert P. Cambio and Janet M. Enos of Cranston.


  9. Hope Man is the Ocean State's own superheroRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 |

    Making his rounds at schools, hospitals and charity events, Hope Man has been making his rounds across Rhode Island.


  10. Where was the bite in 2016? And, where will it be in 2017?Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 |

    The 2016 season kicked off with a very strong spring striped bass migration. Many said the striped bass in northern waters were larger and more plentiful than they have been for a few years.


  11. Classifying the guys: Forks, Knives, and Spoons is simply 'delectable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 |

    When Leah DeCesare left for college, her father educated her on the three "types" of men she'd encounter; forks, knives, and spoons.


  12. Reinvented Coming to Rhode Island exhibit pens at Providence Children's MuseumRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 |

    Providence Children's Museum introduces a playfully reimagined version of its popular Coming to Rhode Island exhibit, which offers an interactive, time-traveling exploration of stories of the state's history of immigration.


  13. Ryan Patrick QuirkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 |

    Ryan Patrick Quirk, 38, of Warwick, passed away peacefully with his mother, Barbara, by his side on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


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