Ponaganset student Leeann Phillips shares her life with Down syndrome

GLOCESTER - When Leeann Phillips, an 18-year-old junior at Ponaganset High School, asked her parents what it was like to have a child with Down syndrome, her mother told her, "You were the baby we were meant to have ... You have completed our family. Your drive and determination makes us proud."... more

Fierce Five 5K will be held April 4 in memory of Shannon Heil

LINCOLN - On Saturday, April 4, Brian Heil, the father of the late Shannon Heil, is planning a 5K road race in Lincoln Woods State Park called the Fierce Five in memory of his daughter. All proceeds will help support the foundation Heil set up called the Fierce For Shannon Foundation. The vision... more
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Almond: involuntary merger of fire districts coming

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LINCOLN - After watching for years as the town's six independent fire districts discussed merging without taking action, Town... more

Commission letter: Charter schools pose 'critical risk' to city finances

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WOONSOCKET - At the final meeting of the Woonsocket Budget Commission, members voted to advise the Rhode Island Department of... more

New director Rebelo envisions a bustling Boys & Girls Club

CUMBERLAND - Gary Rebelo, a man who built his career on an ability to sell, says he's feeling confident about the latest product in... more

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