Cleanup effort reunites nurse and patient in Lincoln

LINCOLN – Laid up in a hospital bed, Michael Speidel made a deal with his nurse: If you can get me out of the hospital on time, I’ll meet you at this weekend’s community cleanup event. Speidel had been hospitalized for treatment of diverticulitis (intestinal inflammation) when he struck up a... more

Grammy Award-winner Rawlings ‘proud to have grown up’ in N.S.

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For David Rawlings and his partner, Gillian Welch, their roots in folk music run as strong and deep as the call of the open road. The two have shared the stage with such musical greats as Emmylou Harris and Joan Baez and they often find themselves on the short list of featured... more

Graduation at Caito Field likely despite sinkhole in track

SCITUATE – Caito Field is temporarily closed due to a large sinkhole on the far side of the track, according to Supt. Laurie Andries... more

Commission: We need large investment, better plans for Cumberland parks

CUMBERLAND – This town’s parks and recreation services are understaffed and underfunded, say members of the Parks and Recreation... more

NPHS’s top students Iacobucci, Williams headed to Ivy League

NORTH PROVIDENCE –The top two students at North Providence High School this year are headed to Ivy League universities. Aidan... more