New Lippitt Estates resident takes initiative, builds sign

CUMBERLAND – It’s easy to see an issue and complain about it, but it takes a far greater personal investment to find its solution and run with it. Sam Sheets is the classic example of someone who decided, even on a small scale, to be the change he wanted to see in the world. After moving with his... more

Area trails will receive grant-funded upgrades

SMITHFIELD – Hikers will enjoy more educational kiosks and trail markings at several trails in Smithfield thanks to a $33,500 grant from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Protection, says Land Trust Chairman Paul Harrison. Similar grant-funded improvements are also planned in Scituate,... more

Face mask debate heating up as September approaches

With more than a month to go until the official start of school, local districts are already grappling with whether or not students... more

Quinnville residents: Cullen flooding caused huge damage

LINCOLN – John Zachary Fenner said his father often made the offhand comment that if the Whipple-Cullen farmland was ever developed... more

Board sets meeting on incidents at three establishments

PAWTUCKET – July was a new month but the same story in downtown Pawtucket and surrounding area, where police say late-night... more