Featured Articles: February 2020

Craft Brew: Local Rock Band The Legendary Brewmasters

By James Gass Many of you might remember me as a naturalist for the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, when I managed Smithfield’s Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge and the Fort Nature Refuge in North Smithfield back in 2000-2004. But I’m also a musician, and there might be some of you who have seen me…

Greenville Public Library celebrates ribbon cutting of new parking lot, traffic pattern

By Brittni Henderson The Greenville Public Library celebrated the completion of its parking lot and traffic pattern project on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Greenville Public Library Trustee President Stephen Cicilline cut the ribbon at the event. Library staff in attendance included Director Dorothy Swain, Assistant Director Cassie Patterson, and several other staff members. Also in…

McCabe Elementary School Receives National Honor From Special Olympics

By Paul Lonardo Last September, Special Olympics named Anna M. McCabe Elementary School a “National Banner School” for its dedication to inclusion, advocacy and respect. McCabe became the first of two elementary schools in the state to receive the distinction and is one of only four schools in the nation to earn the honor of…

Noah Strong is the New Normal for the Antunes

By Jane Fusco Now that he is cancer free, that is exactly what the former cancer patient is attempting as he transitions into a regular routine of going to school, doing homework, playing video games, and attending sports practice. Noah was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma, a fast-growing non-Hodgkin’s cancer of the immune system, on October…

The language of love — the story of two unlikely lovers united by chance

By Brittni Henderson In 2016, after years of failed relationships, heartbreak, and a tainted vision of love, Mikala (Bazinet) Giordano, 30 decided to drop everything to help a friend in need that was living on a military base in Italy. Mikala’s friend was going through a divorce and needed help caring for her young daughter…

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