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Heaven, Earth and a full Strawberry Moon; Summer Solstice

Heaven, Earth and a full Strawberry Moon; Summer Solstice

The 2016 Summer Solstice is upon us, bringing with it a promise of the longest day, shorter nights and this year – a full Strawberry Moon. Monday’s Solstice summons significant astrological awareness as pagan lore holds the June Solstice out as celebration of the marriage between Heaven and Earth. The full Strawberry Moon has not come […]

Newport Named Sole North American Port of Call, 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Sets Sail on the City by the Sea

Newport Named Sole North American Port of Call, 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Sets Sail on the City by the Sea

2018 V0lvo Ocean Race Sets Sail for the City by the Sea NEWPORT, RI – The Volvo Ocean Race, the marathon offshore sailing contest that pits the world’s most esteemed sailors against its oceans, time and elements is making a return trip to Newport in 2018. Announcing the City by the Sea stopover in Providence, Volvo Ocean […]

UFD Recognizes Distinguished Service by Firefighters

UFD Recognizes Distinguished Service by Firefighters

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Union Fire District of South Kingstown held its annual awards night earlier this month at South Kingstown High School. Special recognition was paid to Retired Captain Hilding T. Munson who was honored with the Distinguished Service Award. Munson was presented with a bronze–plated pickhead axe for his 54 years of service with […]

Raimondo Responds to NWS Coastal Blizzard Warnings

Raimondo Responds to NWS Coastal Blizzard Warnings

Statewide – Governor Gina Raimondo, less than one month into her first term at the helm in Rhode Island responded over the weekend to the National Weather Service (NWS) coastal blizzard warnings for the state, calling for a crippling and severe storm event extending from late Monday into Wednesday morning. “The National Weather Service has […]

Raimondo to be Sworn as First Woman Governor of RI

Raimondo to be Sworn as First Woman Governor of RI

Providence – Gina Raimondo will be sworn as the first female governor of the State of Rhode Island in a ceremony to be held on the South Portico of the Statehouse at noon. The inaugural ceremonies are slated to begin with a mass at St. Raymond’s Church on North Main Street, followed by a traditional […]

Hillary Clinton and Raimondo Team up on Friday

Hillary Clinton and Raimondo Team up on Friday

Providence – Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled for a visit to Rhode Island on Friday in support of Democrat Gina Raimondo’s bid for top spot as Governor of Rhode Island. In a release on Friday, Raimondo’s camp announced that former First Lady and Secretary of State Clinton will join Raimondo to campaign at the Rhode Island College […]

Sunset Paddle Out to Honor Mama C

Sunset Paddle Out to Honor Mama C

Narragansett – In honor of the late Janice Causey, aka Mama C, a sunset paddle will be held at Narragansett Town Beach at 5:00 pm on Sunday. Choosing one of her favorite spots, the family and local surf community will honor Mama C’s wonderful life and contributions to the community. The paddle ceremony, a Hawaiian surf tradition, […]