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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage In Rhode Island

“Getting to know other people is a challenge for all of us wherever we come from,” Bueno agreed. “Learning about the perspectives and life experiences of others is important because it enriches our lives and what we do.”

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From beautiful beaches and stunning cliffside vistas to famous lighthouses, nature trails, and Great Salt Pond, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate the sunshine on Block Island.
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Guide to The 237th Bristol Fourth of July Parade

America’s most patriotic town is once again honoring its Fourth of July tradition that has spanned the course of more than two centuries. Bristol’s 237th annual Military, Civic and Fireman’s parade kicks off its 2.5-mile route at 10:30 am on Monday, July 4th, beginning at the corner of Chestnut Street and Hope Street (Rt....

RIOPC Provides Students A Second Chance at Completing Their College Degree

It’s never too late to give an old dream the good old college try. The Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner (OPC) is offering a second chance to any Rhode Islander who has earned college credits but never completed a degree program. It’s not only a chance for people to go back to college,...
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Maddie Potts Legacy Lives On With New Field House

Former Chariho girls’ soccer standout Maddie Potts would have turned twenty-one on Sunday. In the three-and-a-half years since her passing, friends, family and even strangers continue to celebrate her life. “I hope they remember a girl who gave everything to everyone ahead of herself,” Maddie’s mother, Stephanie Potts said. “Who worked hard every day of...

“Simply Southern New England” Celebrates Local Culture, Business and Charm

From majestic ice castles to backyard winter grilling with Chef Nick Rabar and community spotlights on what makes Southern New England such a special place to live, Simply Southern New England is a new lifestyle program determined to showcase the heart of local business and culture. Even better, the production team looks forward to...
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Rhode Island’s “Rhode To Recovery” Panel Offers Realism, Skepticism and Hope

The Rhode to Recovery: RI Food and Drink debuts on Friday, October 30th on YurView.com and YurView YouTube and can be seen on YurView Cox Channel 4 Wednesdays - 9pm and Saturdays - 2pm. It’s been more than half a year since the Coronavirus put a fork into the concept of business as usual, but it’s...

Panic, Anxiety and COVID-19: Strategies to Help You Handle It

The new COVID-19 existence thrust upon humanity might feel like a screenplay storyline we never imagined happening in real life, but it is here, and it is very real. With this new reality featuring so many unknowns, it's important to balance the overflow of information threatening our physical health with positive strategies on how...

Local Restaurants Keep Bellies and Hearts Full During Coronavirus Crisis

In the wake of COVID-19's unapologetic takeover of everyone's social life, there is comfort – and more importantly, food – providing a sense of normalcy to local families on Aquidneck Island. Newport's Winner Winner and Middletown's Flat Waves Food Shack are not only open for takeout, they're teaming up with the Boys and Girls Club of Newport County to help provide...

“World Lullaby” Connects Loved Ones Separated By The Coronavirus

At a time when the loneliness of social distancing and fear of rising Coronavirus numbers has everyone anxiously staring at their bedroom ceilings in disbelief and confusion, we can take comfort in the community spirit and heartfelt intention behind the song, “World Lullaby," and perhaps get a decent night's sleep. Written by award-winning Italian composer,...