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Katherine Lucey, founder and CEO of Solar Sister, an organization that is working to solve energy poverty in sub-saharan Africa.

Bristol resident working to end energy poverty, one light at a time

Bristol resident working to end energy poverty, one light at a time

Energy has long been a constant force in Katherine Lucey’s life. Certainly, the mother of five, with children ranging in age from 12 to 25, has needed her share of it — considering she continued her work as a New York City-based investment banker (with energy sector expertise) as her family grew. As the wife


Playing to the home crowd

With a key role in a biopic about a local legend, Rhode Island native Amanda Clayton proves you can come home again Actor Amanda Clayton has been working hard at her craft for more than a decade, but there is little doubt that she’ll look back on 2014 as the year her career began to

Finn Myatt, 9, of Barrington, with copies of "The Barrington Reporter" and "The Weekly Finn."

Young Barrington wordsmith passionate about the press

Hearst. Sulzberger. Graham. Myatt. Well, not yet, perhaps. Finn Myatt, who is, by his account “nine and a quarter, I think, and in that quarter it’s a quarter again, so not ten soon, but soonish,” is a fourth grade student at Hampden Meadows School in Barrington, the son of Tracey and Ted Myatt. Finn loves

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A ‘spectacular’ Halloween

There’s still time to catch the acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo, through Sunday, November 2. Now in its 14th year at the Roger Williams Park Zoo, the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is one of those quintessential why-didn’t-they-have-this-when-I-was-a-kid events that has quickly and firmly established itself as as much of a classic Rhode Island tradition


Looking Up: Lots to see in October’s night sky

October is going to be a busy month for skywatchers, with a total lunar eclipse, a partial solar eclipse, and a near-miss for our friends on Mars all in the offing. Total lunar eclipse Wednesday, Oct. 8   The moon will pass to the north of the center of the shadow, with totality lasting one

Members of the Tinker|Bristol steering committee, (front row, l to r) Andrea Rounds, Fran Chaves, Gina Macdonald, Garry Holmstrom, (back, l to r) Halsey Herreshoff, and Todd Thomas.

Sparking the industrial re-revolution

A group of local visionaries is hatching a plan to reinvigorate Bristol’s great local manufacturing tradition. Meeting in a bright, airy loft space on the Herreshoff property, the epicenter of Bristol’s historic manufacturing tradition, the steering committee behind Tinker|Bristol is busy conceptualizing a plan that, if successful, could not only reenergize innovation and entrepreneurship in