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Middle school gets $1.6million auditorium upgrade

Middle school gets $1.6million auditorium upgrade

Anyone who spent time in the Kickemuit Middle School knows what a dark, hot place the old auditorium was — but no more. When students arrive back to school this Wednesday, they will be greeted to a state-of-the-artauditorium, paid for mostly with more than $1.2 million in state funds. Workers spent the spring and summer


Anti-sexism activist in Bristol

Anti-sexism activist Jackson Katz challenges men and women to confront attitudes about American manhood and gender violence and offers solutions from his “bystander approach” to create cultural change to stem violence against women, with his presentation “More Than a Few Good Men: American Manhood and Violence Against Women.” Katz’s presentation will be followed by roundtable


Warren firefighters pluck bird from tree

What goes up must eventually come down. But a bird, of all creatures, needed a helping hand getting down from a tall tree on Fatima Drive last week, and the Fire Department, bucket tuck in tow, was there to help. Linwood Road resident Mary Grey was sitting around the house last Monday when Jessie, her

Lydia Simao Benevides, Bristol

Lydia Simao Benevides, loving wife of the late August Benevides and daughter of Manuel and Emilia Simao, passed away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at home in Redlands, Calif. She was formerly of Bristol, and St. Helena, Calif. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Helena Catholic Church

Andrew Rhyne of Roger Williams University shows Audubon's Anne DiMonti the rough size of the juvenile scup that are being raised for the renovated aquariums at Audubon's Environmental Education Center in Bristol.

Collaboration between Audubon, university, brings aquarium infrastructure into the 21st century

The aquariums that are quite literally at the heart of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s Environmental Education Center in Bristol have enjoyed quite a makeover, thanks to a years-in-the-making collaboration between the center and faculty and students from Roger Williams University’s Marine Sciences department. According to center director Anne DiMonti, it’s a collaboration that


Farmhouse Storytime at Coggeshall

Bring the little ones and find a spot on our blanket for read-aloud stories in the open air or in our cozy farmhouse. After Storytime, you can help us harvest fresh heirloom vegetables for the East Bay Food Pantry, carrying on an age-old tradition of neighbors helping neighbors. WHERE: Coggeshall Farm Museum, 1 Colt Drive,