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Featured Articles: June 2017

Esmond Blankets

By Shannon McLoud During the month of June, The Smith-Appleby House will be hosting the “History of the Esmond Mills Display”, a personal collection of local resident Sandra Achille. Achille became interested in all things Esmond Mills for almost 18 years now after she moved into one of the original mill homes. A postcard with…

Local Researchers Continue the Race Against Alzheimer’s Disease

By Patti Shaffer Did you know that every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease and that more than 5 million people of all ages are living with this disease?? Unless a cure is found, more than 28 million baby boomers will have Alzheimer’s disease by 2050. Did you also know that…

Smithfield Equestrian Takes the Rein All the Way To Nationals

By Kendra Gravelle After years of dedication to the sport, Karleigh Lamoureux, a sophomore at Smithfield High School, took her skills as an equestrian all the way to Virginia, where she competed for a blue ribbon on a national scale. The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) features a series of competitions, with equestrians competing locally to…

Spinning Dreams into Gold Making Kentucky Derby Trophy

By Marilyn Busch Susanne Blackinton will tell you that the Kentucky Derby has been a part of her life for what seems like forever. “I remember as a little girl, waking up to a little horse toy after my parents came back from the Derby,” she says, “I always recognized the grandness of the event.”…

Take a Step Back to a Simpler Time at Spring Lake Beach and Arcade

By Marilyn Busch When it comes to summer in Rhode Island, many of us dutifully make the hour-long trek down Route 95S to join the tourists that have gathered en mass at the crowded Newport and Narragansett beaches. I have been part of this pilgrimage out of the city for years – and lived through…

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