The Need for Speed

There’s little fame and no money for kids who live to street race. The reward is the adrenaline rush that comes from screaming past the speed limit in fifteen seconds and avoiding the cops.

Outside These Walls

Harsh treatment isn’t reserved solely for prisoners at the state’s Adult Correctional Institute.

Pie in the Sky

While T.F. Green’s neighbors wonder whether their houses will go next, political and economic forces buffet plans to expand the airport.

A Mighty Wind

Special interests want to do them in, but wind farms could save us big money. Let’s ponder that as gas approaches $4.50 a gallon.

The Bugman Cometh

Brace yourself. David Gracer wants you to eat bugs. And his logic has legs: Protein-rich insects one day may be the key to our survival.

Patriotic Party

After being held out of town for far too long, the Fourth of July Ball returned to Bristol with a bang this year. A sell-out crowd donned their finest red, white and blue attire to help raise funds for the Bristol Fourth of July Committee, which plans the town’s month-long patriotic celebration. Revelers enjoyed dinner, dancing and root beer floats under a tent on the picturesque grounds of Blithewold Mansion.

Sunny Side Up

The beachy Dunes Club in Narragansett was an ideal setting for the Groden Network’s Gala by the Sea benefit. Post-dinner, 300 partygoers grooved to a live band and bid on auction items such as a trip to Ireland and signed artwork by actor Anthony Quinn. The event raised $160,000 for the nonprofit, which provides services to more than 800 children and adults with autism and developmental disabilities.

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