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A Heart- and Hand-warming Story with Children’s Friend

Denise Fitzgerald repurposes wool yarn from sweaters and makes them into mittens with proceeds benefiting Children's Friend.

Mittens made by Denise Fitzgerald. It’s that time of year again where your nose turns red and your fingers freeze; winter has arrived! It’s time to get out your old gloves, if you can even find a matching pair. Enter Denise Fitzgerald, who for the past ten years has sold her own handmade wool mittens to help the Children’s Friend…

6 Local Book Clubs You Can Join

Many bookstores and venues host their own book clubs to keep you busy in the colder months.

Riffraff’s monthly book club selects books based on rotational themes each season, and this fall’s theme is “women in translation.”

Remembering Ann Conway

Longtime local TV anchor Ann Conway has died

Ann was featured on Rhode Island Monthly’s first cover in May 1988 along with other local TV anchors and later became a communications consultant.

Five Can’t-Miss Events this Week in Rhode Island

See Wickford Village aglow, sip scotch at Lippitt House Museum, create a gingerbread house masterpiece and more fun things to do in Rhode Island from December 5-11.

See Wickford Village aglow, sip scotch at Lippitt House Museum, create a gingerbread house masterpiece and more fun things to do in Rhode Island from December 5-11.

12 Local Charities to Help Support for #GivingTuesday

Donate to one, or donate to all: here are just some of the local nonprofits and organizations that need your help today and every day.

Today is Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is meant to inspire people to improve and take part in meaningful giving to communities, and counteract the consumer madness that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here are some local charities that could use your help this holiday season and all year long. These are just a handful of local charities in alphabetical…