Snapshot: Foster Fowl at Frerichs Farm in Warren

An abandoned baby peacock found a home under the wing of a chicken at Frerichs Farm.

Photograph by Meaghan Susi In all his years raising peafowl, Warren farmer David Frerichs had never seen a mother refuse to sit — until 2020, when a rare white peahen laid her eggs outside of her nest box and walked away. Frerichs tried to do right by the clutch. He placed them in the nest box, but the peahen sat…

Snapshot: Gansett Rocks

Two self-taught artists are leaving hand-painted rocks for passersby on Narragansett beaches.

“The both of us just wanted to spread kindness and happiness with the hope that others will then pay it forward.”