PROVIDENCE â€“ The House of Representatives whizzed through large piles of bills at a furious rate Friday as they look to close the books on this legislative year on Tuesday.
Among the highlights of Fridayâ€™s session was the passage of the measure to designate calamari, a dish made from squid, as the stateâ€™s official appetizer.
CUMBERLAND â€” The Summer Reading Program held at the public library got off to a great start on Thursday, June 27, when a â€śMad Scientistâ€ť amazed an audience of children with her presentation on the Earthâ€™s composition and the scientific method.
â€śCyclone Cindyâ€ť Brunelle captured the childrenâ€™s attention with demonstrations of geysers, volcanoes, inertia, and much more.
The young scientists even got to take home small rocks and minerals as tokens of their experiences.
PAWTUCKETâ€”As U.S. Sen. Jack Reed noted, thanks to a federal grant, the city has gained 21 newly-trained firefighters â€śto go where we won't go ... go to the dangerous places to protect us.â€ť