Archive - 2010
WAKEFIELDâ€”Three barbers at Jordanâ€™s New Style snip, clip, and chat on Wakefieldâ€™s Main Street.
The previous barbershop relocated after a flood destroyed what had been a cozy basement spot filled with pool tables and the usual haircut mischief. The shopâ€™s owners decided not to sign a new lease and instead moved to a new spot on Columbia Street.
They left but the barber pole stayed.
Adam Lavelle, 19, grew up in the Chariho region and learned to cut hair with his friends. Heâ€™ll buzz skulls, trim chin spinach, and give you a â€śfreshy.â€ť But donâ€™t be frightened, parents; that is just Adamâ€™s slang for trimming your neck hair. By his senior year of high school he knew it is what he wanted to do with life.
It is a discerning listener who can stomach a bad band.
If you have been morbidly obese for years, are sick of it, frustrated with failed diets, or scared of invasive surgery, you might listen and discern when surgeons at Kent Hospital talk about a good band for your stomach.
NARRAGANSETTâ€”Data is always tricky. It can be manipulated and exaggerated. But recent data it is worth looking into especially considering you are the one paying for the Census.
The U.S. Census Bureau released five-year American Community Survey (ACS) whose estimates and data confirm a persistent housing affordability crisis for Rhode Islanders. HousingWorks RI, a Providence-based non-profit that analyzes housing data, has analyzed data that indicates that Rhode Island is the most housing cost-burdened state in New England.
Itâ€™s that time of year again. The turkey leftovers have quickly disappeared and the break room at work is looking awfully bare without its mountain of Christmas cookies. With the holiday treats and desserts, itâ€™d seem as if you were preparing for hibernation. But as you look down at the numbers on the scale and observe the extra pounds you gained these past couple of months, it seems like the perfect time to join that health fitness club. As New Yearâ€™s approaches, you may decide to make it a resolution to lose weight in the next year. So how do you make your resolution a reality? By staying clear of the follow fitness myths.
KINGSTON â€“ The state's single public university, the University of Rhode Island is seeing the biggest increase in graduate school applications and enrollment in 10 years. The graduate school also learned that two of its doctoral programs rank in the top 10 nationally and a third is ranked in the top 20.
The students at Washington Oak Elementary School have teamed up with members of the Sons of Italy to show their support to troops serving overseas this holiday season.
The students in Jessica Oâ€™Connellâ€™s second grade class at the school worked on creating holiday cards for soldiers serving overseas as a classroom project. Oâ€™Connell instructed the children on card making strategies and discussed with them possibilities for inscriptions.
Under their teacherâ€™s guidance, the students each made a card to send to the soldiers serving overseas this holiday season.
WESTERLY -- On Jan. 1, 2011 the brave, daring WARM Shelter supporters will gather at the Andrea Hotel in Misquamicut Beach and dive into the icy Atlantic to raise funds for WARM in its efforts toward ending hunger and providing shelter for people in the community experiencing homelessness.