Family mementos and memories. For many of us they’re vitally important – and full of vitality, keeping loved ones near to our hearts, especially once they’re no longer with us. Precious trinkets, heirlooms, one-of-a-kind photographs, this is the stuff that binds us to the people we care about. The novelist Saul Bellow once wrote, “Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.” And as we hear from Reed Caster in this encore essay, profound connections are sometimes forged from the most modest inheritances.
Hillary Clinton's campaign manager, Robby Mook, and her director of state campaigns, Marlon Marshall, are slated to travel to Rhode Island Monday to meet with key contributors and to build Clinton's presidential operation, a source told RIPR.
Clinton is expected to establish a campaign office at Mashapaug Commons, a shopping plaza on Reservoir Avenue.
In honor of Donate Life month (a yearly celebration of organ donors and recipients), I thought I'd offer a few suggestions for helping someone else lead a healthy life in Rhode Island, including how to donate organs and tissue.
The parent company of Twin River proposed Tuesday, in essence, to relocate Newport Grand's video lottery terminals to a new location in Tiverton, close to the border with Fall River, Massachusetts, while adding 30 to 40 table games at the new site.