For more than a quarter of a century, Margaret Hassey, now 95, makes her yearly jaunt from Attleboro, MA, to Sweenor’s Chocolates in Wakefield just to see candy canes being made and get a special photograph with Santa Claus and founder Bill Sweenor.
Parts for up to nine new Virginia-class submarines are set to be built in Quonset over the next few years after the Navy awarded a $22.2 billion shipbuilding contract, the largest such in the branch’s history, to General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.
Making candy canes is part of the sweetness of the Christmas holidays and a tradition Sweenor’s confectioners plans to continue Sunday when opening its kitchen to the public to show how this family’s iconic handmade treat is created.
Gilmartin’s time with the Skippers will always hold a prominent place in the school’s sports history.
The North Kingstown High School football team survived an initial push from South Kingstown and came through one last time.
For nearly half a century, the South County Art Association’s annual Pottery and Art Sale has provided a place for shoppers to add some handcrafted mugs, bowls, teapots, sculptures, paintings, jewelry, ornaments and other goods to their holiday shopping list while supporting local artists and artisans.
Referring to Newport power trio The Z-Boys as dynamic doesn’t do them justice.
Once the turkey’s been digested and Thanksgiving has come and gone, the Christmas season unofficially begins across the country, and with it, the busiest shopping period of the year.
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