Dr. Joseph C. DiSano never expected that suddenly — in a matter of just days — his entire staff would disappear along with most of his patients. He also never expected that a virus would take them from him.
With many Rhode Islanders finding themselves out of a job at least temporarily with little to no source of income as the COVID-19 pandemic grows, the need for support from local food pantries is growing, and the case in no different for the residents of North Kingstown and the North Kingstown Food Pantry, an emergency food pantry run through the Rhode Island Community Food Bank for town residents in need.
Being cooped in because of the COVID-19 crisis can be a total bummer. There’s only so much a person can do in their humble abode until boredom sets in. Fortunately, we still have new music coming out on a consistent basis to keep ourselves entertained.
Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim wrote a bouncy song for the musical “Assassins” that says, “Everybody’s got the right to their dreams.”
For 15 years, Sherri Rosen-Mason has been focused on bringing diversity to the enrollment at Hillcrest, a boarding school in New Hampshire where she is head of admissions. She’s proud of her incremental success.
As 2019 came to a close, the news media sensationalized a story about Orion’s bright star Betelgeuse. The headlines were certainly designed to get one’s attention.
A little more than 90 years ago, in a barred spiral galaxy named the Milky Way, a stellar system named Sol had a retinue of eight known planets revolving around it.
The freezing temperatures in February make it difficult to force myself out the door after dark. And knowing that I’ll be standing around outside for extended periods while trying to stay completely silent doesn’t make it any easier. But hearing just one distant hoot warms my bones and makes the experience worthwhile.