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There are still Legavaans in Smithfield

Whilst closing my windows against the incessant wind and dust today, I spotted something in my garden outside. I had to take a good second look as what I thought I saw should surely have been a log. 146 more words


Christmas in Dublin

The lights are on in Grafton Street, the decorations are up and it’s so sharply cold out already and Santa is on his little old way. 295 more words


Dressed for court

After Stoneybatter became a Viking settlement it was known as Oxmantown. When it had the biggest cattle market in these islands it was nicknamed Cowtown. Nowadays judging by the street fashions and cafe customers it often feels more like Courtown. 437 more words


Nearly 5,000 customers without power in Isle of Wight

ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. (WAVY) – Crews are working to restore power throughout the area from outages that happened Thursday morning.

Reports are that down wires at Cypress Creek Parkway and Fairway Drive and a pole fire caused the outages. 57 more words

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North Smithfield Football Forfeits Rest Of Season Due To Lack Of Healthy Players

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield High football team is forfeiting its final two games of the season because of a lack of able-bodied players.North Smithfield informed Interscholastic League officials that a rash of injuries has left the Northmen with possibly as few as 12 players who would be able to play the final two games of the season.North Smithfield, one of the smallest football playing schools in the state, currently lists only 19 players on its roster. 233 more words

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Beer Review - Thrilla' In Vanilla by Double Barley Brewing

After a painful night of furniture shopping I was rewarded with a trip to the appropriately named Pintville in nearby Pineville, NC. (Get it?).  Pintville Craft Beer is a beer garden in the historic area of Pineville located right on Main Street. 508 more words

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Grand jury indicts woman in Smithfield robbery spree

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A grand jury has indicted a Johnston woman accused of taking part in a one-day crime spree in Smithfield.

The indictment charges Danielle Garofalo, 25, with first degree robbery, conspiracy, assault with a dangerous weapon, and assault with intent to rob. 96 more words