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Lunch @ St.John, Smithfield

It’s Friday and we are having lunch at St. John’s Bar in Clerkenwell! Bella and I set off for the eatery around noon.

We must hurry! 529 more words


“Nearly as old as the Fire” (Arthur Mumby, 1868)

On this day in 1868, Arthur Mumby wrote evokingly in his diary:

“… I rambled through the old-fashioned streets about Cripplegate; attracted first by the fine massive antique tower of Cripplegate church … .  196 more words


{The Vanderslice Family}

I know I say it about a lot of families (because it’s true!), but I LOVE this family!!  I mean LOVE love this family!  These guys will always have a special place in my heart and I’m so blessed to be able to help them tell their story.   223 more words


Fatal industrial accident reported in Benn's Grant area of Smithfield


In the backyard of rows of new homes a worker died Monday morning.

According to Lt. Tommy Potter with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s office they received a call just after 10 a.m. 366 more words


Benny's is no more: Final location closes its doors

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) – It’s the end of an era for Rhode Island retailer Benny’s, a staple of local shopping for nearly a century. The location on Route 44 in Greenville closed for good at 5 p.m. 387 more words


End of an era: Last Benny's store to close next week

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) — After 93 years in business, this will be the final weekend for Benny’s.

The iconic Rhode Island retailer announced Friday that its last remaining store on Putnam Pike in Greenville will close Monday at 5 p.m. 83 more words


4 Twin River employees arrested on drug charges

LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) — An employee of Twin River Casino in Lincoln is charged with dealing more than just cards.

Table games dealer Connor Evans was arrested Dec. 210 more words