BY MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard
SAUNDERSTOWN â€“ Graham Gardner confesses that before he received an invitation to present an original design at the prestigious Newport Flower Show, heâ€™d been flying under the radar.
A one-man operation, he typically has a dozen clients with ongoing design projects heâ€™s preparing and fine-tuning.
â€śI had no real name before then,â€ť he says. â€śWhen the flower show called and I realized they were going to do PR, I had to choose something.â€ť
NARRAGANSETTâ€”On Monday evening, the town council approved a motion to adopt parking changes in the Scarborough Hills area of Narragansett. Residents have expressed frustration with the oft-occurring disturbances that tourists cause by parking in the streets of the Scarborough Hills area.
CHARLESTOWN - The earliest recorded history of people living in southern Rhode Island dates back hundreds of years. Before the Civil and Revolutionary wars, before Roger Williams helped lay the foundation of this state, and before the first European explores ever set sail into the Narragansett Bay, there were indigenous American people.