BY MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard
NORTH KINGSTOWN â Wickford Flowers, formerly a venerable town fixture owned by the Greene family, is undergoing a transformation.
According to owner Tim Schartner, the operation, in business for a half-century, has phased out cut-flowers, transferring that service to Blossom Florist, in East Greenwich, another Schartner enterprise.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â On rustic Gilbert Stuart Road, a stoneâs throw from the noisy rush of traffic heading to and from the beach is SunRose Farm, a place so peaceful that itâs possible to tune out external commotion.
In the Pierce family for more than 200 years, this was once a 110-acre dairy farm.
PROVIDENCE- The state will spend the next six months studying potential reforms to the law that allows prisoners time off their sentences for good behavior under a resolution sponsored by Rep. Teresa Tanzi and passed by the House of Representatives last week.
RICHMONDâResidents of southern Rhode Island have a special kind of friendly hospitality that make many visitors fall in love with the region. However, there are some people out there that can take advantage of the kindness of others for their own benefit.