Spring break is a time students around the country look forward to but, for one small group of youngsters from St. Paul's Episcopal Church in North Kingstown, this year, Spring Break meant more than time off school and hanging out with friends.
For 19 young churchgoers, this year's Spring Break meant a chance to do some good for others as St. Paul's put on a trip to New Orleans to show their members the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina first-hand.
Read about their incredible journey in this week's Standard Times.
In addition, find out how the members of Exeter-West Greenwich are coping with the loss of Mike Messier, one year after a fatal accident claimed the life of the beloved coach.
And if that wasn't enough to motivate you to head to newsstands right away, this week's Standard Times has all your regularly occurring favorites, be it police and court logs, some hard-hitting updates on the town of NK's filing of the CIP for 2012-2017 and a look at the latest proposed budget by the EWG School Committee.
It's all inside. Pick up a copy today.