How far would you go to make sure your child has access to everything her fellow schoolmates have?
That's a question that's been on the mind of North Kingstown's Lisa Windham for quite some time now.
Her daughter Laura, a first-grader at Fishing Cove Elementary School, was born with spastic paraplegia, a neuromuscular disease similar to cerebral palsy and for much of Laura's young life, her mother has had to battle to get handicapped-accessible playgrounds so her child can enjoy recess with her classmates.
Read all about Laura's long journey in this week's Standard Times.
In addition, we'll catch you up on all the latest developments in the ongoing saga that is the North Kingstown School District's budget for the 2012 fiscal year, bring you the latest news on the town of Exeter's budget and put a spotlight on some of the most interesting feature stories going on in the area today.
It's all in this week's Standard Times. Pick up a copy today!