Beacon Charter High School for the Arts, Troupe 7444, proudly presents a drama by Jim Leonard Jr. 'And They Dance Real Slow In Jackson.' The play, presented in two acts, is directed by Dawn Souza and can be seen Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, in Woonsocket. The play tells the story of Elizabeth Willow and her family as it follows Elizabeth's trials and tribulations as an adolescent and young adult in a world that is not so accepting of her needs as she is confined to a wheelchair.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ They missed the holidays with their families while completing a mission in Afghanistan, but 10 members of the 282nd Combat Communications Squadron wore only smiles on Tuesday as they returned to their R.I. Air National Guard base off Old Oxford Road and were welcomed home by their excited and thankful families and friends. Read the full story in Wednesday's Call.