Examining the flag of Glocester, a place of Ancients and Horribles, Dorr rebels, and elephant-murderers.
A look at the flag of Foster, the town that was born in a sort-of-gerrymander in the midst of revolution, and then named after a living person.
Every Friday until November, I’ll be doing a deep dive into the flags (and accompanying civic symbols) of cities and
East Providence: Rhode Island’s alpha and omega, the city that stands astride two states.
Anchors and hourglasses galore as Friday Flagging goes to the seat of Kent County.
Cumberland builds deep, resonant meaning into a relatively simple design.
Cranston is Rhode Island’s second largest city (according to Census Bureau estimates). Like a lot of West Bay municipalities, Cranston’s
What is up with that elephant?
This Friday, we look at Charlestown, and see what’s possible when you break from outdated symbols.
The City of Central Falls uses a monotone seal on a bedsheet flag. But it has options to improve.