Your RI Weather Today, Nov. 30, 2021 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist Another weak cold front approaches the area during the day with the slight chance of some cold rain or flurries later in the day and early evening. Cold morning lows in the upper 20’s “warming” only to the low 40’s with a light southwesterly breeze. ___ John Donnelly was born in…

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Rhode Island’s regional bio-pharma partnership plan with Northeastern University – Richard Asinof

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by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer Photo courtesy of Tim Leshan Twitter feed – Representatives of Northeastern University meet with Rhode Island team to discuss regional partnership collaboration, to be potentially awarded new federal grant on Dec. 10 On Friday, Dec. 10, Rhode Island will learn whether its proposed collaborative bio-manufacturing Phase 1 grant for…

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Your Coronavirus Update – Nov. 30, 2021

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RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY State-run PCR tests in RI are taking 3-4 days due to some delay with equipment and processing – this is not the case at pharmacies and other locations. The Rhode Island Foundation and the Governor announced the Rhode Island Pandemic Recovery Office have jointly established the Rhode Island Nonprofit Support Fund…

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Why you need to “Know Somebody” – Mary T. O’Sullivan, MSOL

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Why You Need to “Know Somebody” – Mary T. O’Sullivan, MSOL By Mary T. O’Sullivan, MSOL “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others.”- African Proverb Many years ago, a naive 23-year-old woman packed up her car a drove from New Jersey, which was her home…

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Our Networking Pick of the Week – ServiceMaster, Chambers, in Westerly

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In celebration of their 31st Anniversary, ServiceMaster By Mason is hosting a joint Business After Hoursevent with the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce, Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce, andSoutheastern CT Women’s Network. Calling all Southern Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut professionals and those who work with them. It will be held on Wednesday, December 1st, from…

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Your RI Weather Today, Nov. 29, 2021 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist Cold front slowly moves out to sea with mainly cloud cover lingering through the afternoon before thinning and lifting. Still breezy and cool, afternoon highs struggling into the low 40’s followed by evening lows in the low 30’s. ___ John Donnelly was born in Hialeah, Florida and moved back to Rhode…

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Revamped Build Back Better Act benefits seniors – Herb Weiss

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By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Almost two months after H.R. 5376, a revamped version of the Build Back Better Act, was introduced, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was elated. “This bill is monumental. It is historic,” she told CBS News. “It is transformative. It is bigger than anything we have ever done,”…

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