Coconut Crusted Chicken with Mango Coconut Salsa – Chef Anthony Salemme

A plate with chicken, rice and gravy on it.

by Anthony Salemme, contrbuting chef Serves 4 – a taste of the Caribbean – this can be made in 30 minutes Chicken 1 ½ cup shredded coconut 1 ½ cup Panko breadcrumbs 2 eggs beaten  + 1 Tablespoon water 1 Tablespoon Adobo seasoning 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 4 -6 Tablespoons coconut…

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RI Veterans: Did you know? 27 January 22 – John A. Cianci

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by John A Cianci, Department Veterans Service Officer,                              Italian American War Veterans (ITAM) Let’s start with a veteran’s question. Question: Can I get my prescriptions filled by the VA? Ray T, Burrillville Answer: The best answer, not knowing all the details on current status of veterans’ benefits being receiving, is YES and NO under…

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Your RI Weather Today, Jan. 27, 2022 – John Donnelly

Weather map for thursday.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist High pressure keeps us in the clear for awhile at least, with cold air firmly in place for the day. Frigid morning lows in the single digits ‘warming’ to the upper 20’s in the afternoon with a light south-southwesterly breeze. Cloud cover begins moving in later in the evening ahead of…

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Consultant linked to setting up state DD system wins contract to fix it – Gina Macris

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By Gina Macris, Developmental Disabilities News The parent company of the healthcare consulting group Burns & Associates, instrumental in setting up the Rhode Island developmental disability system that led to a federal civil rights investigation, has been selected to help fix the problem. Burns & Associates is now a division of Health Management Associates (HMA),…

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Beyond Van Gogh: Go for the (pricey) “pow”, not the art…

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Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience comes to Rhode Island, with a May 17th (new date) opening at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. While not intended to be an “art exhibit” – it is a “psychedelic experience of classic art” – and we wonder if the artist would be delighted or stunned silent.…

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Your RI Weather Today, Jan. 26, 2022 – John Donnelly

A map showing the weather in new hampshire.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist A decent, although cool day on tap. High pressure settles in to our west and keeps the northwesterly breeze blowing in dry continental air. Afternoon highs reach the mid 20’s and drop to the mid teens in the evening. All eyes on a possible weekend storm – stay tuned! ___ John…

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If it’s Wednesday, it’s Sour Grapes! – Tim Jones

A comic strip with a woman talking to a dog.

by Timothy Jones, cartoonist _____ Tim Jones is the creator, artist and writer of the widely popular, self-syndicated comic strip, “Sour Grapes” – a comic about “Aesop”, a miserable flying dog and his odd friends, all living in a problematic and troubled world. Sour Grapes is currently published in multiple newspapers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts,…

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Your Coronavirus Update – Jan. 26, 2022

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Photo: Olympics preparation, China RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY The 100-year-old Feast of the Blessed Sacrament may not return to the Madeira Feast Grounds in New Bedford’s North End this summer, even after 2 years that it has not been held. Dr. Jha has said on national television: “I think the next couple of weeks are…

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