Benefits of Assumable Mortgages – Emilio DiSpirito IV

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By Emilio DiSpirito IV, Realtor, Team Leader of DiSpirito Team and co-owner of Engel & Völkers East Greenwich and Barrington East Bay – contributing writer The real estate market has peaked in Rhode Island and the housing market is showing signs of change. After a bullish run and unexpected turn of events with historically low…

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Open for New Business: Quonset approves 4 “RI Ready” sites

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Sites in Johnston, W. Warwick, Cranston and N. Kingstown are the first to participate in the new statewide $40 million economic development initiative Four Rhode Island industrial sites were approved for enrollment in the Rhode Island Ready program by the Quonset Development Corporation’s (“QDC”) board of directors at a recent meeting. Rhode Island Ready is…

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Defining our truth.

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Politico was the first to report that the Department of Homeland Security -DHS – “is standing up a new Disinformation Governance Board to coordinate countering misinformation related to homeland security, focused specifically on irregular migration and Russia. Nina Jankowicz will head the board as executive director. She previously was a disinformation fellow at the Wilson…

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Release Your Stress, with Tracy Cedrone, LMT – Brendan Higgins

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By Brendan Higgins, contributing writer My goal as a writer is to focus on Rhode Islanders doing positive things in life. Tracy Cedrone definitely qualifies. When we met at her office located in the Meadows Office Park, at 1130 Ten Rod Road – A207, in North Kingstown, she had a suggestion. She felt doing an…

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RI Office of Healthy Aging would return to state department status

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From left, Newport senior Penny Fitch, Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown), Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) and Robert Robillard, president of the Rhode Island Senior Center Directors Association and director of Coventry’s Department of Human Services. Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Rep. Deborah Ruggiero were joined by senior center directors, seniors…

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Your RI Weather Today, April 29, 2022 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist Same pattern we’ve been in for the last few days hangs on for another, partly cloudy sky with plenty of wind. Chilly morning lows in the upper 30’s warming to the mid 50’s in the afternoon. Dry with no chance of rain. _____ John Donnelly was born in Hialeah, Florida and…

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Ed Cooley award dinner benefits DaVinci Center

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On Monday, May 9, Providence College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Ed Cooley will be recognized by the DaVinci Center as the 2022 Community Humanitarian Award winner. A formal dinner and reception will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center beginning at 6:00 PM on May 9th, with general reception starting at 6pm, and dinner…

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Moving ahead with COVID vaccines for young children

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Moderna (6 mos-5 yrs) and Pfizer (5-11 yrs booster) are next up seeking approval as vaccines. The Moderna will be 2 shots, 4 weeks apart, at 25% strength of an adult shot for children 6 mos to 5 years. Pfizer’s approval request is for a booster for children 5 to 11. After the age of…

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