Newport Flower Show winners announced

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Newport Flower NEWPORT, R.I. – The 2022 Newport Flower Show filled Rosecliff with displays of color and creativity from June 17 through 19. Hundreds of gardeners submitted floral arrangements, botanical arts creations and horticultural specimens that were displayed in the Salon, Ballroom, Dining Room and Terrace. Below is the list of award winners. THE GARDEN…

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Who wants to be a candidate? A lot of us… (updated)

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As we go to publication, and the 4:30pm deadline yesterday passed, 3,149 people put their names in to run for office in Rhode Island. The breakdown in broad numbers: 2,078 Democrats 702 Republicans 139 Independents 1 Compassion Party 5 Libertarian Party 1 Moderate Party 217 Non-Partisan offices with party affiliation, if known, not listed Candidates…

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Baby Back Ribs with Guava BBQ Sauce – Anthony Salemme   

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By Anthony Salemme, contributing chef Serves 6 Start these low and slow in the oven, then finish on the grill with this sticky Guava BBQ. 2 racks Baby Back Ribs Sprinkle salt, pepper, garlic powder, smoked paprika on both sides. Wrap each rack with heavy foil and bake at 300F for 1.5 hours. 8 ounces…

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RI Weather Today, June 30, 2022 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist Nearly a carbon copy of yesterday, with the exception of 4 or 5 more degrees on the high side and a shift in the light breeze to northwesterly to close out the month of June. Plenty of sun with morning lows in the low to mid 60’s and afternoon highs in…

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Fore! Clearing the way for TopGolf Cranston

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From Davol Medical Services – to Citizens Bank – to RI COVID testing and vaccinating – to…TopGolf. The large white building on Sockanosset Cross Roads is about to make a sporty transition. Land clearing has begun, after 2 to 3 years of hearings, meetings, and banter in the community, including a city council “meet the…

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ART! Treasures of the Redwood (Library) – Celebrating 275 Years

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by Nancy Thomas For its 275th anniversary, the Redwood Library & Athenaeum has opened a prominent exhibition: Treasures of the Redwood: Celebrating 275 Years.  In celebration of its 275th year, this exhibition will bring forth a rich selection of some of the Redwood’s unparalleled holdings, gathered over nearly three centuries of collecting and donations. Starting…

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Business Beat: Lauren Chiarini joins Engel & Völkers as a Real Estate Advisor

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Luxury Rhode Island real estate brokerage gains rising starEngel & Völkers of East Greenwich announced today that Lauren Chiarini has joined its brokerage as a real estate advisor, bringing more than 15 years of finance and project management acumen to this new role. Lauren joins Engel & Völkers from NextHome Ocean State Realty Group. Prior…

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RI Weather Today, June 29, 2022 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist Squeezed by systems distant to our southeast and northwest, we will sit in a good situation for the day with excellent air. Warm and dry with a light southwesterly breeze, morning lows in the low 60’s followed by afternoon highs in the low 80’s, totally normal for this time of year.…

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