RI Weather, July 31, 2022 – John Donnelly

A weather map showing the current weather conditions.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist A sunny start with lows in the mid 60’s begins to cloud over later in the afternoon ash highs once again hover in the mid 80’s with a southwesterly breeze. Any showers should pass to our south late in the night. ___ John Donnelly was born in Hialeah, Florida and moved…

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Gimme’ Shelter – KitKat at the Providence Animal Control Center

A black and brown cat laying on top of a towel.

Well hi there! I was at another shelter who needed help with me because I need a dental workup which will be happening soon. Before that, I was living with my people but we all were living in deplorable conditions and we couldn’t go on like that. So, my people had to live somewhere else…

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The Dictatorship of the False Equivalents – a short story – Michael Fine

A yellow and white bird standing on a wooden railing.

By Michael Fine © Michael Fine 2022 This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. What’s amazing about human beings is…

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In the news… today’s summary

A notebook, a pen and a cup of coffee on a desk.

RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY Former ASTHO President and former Rhode Island Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, has joined ASTHO as a senior executive consultant focusing on health equity! (ASSOCIATION OF STATE AND TERRITORIAL HEALTH OFFICIALS) Massachusetts casino advocates are promoting passage of sports betting in the state, and site competition with RI, Connecticut,…

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Wordle: The Party Game. Hasbro & NYT Games phenom now taking pre-orders

Wordle the party game.

Hasbro, Inc., global play and entertainment leader, based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and New York Times Games are working together to bring Wordle to life in a new board game. Inspired by the popular digital version from New York Times Games, Wordle: The Party Game is a brand-new product that delivers classic Wordle gameplay, but…

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Governor’s Bay Day weekend – FREE beach parking, saltwater fishing, beach bus

A beach with a lighthouse in the background.

Governor Dan McKee signed an Executive Order today at Rocky Point Fishing Pier in Warwick establishing Sunday, July 31, as Rhode Island’s 33rd annual Governor’s Bay Day. There will be free parking at all Rhode Island state surf beaches on Sunday, July 31st and recreational saltwater fishing without having to purchase a saltwater fishing license…

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Police Chiefs: “Slow Down New England”

A group of police officers standing at a podium.

Photo: Sgt. Gary Marquis, of the South Kingstown Police Department in Rhode Island, speaks in Hampton Beach, N.H. Tuesday at the kickoff off a months-long campaign Slow Down New England, which will include law enforcement agencies from around New England. (Photo courtesy Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association) HAMPTON BEACH, N.H. — The Rhode Island Police…

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RI Weekend Weather Wrap – 7/30/31, 2022 – John Donnelly

A map showing the weather in new hampshire.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Saturday 7/30/22: Some overnight showers clear the area, with drier air filtering in with high pressure behind. Cloud cover will diminish through the day with northwesterly winds gusting to 25 mph. Morning low around 70 rises to the mid 80’s. Sunday 7/31/22: A sunny start with lows in the mid 60’s…

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