RI Weather for Wed, August 31, 2022 – John Donnelly

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Showers should be ending by midday as a cold front continues passing through. We should get some drier air beginning in the evening hours behind the front and cloud cover thinning out and breaking up. Afternoon highs in the mid 80’s followed by evening lows in the low 70’s with a…

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ART! RI Art Educators Exhibit 2022 – Opening TONIGHT

Photo: Michael Pekala, Hummingbird & Flowers #7 Opening Reception Tonight! The second annual Rhode Island Educators Exhibit is an opportunity for students, colleagues, patrons, friends and family to recognize and celebrate Rhode Island’s Art Educators’ own ART! Art teachers have the unique gift of merging the intricacies of mathematics, lyricism of language, and the lessons…

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It’s Sour Grapes! – Tim Jones

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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In the gathering storm on climate, how do we act together? – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer The Providence Resilience Partnership seeks to conduct a data-driven threat assessment from climate change focused on serving as a catalyst for an inclusive, community-wide approach. Do you pay heed to any of the natural weather signs around you? Are you apt to give providence [pun intended] to when you…

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RI Weather for August 30, 2022 – John Donnelly

by John Donnelly, meteorologist High pressure begins to back off, allowing low pressure well to our southwest to approach with light showers possible late in the evening and through the overnight. Morning lows in the muggy low 70’s with mist and light fog in low lying areas, afternoon highs in the mid 80’s with a…

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Clear Choice Dental Implant Center comes to Cranston (not Providence)

You’ve heard the commercials – All on 4 dental implants – new teeth in one day, etc. That’s the message of Clear Choice Dental Implant Center and the company is coming to the long-vacant space above Panera in Chapel View, Cranston. It’s technically on the 2nd floor, with Panera being on the first – and…

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7 restaurants support Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival – reserve now

Seven local restaurants will host unique dining experiences, wine tastings and even a cocktail class as part of the upcoming 17th annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, presented by J.P. Morgan Wealth Management. The restaurants are now taking reservations for these one-time offerings on Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17. A complete list…

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Networking Pick of the Week – NRI Chamber at Aqua

This week’s choice – and there are a lot of networking opportunities – is the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Council, together with the RI Hospitality Association, Women in Hospitality on Thursday, September 1st, from 4 to 6:30pm. The event will be held at Aqua at the Providence Marriott – meet us…

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