Outdoors RI: Fish 24 waterways stocked with Trout this Columbus Day weekend

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Photo: RIDEM The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is conducting fall trout stocking in advance of the Columbus Day holiday weekend in selected areas in Rhode Island. As Rhode Island still is experiencing a severe drought that is particularly affecting the levels of rivers and streams, some areas will not be stocked at…

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GriefSPEAK: The Emperor’s New Clothes – Mari Nardolillo Dias

Speak the truth even if your voice shakes.

by Mari Nardolillo Dias, contributing writer The grief associated with the loss of freedom in free speech causes a great deal of anxiety and uncertainty, analogous to a death. At this time of agitation and lack of respect for differences of opinion it seemed time for a reprint of this popular article We are living…

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RI Weather for September 30, 2022 – John Donnelly

A map showing the weather for friday in massachusetts.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist High pressure still in place over southern New England, so a similar temperature scheme with the same dry air in place for another day. High clouds from what remains of Hurricane Ian will be streaming in aloft through the day, thickening up later, but no precip expected just yet. Morning lows…

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Preservation Society of Newport Gilded Age fall programs

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The Preservation Society of Newport County’s educational offerings for early autumn will include a treat for flower lovers at Green Animals Topiary Garden and a lecture series on Gilded Age transportation at Rosecliff and via Zoom. On Friday, September 30, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Green Animals Chief Horticulturist Dan Christina will present “Dahlias with Dan,”…

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Shred those old documents, DVDs, CDs – Free Shred-It schedule at Washington Trust

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Shredding old documents can protect you from identity theft and give you the peace of mind knowing your sensitive information was disposed of properly. Washington Trust will be hosting FREE Community Shred Days! While Shred Day is FREE Washington Trust is asking that you bring a nonperishable item for local food pantries.  Guests are welcome to bring…

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Institutional Ageism alive and well in tweets of group funded by AARP-RI

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No time for the “older, whiter wealthier…” RINewsToday has been following the progress of installing a bike lane “trial” on East Side’s Hope Street. While the project is one more in a series of bike lanes being installed in and around primarily the Providence area, this one has taken on a particular backlash from some…

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Summit on Childhood Lead Poisoning set for Friday, Sept. 30th

A little girl is being examined by a doctor with a stethoscope.

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will bring together community advocates, municipal officials, and public health professionals on Friday, September 30th from 8:45am to 12:15pm at Gaige Hall at Rhode Island College for the 2022 Summit to End Childhood Lead Poisoning. The aim of the Summit will be to strategize on efforts to improve…

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RI Weather for September 29, 2022 – John Donnelly

Weather forecast for thursday in massachusetts.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist High pressure takes control behind the weak cold frontal passage and keeps us in the pleasant Fall weather. We’ll have cool morning lows in the low 50’s and temperate afternoon highs in the mid 60’s with a light north-northwesterly breeze. ___ John Donnelly was born in Hialeah, Florida and moved back…

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