$50M Green Bond – for a more resilient Rhode Island – promotion event TODAY

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Information was released and an event planned for TODAY, September 27th at 1pm at Farm Fresh Rhode Island, 10 Sims Avenue in Providence to promote the 2022 Green Bond, Question No. 3 on the referendum ballot in November. Protecting Narragansett Bay and drinking water, strengthening the state against global warming, reclaiming contaminated brownfield sites for…

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RI Weather for September 27, 2022 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist Strong jetstream ahead of upper trough keeps us in the cloud cover through the morning before clearing out nicely in the afternoon. Morning low in the upper 50’s warms to the low 70’s with a gusty southwesterly breeze. ___ John Donnelly was born in Hialeah, Florida and moved back to Rhode…

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Enough is Enough: Bad behavior by coaches, parents and fans must stop… an op-ed

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By Dr. Karissa Niehoff, Chief Executive Officer of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), and Mike Lunney, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League       There’s an unfortunate trend continuing in Rhode Island and across the nation that must be stopped: the bad behavior of coaches, parents and fans at high school athletic events.       We’ve all seen it: the…

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RI Weather for September 26, 2022 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist After some sleep-inducing softly-rolling thunderstorms clear away before sunrise, we’ll be left with a clearing sky and drying air, chilly and damp early morning lows around 60 rising nicely to the low 70’s with a southwesterly breeze. ___ John Donnelly was born in Hialeah, Florida and moved back to Rhode Island…

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Networking Pick of the Week – Pat Cruz Events at NYLO, Warwick

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Are you ready to get ‘back to business’ after a fabulous summer?  Ready to make new connections?  Pat Cruz – September Networking Event – Getting Back to Business, September 28, 2022 at 5:30 PM. Get out. Meet New People. Build Your Network. Make Connections. You never know where your next client or next referral may come…

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AARP study shows Seniors favor a good life, over a lengthy one – Herb Weiss

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By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Even with many older adults facing health challenges in their later years, they maintain an optimistic view of their aging and expect their lives to improve as they grow older, according to new research findings from AARP in collaboration with National Geographic Partners. The study found that three-quarters…

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This New Year – Confronting Antisemitism Together – at Providence College

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The inaugural Fay Rozovsky Lecture in Jewish-Catholic Dialogue will be held on Thursday, November 17th at 6pm at Providence College. The dialogue is sponsored by the Jewish-Catholic Theological Exchange at Providence College and the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. The program announcement comes as Rhode Islanders and people the world over begin the recognition…

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If you don’t ask, you don’t get – Mary T. O’Sullivan

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by Mary T. O’Sullivan, MSOL “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers” – Voltaire Working with a female client recently, I noticed her frustration at the level of effort and work; the time, energy, and dedication she put into her job. She spends hours working, thinking about work, and can’t even fall…

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Recovery Month – 4 Rhode Islanders in recovery, paying it forward

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September is Recovery Month. Featuring the real stories of real people is one way we can all see that recovery is actually possible. These four stories are all compelling stories of real people – who all now work to help others who are struggling on their recovery road. Jessica Jones-Supple, Community Care Alliance, Woonsocket  “I…

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