Hey, baby! Most popular names for Rhode Island babies in 2022

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Preliminary List of Top Baby Names in 2022  The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is sharing a preliminary list of the most popular baby names in Rhode Island in 2022.  Female  1. Charlotte  2. Amelia  3. Isabella  4. Olivia  5. Emma  6. Luna  7. Sophia  8. Ava  9. Isla  10. Scarlett and Violet (tie) …

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RINewsToday’s new writers & Top 10 stories of 2022

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by Nancy Thomas, publisher Pandemic times inspired a wealth of health stories – whether we wanted to write them or not, they were stories that needed to be written. Providing vital health information became as much the responsibility of the news media sector as the Health Department, hospitals, or the CDC. As we entered 2022…

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RI Weekend Weather Wrap, Dec. 31, 2022 & Jan. 1, 2023 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist New Year’s Eve 12/31/22: A frontal system works it’s way up through the eastern US and begins depositing rain over the area by late morning and continues through Saturday night. Mostly light, so no flooding expected. Warming trend continues, so morning lows in the low 40’s rise to the low 50’s…

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Best trad buildings of 2022 – David Brussat

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by David Brussat, Architecture Here and There, contributing writer It grows ever more difficult and hence ever more depressing to construct these annual roundups of traditional architecture. I feel a bit of guilt arising from the headline “Best trad buildings of 2022,” because so many of them are obviously not “the best.” I think I…

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Outdoors in RI: Lost my co-pilot – Jeff Gross

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by Jeff Gross, contributing writer Sunday night December 11 Rhode Island received 3″ of Christmas snow.  One week prior I lost my hunting companion, best friend, and the best damn co-pilot ever. Taking advantage of the new fallen snow, I decided to go afield and clear my head of the sadness that has a grip…

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RI Weather for December 30, 2022 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist Continuing southwesterly flow brings warmer air into the area, afternoon highs expected to be in the mid 50’s from morning lows in the mid 30’s. Southwesterly winds less than 10 mph generally with occasional scattered cloud cover. No rain for at least another day. ___ John Donnelly was born in Hialeah,…

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Bradley Hospital enrolling teens with OCD for brain stimulation research study

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Study will examine whether brain stimulation improves brain activity in OCD The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) at Bradley Hospital has begun enrolling teens for a study focused on the use of a non-invasive type of brain stimulation called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to improve brain activity in teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  Two to three percent of…

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RI Weather for December 29, 2022 – John Donnelly

Thursday weather in new england.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Another few degrees can be added to the temperature range today, morning lows above freezing for the most part, and afternoon highs in the upper 40’s with less wind, so a Fall-Like feel to the day is expected. More sun as well given thee further displacement of the frontal boundary northward.…

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