Farewell to 2022 at the College level, Part 2 – John Cardullo

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by John Cardullo, sportswriter As we say farewell to 2022 the local sports scene- at the College level for most of our local teams, Covid played a major role in their 2021-22 schedules – In Rhode Island the college level sports programs always offered something for the college sports fan. As the Covid pandemic made…

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Eggs Benedict with Bacon – Alison Mountford

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by Chef Alison Mountford QUICK TIPS – You CAN make Eggs Benedict. And you should make it on New Year’s Day! My egg poaching trick went viral with almost 2 million views on TikTok – and the blender Hollandaise sauce makes things easy. INGREDIENTS 1 pound bacon 8 eggs (or how many you want to…

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RI Weather for December 28, 2022 – John Donnelly

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by John Donnelly, meteorologist An early Winter warming trend continues with temperatures during the afternoon cracking the 40 degree barrier from chilly morning lows in the low 20’s. Cloud cover streaming in along a frontal boundary to our north helps bottle in the warmth brought in by southwesterly winds, which will gust towards 25 mph.…

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John Perotta’s Comedy Factory, 2 New Year’s Eve Shows – Brendan Higgins

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by Brendan Higgins, contributing writer John Perrotta’s Comedy Factory presents 2 New Year’s Eve Dinner-Comedy Show Bashes! The Kelley Gazzero Post in Cranston RI and the Carriage Inn in North Kingstown RI – you can’t go wrong at either location! Both locations will feature the top stand-up comics in New England. Tickets are going quickly.…

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ART! The lifeblood of new art in Rhode Island – RISCA awards and grant application time

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State’s arts agency awards 93 grants to arts and culture organizations, folk artists, individual artists, artists in healthcare  Agency to open grant applications on Feb. 1 with an April 3 deadline Workforce development in the arts, arts and culture organizations, individual artists, folk artists and artists in healthcare benefited from $452,206 in grants approved by the Rhode Island State…

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It’s time for… Sour Grapes! – Tim Jones

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by Timothy Jones, cartoonist ___ Originally from Attleboro, Massachusetts, Tim lives with his wife and two daughters in Smithfield, RI. He is a cartoonist, freelance illustrator, author and comedian. He is also a member of the National Cartoonist Society and the Mid-South Cartoonist Association. He teaches cartooning, speaks at local schools and libraries and appears…

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PALCUS congratulates Portuguese Americans elected to office in Rhode Island

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Each year, the Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States Inc. (PALCUS) congratulates the Portuguese Americans who were elected or re-elected to public office in the recent national elections.  From California to Massachusetts to Florida, the Portuguese community gained more representation at all levels of government from U.S Congress to local seats. They also want…

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