Rhode Island Weather for October 29, 2023 – John Donnelly

A map showing the weather in Rhode Island and other parts of New England.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist A cold front enters the area and with it some light rain and pockets of higher intensity showers built in from time to time. Rain should start around noon and carry through the evening into Sunday night. Afternoon highs reach only the mid 50’s bookended by lows in the upper 40’s…

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Bristol Santa House opens Nov. 12th for holidays – RINewsToday, Elf Sponsor

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The Bristol Santa House benefits children with special needs and their families regardless of circumstance The James D. Rielly Foundation is excited to announce the return of the Bristol Santa House™ this holiday season. Opening day for the magical Christmas experience is set for November 12, 2023. After an overwhelmingly successful inaugural season in 2022,…

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Gimme’ Shelter – Ramona at Providence Animal Control Center

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Ramona’s adjectives are: Friendly, Gentle, Playful, and Smart! She is an American Staffordshire Terrier mix. I’m Ramona and I came to PAC as a stray … no one claimed me. I am a middle aged gal, out of the puppy phase, but that doesn’t mean I don’t like to have fun! I can get jumpy,…

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Ask Chef Walter – Walter Potenza

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by Master Chef Walter Potenza Each week Chef Walter will take your questions and provide his answers. Think about all that holiday cooking coming up – what would you like to ask? Here is a question that came in this week to Chef Walter, and his responses: Lauren K, from Rhode Island, asked about Fall…

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Revenge – a short story by Michael Fine

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By Michael Fine, contributing writer © Michael Fine 2018, 2023 This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. Note to readers: …

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Insomnia: Don’t lose sleep over it – Dr. Anthony Gallo

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Dr. Anthony Gallo, founder, South County Psychiatry As a psychiatrist, insomnia is one of the most common complaints that I deal with. It can be very frustrating to not be able to sleep, no matter how tired one is. Insomnia can be defined as difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, waking up too early, and…

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Rhode Island Weekend Weather: October 28/29, 2023 – John Donnelly

A map displaying the weather conditions in New Hampshire.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Saturday 10/28/23:         Still on the warm side as high pressure stubbornly hangs on to control of New England weather for another day. Afternoon highs pop into the upper 70’s under mostly sunny skies, but some late afternoon and evening cloud cover rolls in ahead of an advancing cold front.Evening los in…

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Johnston-based FM Global sponsorship brings LPGA Tour back to area

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The newly created tournament will offer one of the largest purses on the LPGA Tour The LPGA Tour will return to the region with the help of their new lead sponsor, Johnston, RI based FM Global. The 2024 FM Global Championship will be hosted by TPC Boston in Norton, MA from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1.…

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In the news… updates for Oct. 28, 2023

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RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY A 15-year-old died in RI – he was involved with RI DCYF RI former Miss USA, Olivia Culpo, announced she will be married here in RI Lifespan has indicated it would consider renaming the hospital “Brown Health” if a merger with Brown Medical School happens RIPTA will reissue cards to1,000 Providence students…

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Burn with Kearns: Fit. Fast. Effective. – Kevin Kearns

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By Kevin Kearns, contributing writer on fitness and exercise The 30 minute workout One of my favorite concepts I have used over the years is the micro, daily, or multiple times in a day workout. This is a quick, effective way to squeeze in your workouts when time is a factor. It seems like time…

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