Rhode Island Weather for February 29, 2024 – John Donnelly

A map showing the Rhode Island weather for Thursday.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Cold front pushes through the area and northwest flow brings in cool and dry air, with some lingering scattered cloud cover. A midnight high in the mid 40’s cools eventually to and evening low in the mid 20’s with a northwesterly breeze gusting to 25 mph. Happy Leap Day! It’s a…

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Providence College “Strive” housing makes PPS 2024 Most Endangered Places List – (updated)

A black and white photo of a row of houses on a snowy street, featured on the endangered properties list.

The Providence Preservation Society assembles an annual list of “most endangered places” to bring attention to vulnerable places and heritage across the city that are of architectural, historic, or cultural significance. Previously known as the “Most Endangered Properties List,” and now called the Most Endangered Places List, this name change better reflects the diversity of…

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Meet Cranston’s 20th Fire Chief, Robert Ryan

A man in a suit and the Cranston Fire Chief in a dress.

Photo: City of Cranston – Cranston Mayor Ken Hopkins leading Chief Robert Ryan in reciting the oath of office.   Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins administered the oath of office to Cranston’s new Fire Chief Robert Ryan in a ceremony held in the Cranston High School East auditorium on February 27th. Ryan was installed as twentieth fire…

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Rhode Island Weather for February 28, 2024 – John Donnelly

Rhode Island Wednesday weather map.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Low pressure system eases its way through and delivers a full day of rain and wind, gusts out of the southwest up to 40 mph! Morning and early afternoon highs in the mid 50’s cool to evening lows dropping to a midnight low of 40 as winds shift to northwesterly and…

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Join RI Blood Center in helping NIH build historic, diverse, health database

A row of servers in a data center.

Rhode Island Blood Center Joins Historic Research Program Focused on Gathering Diverse Health Data from One Million People in the U.S. The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program aims to build one of the most diverse health databases in history to accelerate research and improve health The Rhode Island Blood Center (RIBC) will be participating…

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It’s Sour Grapes time! – 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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