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“TEN MILE RIVER RAMBLES”

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“TEN MILE RIVER RAMBLES”

THE CORN CRIB BY DON DOUCETTE One more productive growing season completed – this past week we purchased our last fresh sweet corn from a local long-standing and dependable source. Fact is, we purchased the last available nine ears from the display bin. For several recent months, this sweet corn has been some kind of…

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EARTHTALK: LOBSTERS – CRABS – RIGHT WHALES

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EARTHTALK: LOBSTERS – CRABS – RIGHT WHALES

EarthTalk® Lobster and crab fishermen says new NOAA rules to protect Atlantic Right Whales go too far; environmentalists say they don’t go far enough. Credit: Lauren Packard, NOAA. From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: Can the American lobster fishermen survive new restrictions on their activities thanks to the endangered…

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SANTANDER PARTNERS WITH SEED

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SANTANDER PARTNERS WITH SEED

SEED Awarded $20,000 Grant through Santander Philanthropy and Charitable Giving Program  Left to right: Jose Gomez (Santander), Graham Chapman (Santander), Susan Murray (SEED), Seth Goodall (Santander)   SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation has been awarded a $20,000 grant through Santander’s Philanthropy and Charitable Giving Program. The funds will allow SEED…

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EAST PROVIDENCE WEAVER LIBRARY

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EAST PROVIDENCE WEAVER LIBRARY

The British Invasion The British have arrived at Weaver Library. British TV series on DVDs, that is. A large collection of BBC series and PBS series, as well as American TV series, have been donated to the Friends of the Library.   Many are complete sets, spanning the number of years the series aired on…

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QUONSET POINTS: VISIONARY WIND PROPOSAL

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QUONSET POINTS: VISIONARY WIND PROPOSAL

Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Gets the Details on Quonset’s Visionary Wind Energy Proposal Quonset‘s ambitious plan to make Narragansett Bay the center of the off-shore wind industry in the northeast United States was on the agenda for the Greater Providence Chamber’s Transportation Committee yesterday.    The Quonset Development Corporation’s (QDC) proposal envisions investing federal…

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RISCA GALLERIES: CALL FOR ARTISTS

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RISCA GALLERIES: CALL FOR ARTISTS

Call for artists for the galleries at Block Island Airport and T.F. Green International Airport Deadline is Sunday, Oct. 10, at 11:59 p.m. RISCA is accepting applications for artists for 2022 exhibitions at the Block Island Airport Gallery and GREEN SPACE Gallery at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport. The galleries are a partnership with…

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NEW BEDFORD ARTS MUSEUM

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NEW BEDFORD ARTS MUSEUM

2021-2022 Members’ Exhibition On view at NBAM December 4, 2021 – May 8, 2022 Each year NBAM invites artist Members to submit up to three art pieces to a Juror who selects which works will be showcased at NBAM. This year the Juror will also select artworks for cash and other prizes. The artist whose…

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS RHODE ISLAND

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS RHODE ISLAND

17th Annual RI Troopers Association Clays Shoot to benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island DATE: Sunday, September 26, 2021 WHERE: Preserve Sporting Club & Residences 87 Kingstown Rd., Richmond, RI EVENT INFO: For the past 17 years the Rhode Island Troopers Association has hosted a fun day of Sporting Clay Shooting and Steak Fry, raising money for the…

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