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2022 Bartender Awards Winners

On August 1st at R1 Indoor Karting, over 100 bartenders gathered to celebrate the art of the pour. And the shake. And the making of drinks. MCs Bettysioux Tailor and Paul Garcia and presenters Thea Engst, Tammy Laforest, Mike Delehanty and Crimson Al-Khemia handed out a select number of awards amid flying aerialists, belly-dancing drum […]

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Was State Government Data Used for Politics?: Stephanie Beauté campaign e-mail raises legal, ethical questions

I received an e-mail message with a press release from Samuel Aboh, Jr, the campaign manager for Stephanie Beauté who is running as an underdog candidate for secretary of state in the Sep 13 Democratic primary. That’s not unusual, but the message was sent to an e-mail address I use for exactly one purpose and […]

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Heat Advisory – Dangerous heat index Thu, Fri: Thunderstorms possible Fri, Sat

A Heat Advisory is effective Thu 11am–Fri 8pm in RI, MA, and CT for dangerous heat index (combination of heat and humidity) up to 100F. The body loses the ability to regulate its temperature by evaporating sweat, possibly causing severe illness such as heat stroke, which is life-threatening. The heat index is an estimate of […]

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Heat Advisory – Dangerous heat wave ends, peaks Sun: Rain likely; thunderstorms, tornado possible Mon

A Heat Advisory is effective until Mon 5pm in RI, MA, and CT for dangerous heat index (combination of heat and humidity), with Sun the hottest day of a multi-day heat wave. The body loses the ability to regulate its temperature by evaporating sweat, possibly causing severe illness such as heat stroke, which is life-threatening. […]

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The Central Falls Landing Makes a Splash: Kayak rentals, river cruises, educational programs and more

You don’t need to buy a boat in order to enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring a scenic river. The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council and the City of Central Falls have been hard at work creating the Central Falls Landing, located on the corner of Madeira Ave and Broad St. It runs along the Blackstone River […]

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