The day with the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year, a.k.a. Winter Solstice, is here. Winter arrives at 5:23 pm. After today, each day will gradually grow longer and the nights will grow shorter as we get closer to spring and summer – and, hopefully, nicer weather.
Thanks to everyone who came out to the Jane Pickens Theater last night for Christmas Vacation! It was so great to see 400 of you turn out for a 29-year-old film, it’s such a fun movie and you can’t beat seeing it on the big screen. Thank you!
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has received approval from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to proceed with construction of the next ten tolling gantries in Rhode Island.
Michael F. Goss, Executive Vice President and CFO of Sotheby’s, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Governors of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, following his three-year term as Vice Chairman.
To commemorate the 175th anniversary of the arrival of the Sisters of Mercy in the United States, Salve Regina’s department of graduate studies and continuing education organized a campus-wide effort to collect “175 Acts of Hope” in the form of non-perishable food items that were then presented to Newport’s Martin Luther King Jr.
With many national touring acts taking a break for the holidays, local shows dominate our weekly column “Six Picks.” We’ve got shows from Westerly to Warren to Wakefield to Woonsocket this weekend. (Sorry Warwick). Check out some of our favorite RI bands!