BOTS 30th Anniversary Party

(9.17) Books on the Square will be holding their 30th Anniversary Party this Saturday with raffles, giveaways, games, cookies, and cupcakes. Store personnel have made plans for keeping things lively. “The independent bookstore for independent minds” is celebrating 30 years in business. Adult Trivia: Starting at noon, at the top of each hour, Stephen will …

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Nick-A-Nee’s 25th Anniversary

(6.13) Everyone’s favorite dive bar will be celebrating 25 years of business this weekend! All weekend starting at noon both days. The Nick-A-Nee’s 25th Anniversary Bash has twenty-four bands lined up. All shows are outside. Never a cover! In no particular order: Ryan Jackson/Blue Dream/The Teledynes/The Hi Fi Lowdowns/The Devifish/The Millrats/Bear Fight Club/Pedro and his …

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Veep Harris At Books On The Square!

Thirty minutes. That’s how much lead time the folks over at Books on the Square in Wayland Square were given to prepare for the extraordinary fact that the Vice-President of the United States Kamala Harris would be stopping by! That simple phone call ended with the instruction: Don’t tell anybody. Seen here is store manager …

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RI Delegation Holds At Four — Hooray

Well done Rhode Island — our congressional delegation remains a hard four! US News reports in “Census Surprise: Rhode Island Keeps Both US House Seats:” The state’s population increased by 4.3%, from about 1.05 million residents in the 2010 census to nearly 1.1 million in 2020, the agency reported. Demographers and political experts have been …

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Justin Trudeau To Give Keynote At Governors Confab

Gina can be forgiven for looking forward to this year’s meeting of the National Governors Association with particular relish. It has been announced that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive in Rhode Island on July 14th to deliver the keynote address. Just think of it — Governor Raimondo has been dealing with, and looking …

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