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Girl Scout cookies are still as much in demand as ever, even with a migration to an online look-up for locations pop-up stands selling the ever-loved Trefoils that draw shortbread cookie lovers every year.

Raspberry Rally is a new attraction to the taste buds this year as a thin and crispy cookie infused with raspberry flavor, dipped in chocolate coating.

Of course, Adventurefuls, indulgent brownie-inspired cookies topped with caramel-flavored crème with a hint of sea salt are available, too.

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The Facebook page is called “Fixing a Broken System.” The system referred to is the North Kingstown schools, and organizers say the fix in question is for more town residents to come forward to voice their concerns to an unresponsive School Committee.

“Very simply: Yes, many of us feel we are not being heard,” said Megan Reilly about her reasons for starting a private social media group — now with nearly 400 members.

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Former South Kingstown Police Chief Vincent Vespia, 84, the town’s longest-serving top cop, died Tuesday morning at South County Hospital. He retired in 2016 after 35 years in the chief’s chair.

He had a 57-year career in law enforcement that included serving as the state police intelligence detective in organized crime. In the 1970s, Vespia was credited with developing evidence that led to the successful prosecution of organized crime figures.

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All of us at one time or another are three-legged goats.  

Here’s why.  If you happen to meet someone who is not the same as everyone else, treat them the way Cooper, Lyndie or Stanley would. Include them in all your fun. Otherwise, you may be missing out on a great friendship.

“The world needs to be kind and accepting of those who may be different,” said Dale Loomis, author of “Perfectly Precious Peggy,” a children’s book that includes those lines for the younger readers as much as for the adults reading to them.

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You can call it folk, Americana or even roots, which might offend a few music purists, but Dustbowl Revival has a sound that embraces that distinct style. Based out of Los Angeles, the band has been doing things in an independent fashion while performing all over the place.

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What would it be like to have a conversation with yourself at three stages of your life?

I mean really speak to yourself, as separate beings in youth, mid-life and maturity.

The concept is behind Whitney White’s fascinating play “By the Queen,” in its premiere production at Trinity Repertory Company.

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Once a year, the Wickford Art Association opens its walls to all WAA members, with no jury or predetermined theme. The exhibit showcases a range of media including painting, photography, mixed media, ceramics, wood, and three-dimensional pieces. The Members Choice exhibit brings out even the shiest of WAA’s artists with the promise of sharing their work with fellow artists and the surrounding community. The exhibit opened earlier this month and will run until February 5.

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Rory Quinn has been a fixture around the music scene in Rhode Island for the past few years. You can often see him showing up at one of the Ocean State’s local venues to see whoever is playing on stage and very few can nail down a bass line like he can. After the passing of his musical compadre Mike Schiavone last February, the Providence funk band Slurp he co-founded ceased to be. Due to his primary music project ending, Quinn forged his solo material into a new project called Rory Quinn’s Grease Fire. Folks will be able to check out the band live when they share the stage with Wakefield groove masters Guess Method on January 27 at the Ocean Mist, located on 895 Matunuck Beach Road in South Kingstown, starting at 9 p.m.

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The Contemporary Theater Company’s 18th Annual 24-Hour Play Festival’s culminating performance took place last Saturday evening. In a whirlwind effort, writers, directors, actors, and stage crew assembled six unique works, all conceptualized and performed within a total timeframe of 24 hours.

The Festival, which has become quite popular with CTC audiences, has grown and shifted over time, evolving into its current marvel, which provides the audience with the wit and wisdom of six writers, the deft of six directors, and the theatrical prowess of six separate casts.