An event to eclipse all others

Who says Mondays are boring? This Monday, August 21, you can witness a rare solar eclipse…along with everyone else in North America.

By Christy Nadalin
Posted 8/19/17

Not making plans to view the solar eclipse next Monday because Rhode Island is not in the path of totality? That's kind of like not buying a lottery ticket unless the jackpot is over $100 million. …

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