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5 Things, Mar. 23: Road Work, Cooler, Karaoke, Compost, Judgment

It's another Friday 5 Things To Know Today, for Mar. 23, 2012.

Road Work: The Rhode Island DOT issued a road construction warning for Atwood Avenue at Luther Street (just down the road from ) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Crews will be doing some paving after some recent utility work. Expect delays.

Cooler: Sunny with highs "only" in the mid-70s, according to the JohnstonPatch WeatherBug forecast. Overnight lows in the 40s, with daytime temps falling into the upper 50s over the next few days. Chance of rain Saturday night into Sunday.

Karaoke: Looking for some Friday night fun in town? Crown & Anchor Tavern (recent winner of our , fittingly) is scheduled to have karaoke night starting at 9 p.m. Free to enter, WickedCool Ronnie hosts.

Compost: The recent warmer weather might have you thinking of preparing your spring garden — why not treat your soil with Rhode Island Resource Recovery's Class "A" organic compost? Click here for more info.

Judgment: On this date last year, Mayor Joseph Polisena announced that Town Solicitor Bill Conley had succeeded in getting a $4.35 million judgment against the town overturned. [That was the principal amount; interest, penalties, and bond costs could have driven the price as high as $13 million.]

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