5 Things: Millionaire, Parenting And Taxes

Five things you need to know today, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012:

1. He's in the money:  Jeremy Blais, a 25-year-old pharmacist from South Kingstown, won $250,000 Wednesday during an appearance on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," reported "The Providence Journal" yesterday. For more information, click here.

2. Problems with parenting?  Fear not, the Parents Council will meet today at 10:30 a.m. at Brewed Awakenings.

3.The will host the VITA free tax preparation and filing program for people with an income of less than $49,000. All VITA volunteers are trained and certified by the IRS.

The program runs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3-6:30 p.m. from Jan. 24 to April 12 at its headquarters, 33 North Road, Wakefield.

Registration is required. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 783-0293.

4. Looking for some action? Get your fix and support local high school athletics at one of today's games. Check out the full schedule for today's South Kingstown High School and Prout School games here.

5. Skies will be mostly sunny today with highs reaching into the mid-40s. Skies will stay clear throughout the night.


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