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IT HAS BEEN A LONG YEAR

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IT HAS BEEN A LONG YEAR

ONE YEAR OF COVID-19 Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the first case of COVID-19 in Rhode Island. It’s been a long, difficult year, filled with tragedy, heartbreak, and loss. But in our darkest days, we came together and we lifted one another up. We did what Rhode Islanders always do: we found hope….

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INTERNAIONAL WOMEN’S DAY COMMITTEE

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INTERNAIONAL WOMEN’S DAY COMMITTEE

Pawtucket International Women’s Day Committee Announces 7th Annual Event Going Virtual PAWTUCKET- The Pawtucket International Women’s Day Committee, Senator Sandra Cano, and Mayor Donald R. Grebien, have announced the 7th annual Pawtucket International Women’s Day Celebration. This year’s event will highlight a panel including three community members chosen by the committee who have exemplified the theme of…

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BVD: COMING ALONG SINGING FIRST SONG

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BVD: COMING ALONG SINGING FIRST SONG

Planning Ahead for Spring! With February coming to a close and melting snow, it is easy to “march” ahead and begin planning some activities for Spring. Dust off your walking shoes for another look at the “Take It Outside “ Joy Ride itinerary, which includes stops at State Parks like Lincoln Woods for walking/hiking or horseback riding. It also includes…

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BIG WINS FOR DEM

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BIG WINS FOR DEM

LIST OF IMPAIRED RI’S WATERS APPROVED BY USEPA “Big wins!” says DEM Director Janet Coit as Impairments in the Blackstone River, Mount Hope Bay, and Upper Narragansett Bay Have Been Removed from the Impaired Waters List PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing today that the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has approved Rhode Island’s recommendations to remove impairments from…

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GET QUESTION SEVEN RIGHT

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GET QUESTION SEVEN RIGHT

Quonset Business Park and the Port of Davisville have been models of economic success for decades, supporting thousands of jobs and billions in household income each year for Rhode Island families. Next Tuesday, March 2nd, Rhode Island voters have the opportunity to build on that success by voting “Yes” on Question 7.   This $60…

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KELLEY LENNON SINGS

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KELLEY LENNON SINGS

Happy Friday! There have been so many industries affected by the pandemic, but one that holds a special place in my heart is the wedding industry.   I have had the privilege and honor of singing at so many weddings over the years and have loved being able to be a small part of such…

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GROWTH – PROFIT – FLEXIBITY

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GROWTH – PROFIT – FLEXIBITY

-GROWN SPECIALTY CROPS OVER $150,000 IN GRANTS   AVAILABLE TO ENHANCE AND PROMOTE RHODE ISLAND March 31 deadline set for Specialty Crop Grant applications PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that more than $150,000 in farm viability grants is available for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island….

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LGBTQ: JIM MC GOVERN CONGRESS PERSON

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LGBTQ: JIM MC GOVERN CONGRESS PERSON

In 27 states, LGBTQ Americans do not have protections against being denied housing because of their sexual orientation; 31 states lack protections regarding access to education; and 38 states lack protections regarding jury service. In at least half of the states, a same-sex couple can get married one day and legally denied service at a…

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