Archive For April 30, 2017

THE FERRY IS BACK

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THE FERRY IS BACK

Providence-Newport Ferry Returns for 2017 Season The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the return of convenient ferry service between Providence and Newport. Last year thousands of people took advantage of the service enjoying picturesque Narragansett Bay. For the 2017 season, RIDOT has increased service to provide…

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FROSTY DREW NATURE CENTER

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FROSTY DREW NATURE CENTER

Register Now for Frosty Drew Nature Center Family Program On May 6 Have you seen a grass shrimp up close and personal? Field Studies For Families: Estuary Adventures will give you a chance to see what lies beneath Ninigret Pond. Join Frosty Drew Nature Center naturalists and explore the shore of Ninigret Pond on Saturday,…

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VNA ATTLEBORO

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VNA ATTLEBORO

MAY 9TH On Tuesday, May 9th from 3:30 – 5:30, Community VNA Hospice and Palliative Care, 10 Emory Street, Attleboro MA is hosting a children’s grief program. Kids’ Club is designed to help children ages 5 – 13 to deal with the loss of a significant person in their life. In a supportive and understanding…

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PAWSOX PLAYERS PITCH IN

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PAWSOX PLAYERS PITCH IN

PawSox Players Pitch In to Volunteer with FSRI’s Walking School Bus Players Walking with Students Providence, RI – April 28, 2017- Pitcher Chandler Shepherd and Catcher Tim Roberson of the PawSox baseball team joined volunteers in walking students to school this morning, as part of Family Service of Rhode Island’s (FSRI) Walking School Bus program.  “We are…

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WRENTHAM: PHIL ROSENTHAL

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WRENTHAM: PHIL ROSENTHAL

PHIL ROSENTHAL WITH SONGS OF PETE SEEGER IN WRENTHAM ON SATURDAY, MAY 13  Phil Rosenthal will be performing songs of Pete Seeger at the Original Congregational Church in Wrentham at 7:30 PM, Saturday, May 13. Phil is an internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter whose compositions have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Bill Monroe, and others….

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SAINT JOHN’S SCHOOL ATTLEBORO

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SAINT JOHN’S SCHOOL ATTLEBORO

BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION…AND DESTRUCTION At Saint John the Evangelist School in Attleboro, the eighth graders learned about bridge construction, force and strength. They concluded the lesson by engineering bridges out of wooden craft sticks and then attempted to destruct them. Bragging rights were won by the group whose bridge took the most amount of weight to…

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BAY VIEW ACADEMY

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BAY VIEW ACADEMY

BAY VIEW ACADEMY STUDENTS NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE ON NATIONAL PORTUGUESE  EXAM   East Providence, RI – Several World Languages students from Saint Mary Academy – Bay View attained national recognition for their excellent performances on the 2017 National Portuguese Examination. Students from Bay View earned a total of 2 gold, 6 silver and 7…

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PAWTUCKET PREVENTION COALITION

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PAWTUCKET PREVENTION COALITION

City and Prevention Organizations Partner to Combat Drug Overdoses PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien, the Pawtucket Police Department, the Pawtucket Prevention Coalition, and the Center for Treatment and Recovery announced plans to partner police officers with social workers to outreach to at-risk and transient populations in the city to offer information, tools, and recovery…

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