Archive For November 30, 2017

PLASTIC BAG BAN

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PLASTIC BAG BAN

Boston Plastic Bag Ban Coming to Vote Andrea Sears- Commonwealth News Service BOSTON – The Boston City Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on an ordinance that would ban plastic bags in the city. The average plastic bag given out at store checkout counters is used for about 12 minutes. They are non-biodegradable, clog landfills…

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LTE: ATTLEBORO LAND TRUST

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LTE: ATTLEBORO LAND TRUST

Work Party at Richardson Preserve on Saturday, December 2nd Lower Field, Deborah and Roger Richardson Preserve Dear Friends, We need a few volunteers and someone with a pickup truck to help with some heavy work at the Richardson Preserve. The plan is to meet at the Preserve this Saturday, December 2, at 10:00 am. This…

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RIHS NAMES RICHARD RING

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RIHS NAMES RICHARD RING

RIHS Names Richard Ring Deputy Executive Director for Collections RICHARD J. RING Career Spanning Two Decades Includes Libraries, Exhibitions, Higher Education PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Nov. 29, 2017) ??? After an extensive search, the Rhode Island Historical Society announced the appointment of Richard J. Ring, M.L.S., as Deputy Executive Director for Collections and Interpretation, a position which…

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BALLPARK AT SLATER MILL

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BALLPARK AT SLATER MILL

Ballpark at Slater Mill Already Generating Development Interest PAWTUCKET ??? The City of Pawtucket announced that interest in the proposed public Ballpark at Slater Mill is growing. As the General Assembly considers its commitment to invest in the revitalization of Pawtucket, the proposal is already generating interest from private sector developers who have contacted the…

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LTE: SENATOR JIM SHEEHAN RI

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LTE: SENATOR JIM SHEEHAN RI

Dear Editor, In 1977, Bernard ???Ben??? Mondor bought the Pawtucket Red Sox (???PawSox???) out of bankruptcy, and turned the team into an successful Triple A baseball franchise.?? Ben Mondor???s franchise management style was well grounded in a tradition of community and family-friendly values which had helped make baseball America???s favorite past time.?? Sadly, this tradition…

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MAYOR’S HOLIDAY DINNER

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MAYOR’S HOLIDAY DINNER

Mayor???s Holiday Dinner to be held on Tuesday, December 5th DONALD R. GREBIEN PAWTUCKET ??? Mayor Donald R. Grebien cordially invites the Pawtucket community to attend the annual Mayor???s Holiday Dinner to be held on Tuesday, December 5th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Holy Family Parish Hall (195 Walcott Street, Pawtucket). The event…

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ODEUM ON STAGE: RICHARD BARRONE

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ODEUM ON STAGE: RICHARD BARRONE

RICHARD BARONE (of The BONGOS) LAUNCHES ‘ODEUM ONSTAGE’ SERIES WITH “SORROWS & PROMISES” – DEC. 7th?? Special Guest TYLER-JAMES KELLY of THE SILKS Show Info/Ticket Link:??http://www.greenwichodeum.com/2016/12/07/richard-barone/ ??Showtime: 8pm | Doors open 7:30pm | $20 In the 1960???s, NYC???s Greenwich Village was the epicenter of a revolutionary movement in the history of American music. A new…

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“HAPPY JOYOUS HANUKKAH”

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“HAPPY JOYOUS HANUKKAH”

?????Happy Joyous Hanukkah??? at the Weaver Library East Providence, RI????? Weaver Library invites you to a free holiday concert ???Happy Joyous Hanukkah??? on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7:00pm.????Vocalist Amy Olson, accordionist Christina Crowder and percussionist Michael Goldberg will perform a festive concert of Hanukkah and Jewish music from around the world with songs in…

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