Archive For February 28, 2019

RI’S STATE PARKS SYSTEM STUDY

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RI’S STATE PARKS SYSTEM STUDY

LISTENING SESSIONS IN NARRAGANSETT, BRISTOL WILL OFFER PUBLIC OPPORTUNITY TO WEIGH IN ON IMPROVING RI’S STATE PARKS SYSTEM Next session will take place Thursday, Feb. 28, at Narragansett Community Center   The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will host the last two in a series of community listening sessions to solicit ideas on how to…

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PAWTUCKET FIRE UNION NEGOTIATIONS

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PAWTUCKET FIRE UNION NEGOTIATIONS

City Disappointed in Unnecessary Fire Union Actions Fire Union’s Actions Against the City Has Cost Taxpayers $270,000 in Legal Fees PAWTUCKET – It is unfortunate and disappointing that the Fire Union Local 1261 would conduct themselves in this manner and try to mislead the residents. The Fire Union filed the original demand for arbitration, not…

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“SECRET SIGNS”

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“SECRET SIGNS”

AUREA ENSEMBLE PRESENTS: Secret Signs: Music of Shostakovich, Auerbach & Zaretsky, with Words of Blok, Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetaeva, Nabokov & others   Secret Signs is inspired by the courage, irony, secrecy and persistent romanticism of the 20th century Russian artistic sensibility. At the center of the program is the ever- enigmatic Dmitry Shostakovich, with his enormous artistic resonance….

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POETRY OUT LOUD STATE FINALS

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POETRY OUT LOUD STATE FINALS

State Arts Council and VSA Arts RI Announce Poetry Out Loud State Final Competition High school students in Rhode Island compete in national poetry recitation contest   The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and VSA Arts of Rhode Island announce the state finals for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. The competition, presented in…

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BBB: SCAM TRACKER

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BBB: SCAM TRACKER

BBB Tip: Tech Support Scams A tech support rep calls you at home and offers to fix a computer bug that you haven’t even noticed, or a popup warning appears on your screen instructing you to dial a number for help. In this con, scammers pose as tech support employees of well-known computer companies and…

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OP-ED: ALL OUR KIDS DESERVE LITERACY CLASSES

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OP-ED: ALL OUR KIDS DESERVE LITERACY CLASSES

Our kids deserve to have financial literacy classes at school By Senator Sandra Cano We would like to believe that every adult knows how credit cards work or how to balance a checking account, but sadly, we know this is not the case.  We live in a complex financial time where this knowledge is necessary…

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TIMOTHY J. MC GOURTHY NAMED HOUSING DIRECTOR

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TIMOTHY J. MC GOURTHY NAMED HOUSING DIRECTOR

Baker-Polito Administration Names New Deputy Secretary for Housing and Economic Development   TIMOTHY J. MC GOURTHY BOSTON — February 25, 2019 – Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy announced Timothy J. McGourthy as incoming Deputy Secretary, effective March 4. McGourthy will assume the role vacated by former Deputy Secretary Carolyn Kirk, who was named…

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CHILDREN’S IRISH MUSIC PARTY

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CHILDREN’S IRISH MUSIC PARTY

Songs, Stories and Step Dancing, A Children’s Irish Music Party at Linden Place Mansion.   Hear stories, sing songs, play instruments, learn Irish step dancing, do crafts and enjoy treats in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.   Catch the Luck of the Irish at Linden Place! Linden Place Mansion welcomes children of all ages and…

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