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RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

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RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission  Historic stone wall theft: It’s a crime in Rhode Island “Is this the RIHPHC? I am calling to report that someone has been sneaking onto my property and stealing one of my old stone walls!” As bizarre as this complaint may sound, historic stone wall theft…

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LTE: GOVERNOR GINA RAIMONDO-GOOD NEWS-EIGHT MILLION DOLLAR GRANT FOR PROVIDENCE NEIGHBORHOODS

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LTE: GOVERNOR GINA RAIMONDO-GOOD NEWS-EIGHT MILLION DOLLAR GRANT FOR PROVIDENCE NEIGHBORHOODS

Hello friend, These days, I’m often the bearer of bad news and hard truths.   Today, however, I’m excited to share some good news that we’ve been working on since long before any of us heard the word COVID-19.    I’m excited to share that Rhode Island has been awarded an $8 million grant to…

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TIVERTON, RHODE ISLAND: GALLERY AT FOUR

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TIVERTON, RHODE ISLAND: GALLERY AT FOUR

HOLIDAY FAVORITES AT GALLERY AT FOUR   Currently on view at Tiverton Four Corner’s GALLERY at FOUR is FAVORITE THINGS, a holiday exhibition with works from some of the gallery’s favorite artists.   Featured are oil and mixed media paintings from Gretchen Dow Simpson, Anthony Russo, Anthony Tomaselli and Tom Martinelli and delicate botanical watercolors from Gay Gillies….

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THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE KITS ARE READY!

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THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE KITS ARE READY!

ARTISTS-EXCHANGE ANNUAL CONTEST This year, we’ve pack up everything needed to decorate a gingerbread masterpiece from the comfort of your own home! Gingerbread House Decorating Kit Pick Up Thursday, December 3rd – Saturday, December 5th   10am – 4pm | $10 per Kit   Simply select a day and time to pick up your house kit and we will…

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POST OFFICE EXPANDED HOURS

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POST OFFICE EXPANDED HOURS

Southern Mass Post Offices Expand Holiday Hours A holiday gift to our customers   SOUTHERN MA – The holidays are typically a hectic time, and this year more than most. Your friends at the Postal Service would like to take some of the hectic out of this holiday season. To do this many of our offices will be…

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AQUIDNECK ISLAND, RI: GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND

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AQUIDNECK ISLAND, RI: GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND

Despite Pandemic, Local Girl Scout Launches Successful Bike Safety Initiative on Aquidneck Island Newport, R.I. (December 1, 2020)— Jordan Brown, a Girl Scout Cadette and 9th grade student at Middletown High School, has successfully initiated, designed, and implemented a bicycle safety education program for her community on Aquidneck Island and beyond in order to earn one of…

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TREASURER MAGAZINER: COLLEGEBOUND PLANS

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TREASURER MAGAZINER:  COLLEGEBOUND PLANS

Treasurer Magaziner Announces New Option for Rhode Islanders to Pay for Job Training Programs through CollegeBound Plans Providence, RI – –  General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Building Futures RI held a live panel discussion to inform Rhode Islanders about a new option to pay for apprenticeship job training programs using CollegeBound, Rhode Island’s 529 savings…

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PAWTUCKET, RI: GALLERY 175

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PAWTUCKET, RI: GALLERY 175

GALLERY 175 SHOP ON LINE GRACE BENTLEY-SCHECK – “NEWPORT” View the fine art prints of 18 professional printmakers who work in the technical mediums of woodcut, lithography, intaglio, digital, photo print, monotype, and screen printing.  All based in Southern New England, these printmakers produce diverse imagery with personal content that covers a broad array of…

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