Monday, March 4, 2024

VACCINATIONS – MASKS – TESTING

Representative Quattrocchi submits legislation that prohibits mandates on vaccinations, masks and testing Representative Robert Quattrocchi State House, Providence – In response to the lessons learned from the detrimental economic, educational and health services related conditions realized by the COVID-19 mandates for testing, masking and vaccinations, Representative Robert Quattrocchi (District 41, Scituate, Cranston) submitted legislation that […]

MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL PRESERVATION

TODAYS TOPICS Arlington Town Hall cupola demolition (Donna Wiley) Arlington Town Hall cupola demolition (mjtubin@verizon.net) Arlington Town Hall cupola demolition (Ed Nilsson) MassHistPres] Arlington Town Hall cupola demolition We are nearing the end of the restoration of The Spire Center in Plymouth, an 1884 Methodist Church is being restored by www.spencerpreservationgroup.com/spirecenter <http://www.spencerpreservationgroup.com/spirecenter>  including detailed restoration […]

EARLY EDUCATION ADVOCATES

CHILDCARE WAGES LISA HILDEBRAND In a recent commentary, early education advocates Lisa Hildebrand and Khadija Lewis Khan drew a very appropriate comparison between Rhode Island’s child care resources and the Washington Bridge, noting that both are critical infrastructure whose challenges create serious obstacles to working Rhode Islanders. We couldn’t agree more, and are just as […]

CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD

River Dinner Series: The Danube, with Chef Joe Cizynski Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 06:00 PM – 08:00 PM Member Price: $65 Price: $75 Register We will be doing dinner’s traveling along some of the great rivers in the world. We will cross them and take food from 4 different locations along the river. We’ll […]

IRISH IN AMERICA

A Musical Journey by Mary King Monday March 4, 6:30 pm at Weaver Library Come join us for a musical journey of Irish jigs, ballads, folk songs, storytelling and humor! Free and open to all, registration not required. WEAVE LIBRARY

NET-ZERO CLIMATE CHANGE ACT

Kallman, Kislak introduce bill to begin reducing carbon emissions from buildings Change is necessary to meet net-zero commitment of Act on Climate STATE HOUSE – When Rhode Island enacted the Act on Climate in 2021, the state committed to reducing its carbon emissions to net-zero by 2050. MEGHAN E. KALLMAN About 30% of those carbon […]

EAST PROVIDENCE LIBRARY

Friends of East Providence Public Library are accepting books for their Spring Book Sale, April 11 to 14, 2024. Hardcover and softcover books in gently used and resalable condition are wanted. Books should have bindings intact and be free of writing, highlighting, tears, water stains or mold or mildew, which could be dangerous for people […]

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Leader Chippendale calls for annual Public Utilities Commission report analyzing Rhode Island’s electric grid capacity. State House, Providence – In an effort to assist Rhode Island lawmakers in conservation and energy policy decisions, House Minority Leader Michael Chippendale submitted legislation to require an annual study of the state’s electric load and capacity by the Rhode […]