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UNITED REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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UNITED REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Time to Register This year’s URCC Golf Tournament will be Monday, June 21 at the  Norton Country Club We’re looking forward to teeing off with you again this year. We’re so glad to see the state opening up. Register by June 10: $185 per golfer or $210 per golfer with passport* *Passport includes automatic entry into…

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PLAINVILLE – SAVAGE POND – FULLER POND

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PLAINVILLE – SAVAGE POND – FULLER POND

NEED TO KEEP WATCH ON HEADWATERS BY DON DOUCETTE – “TEN MILE RIVER RAMBLES” SAVAGE POND PLAINVILLE Earlier this week we drove to view the headwater of the Ten Mile River in Plainville, Massachusetts. Savage Pond’s water level was high and sparkled in the sunshine as a neighboring private residence displayed a large mixed-color tulip  garden…

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FRSTWORKS GRANTED $40,000

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FRSTWORKS GRANTED $40,000

FirstWorks to Receive $40,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Providence, R.I.—FirstWorks has been approved for a $40,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support general operating costs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. FirstWorks is among the more than 1,100 projects across America totaling nearly $27 million that were selected during this…

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NEW SUPER-MARKET WOODLAWN

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NEW SUPER-MARKET WOODLAWN

New Supermarket to Serve the Residents of Pawtucket   PAWTUCKET- The City of Pawtucket is happy to announce that a new supermarket will be coming soon to serve the residents of Pawtucket and will be opening its doors in the City’s Woodlawn neighborhood, this summer.   For several years, the 15,000 sf, former Ocean State Job Lot building…

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THE GAMM THEATRE

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THE GAMM THEATRE

TONY ESTRELLA PRODUCTION We are pleased to present the premiere   of   A LIE AGREED UPON   by Tony Estrella, a brand-new version of Henrik Ibsen’s  An Enemy of the People . The play will be aired live digitally on Friday, June 11 at 7:30pm for FREE and be available through The Gamm’s website for three days following the initial webcast. ABOUT  A LIE AGREED UPON The…

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PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

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PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

TALE OF TWO CITIES: PIONEERING WOMEN ARCHITECTS IN PROVIDENCE AND BOSTON (VIRTUAL PROGRAM), THURSDAY, MAY 27, 5:30 P.M. EDT Tale of Two Cities: Pioneering Women Architects in Providence and Boston (Virtual Program) Thursday, May 27, 5:30 p.m. EDT Despite limitations, hundreds of women across the country entered the architecture profession before being given the right…

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LTE: BRETT SMILEY

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LTE: BRETT SMILEY

Dear Neighbors and Friends, Thursday night Providence experienced the worst shooting in recent history. Today community leaders, faith leaders, and public servants gathered together to pray for the victims and support one another.                                                                                                                         As I listened to the speakers and the prayers, I felt powerless. That feeling of powerlessness was expressed by others as…

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BUCHANAN BURNHAM SCHOLARSHIPS

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BUCHANAN BURNHAM SCHOLARSHIPS

2021 Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholars in Public History Announced May 2021     Newport, RI – The Newport Historical Society is pleased to announce the 2021 Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholars in Public History: Alex Bice, MA student, North Eastern University; Zoe Hume, MS graduate, Florida State University; Hampton Smith, Ph.D. candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  …

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