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February 21, 2023?

 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 

 

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Cranston to enhance its Fire Depart. with SAFER grant

 

 

 

 

Cranston Mayor Hopkins announced a major 3-year grant that should bring the department up to full complement and enhance lifesaving for the greater area.

 

 

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Homeless in RI: Jumpstarting on state plans

 

 

 

 

RICHARD ASINOF's commentary on the Rhode Island Foundation's new announcement to wade into the huge problem of homelessness and housing in RI.

 

 

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Networking Pick of the Week

 

 

 

 

Join Pat Paolino Cruz for her February networking event at the Park in Cranston.

 

 

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Central Falls Connect - low/free internet cost for eligible residents

 

 

 

 

See if you qualify for this program - free or reduced high speed internet - residents of Central Falls.

 

 

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February 26th

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Helping families find a place to call home

 

Irene Mendez - Empire Real Estate Group

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

At the Brown Bookstore

Author Gage Greenwood

 

 

 

 

Brown Bookstore

 
 

 

 
 

 

Join Animal Rescue Rhode Island

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Survey of the Day - Results

Bike lanes - or ?

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Did you know?

 

 

In the late 1800s, Central Falls, known as The Little City was a large producer of many different items such as brooms, aprons, art goods, badges, soda bottles, candy, stationery, tools, braid & hosiery, lace, webbing, belting, spools, rayon, mill supplies, monuments and knitting machines. The most important industries were Wheaterhead & Thompson Tannery Firm, E.L. Freeman Co., Conant's Mill (later known as Coats Thread Mills; Pawtucket Hair Cloth Co. and National Haircloth, and its largest employer - The Weyboset Textile Mill.

 

 

 
 

 

LOST Providence - David Brussat

 

 

 

 

Rhode Island architecture writer - and RINewsToday contributor - David Brussat chronicles the trials and triumphs of Providence's urban development. A beautiful, stimulating book - perfect for gift giving.

 

 

Purchase LOST Providence HERE

 
 

 

 
 

 

RI Author

Dr. Mari Nardolillo Dias

 

 

 

 

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Acclaimed RI Author

J. J. Partridge

 

 

 

 

RI News Today's contributing writer, J. J. Partridge has a new book - Under Blood Moons - click on the ad, above, to learn more about this book, and his other three.

 

 

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Buy Michael Fine's books

 

 

 

 

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Buy Herb Weiss' 2-volume set

 

 

 

 

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Rhode Island News

 

 

Local News - Today. Helping you live a better, more informed life.

 

Rhode Island Weather

 

 

 

 

John Donnelly, meteorologist

 

 

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