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Soloviev Group Presents Proposal To Pawtucket To Renovate McCoy … Say What?

  Incredibly, City of Pawtucket School Committee is in receipt of a request & proposal for the renovation, yes, the renovation of crumbling McCoy Stadium, just weeks after the City of Pawtucket City Council had formally ceded “Site Control” to the School Committee for the express construction of a new[Read More…]

by November 14, 2023

Human Rights Watch-Gaza: Unlawful Israeli Hospital Strikes Worsen Health Crisis

From: Human Rights Watch Israel’s Blockade, Bombardment Decimate Healthcare System; Investigate as War Crimes The Israeli military’s repeated, apparently unlawful attacks on medical facilities, personnel, and transport are further destroying Gaza’s healthcare system and should be investigated as war crimes. Concerns about disproportionate attacks are magnified for hospitals. Even the[Read More…]

by November 14, 2023

Mayor Smiley Proposes $132 Million in Capital Improvements to Providence’s Infrastructure

    From: The Office of Mayor Brett P. Smiley Mayor Brett P. Smiley today introduced a new FY24 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), outlining $132 million of infrastructure investments over the next two fiscal years that will improve the local quality-of-life of residents and help make Providence the best-run city[Read More…]

by November 8, 2023

Nobody Worth Voting For: Democratic Candidate Gabe Amo’s Anti-Ceasefire Stance Highlights Perfectly His Party’s False Claims to Liberalism

  To be fair to Gabe Amo, the only reason he deserves to be singled out in particular for his morally bankrupt stance against a ceasefire in Palestine and Israel is because he is the Democratic candidate and presumptive runaway winner of the RI CD-1 congressional seat due to be[Read More…]

by November 7, 2023

Human Rights Watch: Northwest Syria-Government Uses Cluster Munitions

  Syrian, Russia Forces Also Use Incendiary Weapons   From: Human Rights Watch Syrian government forces used widely banned cluster munitions in an attack on Termanin, a town in northern Idlib, on October 6, 2023, killing two civilians and injuring nine others, Human Rights Watch said today. The next day, a[Read More…]

by November 6, 2023

BLM RI PAC Stands in Solidarity with City Councilman Miguel Sanchez Following Unjust Termination

  BLM RI PAC Stands in Solidarity with City Councilman Miguel Sanchez Following Unjust Termination   The Black Lives Matter Rhode Island Political Action Committee (BLM RI PAC) vehemently condemns the unjust termination of City Councilman Miguel Sanchez by Governor Dan McKee. Since October 7, Councilman Sanchez has been a[Read More…]

by November 1, 2023

    The ACLU of Rhode Island issued the following statement today: We have received a number of inquiries about the legality of Governor McKee’s decision to fire Miguel Sanchez due to his expression on social media of his personal views about the ongoing war in the Middle East. The ACLU of[Read More…]

by November 1, 2023

Buy Nothing Day Coat Exchange Returns November 24 at Rhode Island State House

    From Buy Nothing Day – Coat Exchange: The Buy Nothing Coat Exchange is back in full force this year to continue ensuring everyone who needs a coat this winter has one.   Scheduled for the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 24 from 9 am–1 pm on the[Read More…]

by November 1, 2023

Human Rights Watch: Pakistan! Afghans Detained, Face Deportation

  End Coercion, Abuse, Forced Return of Refugees From Human Rights Watch: The Pakistani government is using threats, abuse, and detention to coerce Afghan asylum seekers without legal status to return to Afghanistan or face deportation by November 1, 2023, Human Rights Watch said today. Many Afghans at risk of being deported are awaiting[Read More…]

by October 31, 2023

BLM RI PAC Urges Governor Dan McKee to Appoint Kas De Carvalho to Enhance Diversity in Rhode Island District Court

From: The Black Lives Matter Rhode Island Political Action Committee (BLM RI PAC) The Black Lives Matter Rhode Island Political Action Committee (BLM RI PAC) is calling on Governor Dan Mckee to take a decisive step in addressing the underrepresentation within the Rhode Island District Court. With progress in diversifying[Read More…]

by October 30, 2023