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Mayor Elorza Relaunches #ThinkPVD Campaign! Waterfire! Free Parking! Support Small Bidness!

  Annual #ThinkPVD campaign encourages residents and visitors to support Providence’s small business community and creative economy this holiday season   Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced the launch of the City’s eighth annual #ThinkPVD campaign. Ahead of Small Business Saturday on November 26, the #ThinkPVD campaign will be encouraging holiday[Read More…]

by November 23, 2022

Pawtucket Director Of Administration Zelazo Snaps Back At Councilman Gregor Over Park Appointments!

  City of Pawtucket Chief Of Staff Dylan Zelazo is not happy. The “Non Factual” reference was employed this week in a communication to the Pawtucket City Council. (See Below) In a prior City Council Meeting, Councilman Clovis Gregor, citing the absence of Ward 5 representation on Pawtucket City Boards,[Read More…]

by November 22, 2022

US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken Remarks – On The Afghan Evacuatation

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken AL-UDEID AIR BASE DOHA, QATAR Good afternoon, everyone.  I just had an opportunity to visit Camp As Sayliyah.  This is the joint Department of Defense, State Department operation to help bring Afghans, Afghan allies to the United States.  It’s where we’re working to[Read More…]

by November 22, 2022

Central High School, Providence Student Awarded $40,000 Scholarship At Surprise Awards Ceremony

Central High School Scholarship Winner Jose Santos Meets With RIDE Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green   The Surprise Award Ceremony – Jose Santos Learns Of His Award! A Central High School Student, Jose Santos, was awarded a $40,000 Scholarship by BigFuture, a project of The College Board, in a surprise reveal that[Read More…]

by November 21, 2022

Committee to Protect Journalists Honors Reporters Who Defy War & Repression

  The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) paid tribute Thursday evening to inspirational journalists from Cuba, Iraqi Kurdistan, Ukraine, and Vietnam by presenting them with the 2022 International Press Freedom Awards (IPFA). CPJ’s board of directors also honored Russian editor and publisher Galina Timchenko with its 2022 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award. The event was held live in[Read More…]

by November 20, 2022

Migration Policy Institute: Despite Strong Upward Mobility Overall, One-Third of Immigrants in United States Are Low Income

  From The Migration Policy Institute: The immigrant population in the United States is highly diverse in its origins, characteristics and outcomes after arrival. While research has long demonstrated strong upward mobility for immigrants overall, both over time and generations, the challenges of starting over in a new country can[Read More…]

by November 20, 2022

Human Rights Watch Texas: US – Reject Texas Border Militarization

Discriminatory, Dehumanizing Policies Harm Public Safety From: Human Rights Watch The United States government should immediately cease all operational and financial support to the Texas government’s Operation Lone Star, Human Rights Watch said today.Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on November 15, 2022, his intention to use the US and Texas constitutions to[Read More…]

by November 20, 2022

Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos Launches 2022 Rhode Island Entrepreneurship Challenge

Pitch Challenge For High School Students Continues Partnership With Credit Unions Of Rhode Island & MillennialRI Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos today kicked off Rhode Island’s fourth Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge, a business pitch competition aimed at high school students across the state. In addition to helping students learn about the process of[Read More…]

by November 20, 2022

Woonsocket Police Harass Homeless Food/Narcan Distribution/Community Thanksgiving Celebration!

     

by November 19, 2022

Women In The Trades! Accomplished Tradeswomen Visit Pawtucket High Schools To Provide Mentorship & Career Guidance

  There was a real feeling of Sisterhood at Pawtucket City High Schools this week … Successful tradeswomen from across a variety of industries connected with High Schoolers from the 3 Pawtucket High Schools. What started as Career Advice quickly morphed into young women receiving life tips & mentoring from[Read More…]

by November 19, 2022