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“LUCKY” IN THE SNOW

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“LUCKY” IN THE SNOW

“LUCKY” IN THE SNOW TurfMutt’s Winter-Wise Weather Tips for Pets Manage outdoor activities. The safest, most comfortable place for your pets is where you are. When temperatures dip below freezing or during severe weather, it’s imperative you keep pets indoors with you and make trips outside shorter. Offer a warm place for your pet to…

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PROVIDENCE: ONE SMALL BUSINESS AT A TIME

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PROVIDENCE: ONE SMALL BUSINESS AT A TIME

Building a City That Works, One Small Business at a Time Small businesses are fundamental to the fabric of our City. When residents and visitors #ThinkPVD and shop locally, they invest directly in our roads, schools and neighborhoods. Because local businesses are so critical, we want to make sure that entrepreneurs who want to invest…

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POMHAM SANTA VISITS RIVERSIDE BY BOAT

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POMHAM SANTA VISITS RIVERSIDE BY BOAT

MARY MADE THE COFFEE Santa made an early visit by boat to Riverside on December 8 to welcome the holiday season. Members of Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse hosted Santa and his elves on their boat to bring holiday good wishes to local residents of all ages waving from the shore at Sabin Point Park….

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MASS WORKS GLOUCESTER GRANT

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MASS WORKS GLOUCESTER GRANT

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million MassWorks Award for Gloucester Award supports planned development of Fuller School site, including a new YMCA building   BOSTON –  The Baker-Polito Administration announced a $3 million MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant for road and sewer improvements in the Trask Street area, which will support planned development of the Fuller School…

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“TAKE THE PLUNGE”

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“TAKE THE PLUNGE”

Winter Greetings! Calling All Penguins:   We’re less than one month away from the 43rd Annual Penguin Plunge, which will be held on January 1st at Roger Wheeler State Beach . Registration begins at 10:00 am, Plunge at 12 NOON! This event has been a family tradition for thousands of Rhode Islanders. There’s never been…

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BRISTOL RI: WINDHARP IN CONCERT

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BRISTOL RI: WINDHARP IN CONCERT

New Year’s Eve Weekend Concert with Windharp   On Friday, December 28 at 7:30pm, round out your holiday festivities and begin your New Year’s weekend with an intimate musical performance by RI’s own folk group, Windharp.    WINDHARP is a quartet of two women and two men who sing in rich four-part harmony.  When not singing acapella,…

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WARREN RI: HOPE& MAIN USDA GRANT

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WARREN RI: HOPE& MAIN USDA GRANT

STATE’S PREMIER CULINARY INCUBATOR, HOPE & MAIN, RECEIVES $178,000 USDA GRANT TO INCREASE ACCESS TO LOCAL FOOD Non-Profit Earns Competitive Grant for Unique National Model that Drives Both Supply and Demand for Rhode Island Made Product   Warren, RI – Hope & Main opened its doors as a start-up of start-ups and an engine of…

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CELTIC CHRISTMAS CONCERT RETURNS

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CELTIC CHRISTMAS CONCERT RETURNS

The Robbie O’Connell Celtic Christmas Concert Returns to Linden Place Mansion   ROSE CLANCY AND ROBBIE O’CONNELL Linden Place Mansion will cross the musical sea on Friday, December 14th at 7:30 p.m. with The Robbie O’Connell Celtic Christmas, a concert honoring both the holidays and winter solstice. This concert is a celebration of the holiday season in…

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EARTHTALK: HOLIDAY TREES AND PAPER CRUNCH

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EARTHTALK: HOLIDAY TREES AND PAPER CRUNCH

Dear EarthTalk: How can I minimize energy and packaging waste this holiday season? –– Marianne, via e-mail If you’re dreaming of a green holiday season this year, you’ll have to take care to shop and decorate with the planet in mind. Celebrating the holidays plays a substantial role in the creation of waste during this period…

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POETRY SEED GRANTS AWARDED

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POETRY SEED GRANTS AWARDED

Poetry Foundation Announces 2018 Poetry Incubator Seed Grant Recipients Two emerging poet activists selected from applicants across the United States. CHICAGO— The Poetry Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Poetry Incubator Seed Grants. The $2,000 grants made possible by the Mellon Foundation are awarded annually to two members of the Poetry…

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