Archive For June 30, 2019

ONE HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLAR PARTNERSHIP

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ONE HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLAR PARTNERSHIP

Governor, Speaker, Senate President Announce Agreement for Continued Partnership with IGT Deal includes $150m in new investment, increase in RI-based jobs PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio today announced an agreement in principle with IGT for a continued partnership with the Rhode Island Lottery. Under…

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ZOE SHE’S HERE

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ZOE SHE’S HERE

Tiverton Four Corners, RI – The Four Corners Arts Center is pleased to present musician, Zoë Lewis on Friday August 17th 7:00 p.m. at the Meeting House.  Tickets are $15 in advance online or by phone and $20 at the door. Cash, check or credit cards accepted.   Zoë Lewis is described as a “Band in a…

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NOT DOING ENOUGH TO FIX MBTA

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NOT DOING ENOUGH TO FIX MBTA

Baker’s Plan Panned for Not Doing Enough to Fix MBTA By Jenn Stanley – Commonwealth News Service BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker’s plans to accelerate maintenance on the struggling MBTA are too little, too late, according to critics who say more is needed to address what they call a transportation crisis.    Baker’s plan comes…

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STEPHEN DE ANGELIS RETURNS

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STEPHEN DE ANGELIS RETURNS

RHODE ISLAND’S STEPHEN DeANGELIS RETURNS TO THEATRE BY THE SEA WITH BROADWAY PERFORMERS FOR ALL NEW CONCERT ON JULY 8   WAKEFIELD, RI – Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to announce the return of an all-new edition of A Broadway Celebration created exclusively for our audience. Producer and host, New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis returns with five…

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COMMUNITY VNA 5K

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COMMUNITY VNA 5K

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN   17th annual 5K Run/Walk to Remember to Benefit Community VNA Hospice   Attleboro, MA – Registration is now open for the 17th annual 5K Run/Walk to Remember, to be held Sunday, August 4th. The event begins at 9:00 AM, with registration from 7:30 to 8:45 AM on the front lawn of the North Attleboro Town Hall,…

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DEVASTATING REPORT: PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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DEVASTATING REPORT: PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Governor Raimondo, Mayor Elorza, and Commissioner Infante-Green Issue Statements on Providence Public Schools Report PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, and Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green issued statements following the release of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy’s review of the Providence Public School District . All three…

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THE NEWPORT SHOW

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THE NEWPORT SHOW

The Newport Show Hosts Authors and Designers Meg Braff and Marshall Watson for a Talk and Breakfast Shopping Event   Newport, RI  – The Newport Show is known for offering a variety of antiques, art and exquisite objects during the annual shopping tradition. It’s also a center for fine design and fashion. This year the Show will host…

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LTE: JACK LANK ON ENERGY MORATORIA

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LTE: JACK LANK ON ENERGY MORATORIA

Spreading Energy Moratoria Threaten Mass Competitiveness   To the Editor, This past winter we watched as communities across Massachusetts heard from their utility that there wouldn’t be any new natural gas hookups due to pipeline constraints. That may not sound like a huge deal to some. But for the 400+ businesses we represent, from virtually…

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NATIONAL PARKS FUNDING BACKLOG

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NATIONAL PARKS FUNDING BACKLOG

National Parks Funding Backlog Gets Attention in U.S. House By Jenn Stanley – Commonwealth News Service BOSTON – The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, meeting Wednesday, is expected to discuss funding to fix the national parks.  The bipartisan Restore Our Parks Act would establish the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and start to reduce the nearly…

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PROTECTING RIGHT TO PAY WITH CASH

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PROTECTING RIGHT TO PAY WITH CASH

General Assembly approves legislation to protect the rights of customers to pay with cash   STATE HOUSE — The General Assembly passed legislation introduced by Rep. Mia Ackerman (D-Dist. 45, Cumberland, Lincoln) and Sen. William J. Conley Jr. (D-Dist. 18, East Providence, Pawtucket) that would protect the rights of customers to pay for things in cash.  …

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