Archive For July 31, 2019

CELEBRATE RIGHT WHALE DAY

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CELEBRATE RIGHT WHALE DAY

Massachusetts Celebrates Right Whale Day By Jenn Stanley-Commonwealth News Service   BOSTON – The Massachusetts State House hosted Save the Right Whale Day. The event celebrated a state resolution around the efforts to save the North Atlantic right whale.   The resolution supports the federal bipartisan SAVE Right Whales Act, and goes even further to protect the…

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LEON MATHIEU CENTER

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LEON MATHIEU CENTER

Leon Mathieu Senior Center Receives AARP Grant for Outdoor Activity Center List of the 2019 AARP Community Challenge winners Pawtucket – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center received the 2019 AARP Community Challenge, which will provide $11,933 in funds toward creating an Outdoor Activity Center intended to encourage older adults and community members to socialize.    “We…

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EARTHTALK: “ALL THE NOISE”

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EARTHTALK: “ALL THE NOISE”

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I’ve noticed more and more air traffic over my house in Seattle and I’m getting a little sick of all the noise. Is there anything I can do to force the airlines to disperse their routes more widely or, even better, cut back…

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CHRISTINE PEDI AT THEATRE BY THE SEA

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CHRISTINE PEDI AT THEATRE BY THE SEA

SIRIUSXM RADIO’S “ON BROADWAY” HOST CHRISTINE PEDI TO APPEAR AT THEATRE BY THE SEA ON AUGUST 5 CHRISTINE PEDI WAKEFIELD, RI – Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to welcome Christine Pedi to Theatre By The Sea on Monday, August 5 as part of the Monday Concerts and Events Series. Ms. Pedi, the daily host of “The Broadway Breakfast”…

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CINE FRANCOPHONE

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CINE FRANCOPHONE

MoWC to Screen French Language Films for R.I. International Film Festival LUNAR ORBIT RENDEZVOUS WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The Museum of Work & Culture will host a Rhode Island International Film Festival event on Thursday, August 8, 7 pm. The MoWC will screen a collection of new and dynamic films by French language filmmakers, including: SEVEN SEAS Les Sept Mers…

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TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

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TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

AUGUST 3 – SEPTEMBER 3 Tiverton Four Corners’ Gallery at Four presents works from the studios of 9 familiar artistic talents with WELCOME BACK, a summer gathering of gallery favorites with paintings, encaustics and sculpture. The exhibition features seascape encaustics and colorfully whimsical works on paper from Ruth Hamill, abstracts in oil on metals, board and paper from…

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TRIPLE TREAT

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TRIPLE TREAT

Triple the Fun Newport Car Museum, Rail Explorers and Newport Helicopter Tours Partner to Offer Unique Experiences at a Discount PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 24, 2019)  — Newport Car Museum has partnered with Rail Explorers and Newport Helicopter Tours to offer discounts for visitors who try any two or all three of these unique “experiential outings,” which are among the most popular…

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BOSTON RANKS NUMBER ONE

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BOSTON RANKS NUMBER ONE

Boston Ranks No. 1 in National Clean-Energy Report By Jenn Stanley Commonwealth News Service BOSTON – A new report ranks Boston’s clean-energy efforts first in the nation among 75 of the largest U.S. cities.   In the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard from the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Boston gets a perfect score for…

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GHOSTS OF MESSER STREET

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GHOSTS OF MESSER STREET

THE PROVIDENCE GRAYS EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. By the late 1870s, “baseball” fever was ascendant in Lil’ Rhody. In January 1878, less than two years after the formation of the National League, Providence was awarded a Major League franchise—the Providence Grays. Enthusiast and historic base ball player Jon Henson presents the Ghosts of Messer Street: The Providence…

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CASH IS OK AND IT’S THE LAW

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CASH IS OK AND IT’S THE LAW

Businesses have to accept cash as payment now – it’s the law By Rep. Mia A. Ackerman This year, the General Assembly passed, and Governor Raimondo signed into law, legislation that protects the rights of customers to pay for things in cash. As the lead sponsor of the legislation, I believed that credit card only…

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