• 24 Jun 2016
    PAWTUCKET PARKS & RECREATION

    PAWTUCKET PARKS & RECREATION FREE SUMMER PERFORMANCES  The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a number of free performances throughout the summer beginning Tuesday, July 5 and ...

  • 24 Jun 2016
    Colonial Justice’ Digital Archive

    RIHS Launches ‘Colonial Justice’ Digital Archive of 1729-1812 R.I. Court Records MSS 230 B1 F1 Kings County Court Records, Miscellaneous Papers, 1730-1739. Item 5 (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – The Rhode ...

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  • PAWTUCKET PARKS & RECREATION

    PAWTUCKET PARKS & RECREATION FREE SUMMER PERFORMANCES  The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a number of free performances throughout the summer beginning Tuesday, July 5 and are tentatively scheduled to end Sunday, August 21, weather permitting.  All performances begin at 6 p.m. and are open to the public. There are seven children’s performances...

  • Colonial Justice’ Digital Archive

    RIHS Launches ‘Colonial Justice’ Digital Archive of 1729-1812 R.I. Court Records MSS 230 B1 F1 Kings County Court Records, Miscellaneous Papers, 1730-1739. Item 5 (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – The Rhode Island Historical Society has launched the digital archive “Colonial Justice: Preserving and Digitizing Early Rhode Island Court Records.” These specific collections were selected by RIHS curators...

  • Bristol Fourth of July Parade!

    Get Your Tickets Today for Linden Place Mansion’s Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic   Linden Place is the best seat in town for viewing the nationally famous Bristol Fourth of July Parade! Linden Place, an 1810 Federal mansion in the heart of Bristol, RI will be hosting its Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic...

  • Freedom From Slavery In Little Compton

    Historical Society Honors 200 Years of Freedom from Slavery in Little Compton  Moselle Gray, enslaved in North Carolina by Little Compton Native Arnold Gray. Freed and brought to Little Compton in 1860 by his brother and heir Willard Gray.    LITTLE COMPTON – On August 5, 1816 David Hillard’s last will and testament was approved by...

  • NEW CHARTER SCHOOL FOR RI?

    General Assembly passes bills that enable Providence and Central Falls to form alternative high school STATE HOUSE – The General Assembly has passed legislation (2016-H 8113 / 2016-S 2867 SubA) that enables the cities of Providence and Central Falls to create an alternative academy for students having difficulty in traditional public school.  The legislation, sponsored...