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USDA Releases Three-Year Strategy to Help New England Cottontail

USDA, Private Partners to Restore 1,700 Acres of Young Forests in Six New England States, Enhancing Habitat for New England Cottontail and Other Species By Carmen Russo WASHINGTON, July 11, 2016 – The Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a new three-year conservation strategy to help restore declining forest habitat in the Northeast, part of an ongoing effort to help the region’s only native rabbit and more than 60 other species. The New England cottontail relies on young forests for survival, and private landowners are working with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to manage forests in a way that…
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Extra Round Providence mayoral debate

  Providence, Rhode Island- The hour-long radio debate between candidates Michael Solomon and Jorge Elorza  was held at the LPR's studios in Cranston and hosted by LPR’s moderator, Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, MD and Wendy Schiller, professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Brown University                       El  Mano a Mano Solomon vs Elorza
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CRANSTON POLICE TO INCREASE PATROLS THIS WEEKEND FOR STRICT DUI ENFORCEMENT

The Cranston Police Department will staff additional officers from Friday, May 16, 2014 through Sunday, May 18, 2014 to deter, detect and arrest impaired operators within the City of Cranston.   Officers from the Cranston Police Department will work in conjunction with Police Officers and Troopers assigned to the Southern Rhode Island DUI Task Force.  The SRI DUI Task Force will have more than 35 Officers and Troopers on patrol in ten communities during this weekend of May 16-18, 2014. Please remember if you are going to drink, think about designating a sober driver, taking a taxi, or staying at a…
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Ward 9 Democratic City Committee Unanimously Endorses Michael Solomon for Mayor of Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Ward 9 Democratic City Committee announced its endorsement of Michael Solomon for Mayor of Providence today. At a meeting last night, the Committee considered each of the four declared democratic candidates for Mayor and voted unanimously to endorse Solomon. The Committee represents Providence’s Washington Park and Elmwood neighborhoods. “Michael has the vision, values and experience to guide the city,” said Ward 9 chairwoman Ana Rivas. “He listens, cares and knows first-hand the needs of our community. The voters of Elmwood and Washington Park know that Michael will work hard with all of us to improve the…
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Central Falls Mayor James Diossa Delivered FY2015 Budget Address

Mayor Diossa proposes Central Falls is a comeback city due to tax relief, fiscal responsibility and strategic investments Central Falls, RI - On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 6:00 , Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa delivered his Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Address to Central Falls City Council members and residents of Central Falls. "Together we have led this city with prudence and responsibility without forgetting why we are here in the first place: to serve the people of Central Falls. Budgets are about priorities. We have followed the State-imposed six year recovery plan faithfully and stabilized the city's finances…
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