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NEW PLAN TO REPLACE 6/10 INTERCHANGE IN PROVIDENCE ADDRESSES COMMUNITY/SAFETY CONCERNS

Providence - Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined today with Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti to announce a new road design for the 6/10 Interchange that keeps motorists safe, preserves project budget and timeline, improves regional traffic flow, and helps to reconnect surrounding neighborhoods, creates miles of new bike paths, and makes acres of new land available for development.   "As Governor, I come to work every day focused on providing economic opportunity for all Rhode Islanders, and forward-thinking, 21st century transit infrastructure is core to our economic comeback," Governor Raimondo…
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Cranston’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Podcast Ceremony Cranston- The Christmas Tree lighting Ceremony started at 6pm with Domenic Kaffenberger performing a trumpet solo. The Mayor opens the ceremony by thanking and recognizing attending dignitaries, thanked all the city employees and volunteers who made the event possible and welcomed all of the residents that came to the Christmas tree lighting. The festivities continued with holiday music performances by members of the Cranston High School East under the direction of Emily Johnson, Supervisor of Music Cranston Public Schools and later the BASICS Choirs under the direction of Peter Kelleher. Before the lighting of the tree a young…
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Raimondo Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Real Estate Development in Providence The Commons at Providence Station Made Possible by Rebuild Rhode Island Program

NEWS Press Conference PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined state and city officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Commons at Providence Station, which is expected to create 225 direct jobs and 125 indirect jobs in construction as well as 169 new housing units in the state's capital. John M. Corcoran and Company and Trilogy Development will construct the Commons at Providence Station, a 145,000-square-foot multifamily building on acres of land located on Smith and Canal Street in Providence. The project, slated for completion in summer 2018, was made possible with assistance from the Rebuild Rhode Island…
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Gina Raimondo, Remembering Pearl Harbor December 7th, 1941

Friends - On this date 75 years ago, naval forces at Pearl Harbor came under surprise attack on a peaceful Sunday morning. Thousands of soldiers, sailors and Marines were lost, and our nation's Pacific fleet was severely damaged. It was, as then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt said, a day that would "live in infamy." The treachery and brutality of the attack on Pearl Harbor galvanized millions of Americans to join the war effort to defeat tyranny and secure freedom. When these brave men and women came home after the war, they built a country that would lead the world. On the…
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Raimondo to Kick Off Groundbreaking of New Real Estate Development in Providence

The Commons at Providence Station Made Possible by Rebuild Rhode Island Program PROVIDENCE, - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor on Wednesday will celebrate the groundbreaking of The Commons at Providence Station, a real estate development including 169 new housing units to be located at Canal and Smith streets in Providence. "This groundbreaking is representative of the kind of economic development that's energizing our state," said Raimondo. "The Rebuild Rhode Island program is spurring investment and construction, which will lead to more jobs and more places to live as more people come to Rhode Island to live…
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Raimondo Directs U.S. and Rhode Island Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

PROVIDENCE, - According to a Proclamation issued by President Obama, Wednesday, December 7, will be recognized as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings be flown at half-staff until sunset on December 7, in honor of the lives lost and forever changed on December 7, 1941. "We will always remember those who paid the ultimate price at Pearl Harbor and honor their courage and valor," said Raimondo. "And 75-years later, we continue to be inspired by those who survived and continued to serve our…
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New England Institute of Technology Earns Distinctive 2017 Military Friendly® School Designation

East Greenwich, RI - New England Institute of Technology announced that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of Jobs®, Military Spouse and other related military publications. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today helping them to select the best college or university to receive the education and training they need to pursue a civilian career. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from Victory Media’s proprietary survey. More than 1,700 schools participated in the 2017…
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Moses Brown Celebrates Opening of Woodman Family Community & Performance Center

PROVIDENCE – On Friday, December 9, Moses Brown School invites the public to a housewarming for the new Woodman Family Community & Performance Center. The ribbon-cutting takes place at 3:00 , and will be followed by a housewarming (3:15-4:45) during which guests are invited to explore this exciting new facility. The 36,000-square-foot Woodman Center is one of the largest projects in the school’s 232-year history. The building, which features flexible architecture unlike anything found in the Northeast, stands at the center of the Moses Brown campus and will replace Alumni Hall, which was built in 1867 and is slated for…
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Governor Raimondo Announces Partnership with Four Colleges & Universities to Introduce New Web Development Minors Program

PROVIDENCE, - During a visit today from Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. at West Warwick High School, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced the launch of new web development minors at four Rhode Island colleges and universities. This joint effort, spearheaded by the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the University of Rhode Island, will prepare undergraduates for high-paying and in-demand software development careers. "Every day in classrooms across the state, we're exposing students to the many college and career opportunities open to them when they pursue computer science," said Governor Raimondo. "I'm thrilled to launch these new minors so…
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The Wheeler School Spanish Class Visits LPR Studios

Noticia Canción Cranston - Friday morning the station received 14 students from The Wheeler School. They were very enthusiastic and ready to speak Spanish with the staff. The teens were greeted by the General Manager, Reynaldo Almonte and then they proceeded to walk to the kitchen where they met Lorraine Ruiz Almonte cooking their lunch. Lorraine gave the students details of what they were going to be eating for lunch, which was a little something that you would typically see at a Puerto Rican Christmas dinner. When the kids went to see the studios, they were met by RI’s Secretary…
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