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Mayor James A. Diossa Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the 10- Minute Walk Campaign by Participating in National “Walk to a Park Day”

CENTRAL FALLS, RI– Mayor James A. Diossa joined The Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute on Oct. 10 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the 10 Minute Walk Campaign and highlight the importance of parks and public green spaces to quality of life in Central Falls. To celebrate, Mayor Diossa joined the first national “Walk to a Park Day” by walking to Jenks Park. Mayor Diossa partnered with more than 200 mayors across the country to support the ambitious goal that everyone in the country, and all residents of Central Falls, should live within a 10-minute walk (or…
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Newport Race Village is open!

On a sunny Rhode Island day, the Newport, RI Race Village opened in front of hundreds of visitors With all seven boats having arrived overnight on Monday into Tuesday morning, the Volvo Ocean 65s added a colourful backdrop to what was already a celebration in Newport – the home of American sailing. © Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race © Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race © Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race  Hundreds of fans turned out to watch the official Opening Ceremony, which saw the Navy Northeast band, US Coast Guard Band and a Parade of Nations commence proceedings with a march through the Race…
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La Decimoquinta Caminata Anual Imagine (Imagine Walk) y día de diversión familiar, Organizada por The Autism Project tendrá lugar el 30 de abril en Goddard Memorial State Park en Warwick, RI.

Warwick, RI – La decimoquinta Caminata anual Imagine y dia de diversión familiar organizada por The Autism Project, tendrá lugar el domingo 30 de abril en Goddard Memorial State Park en Warwick, Rhode Island. La inscripción para la caminata comienza a las 9 de la mañana y la invitada especial, Danielle North de WPRI 12 dará inicio a la caminata a las 10AM. El paseo de dos kilómetros será seguido por un día de diversión familiar completo con casas de rebote, cursos de obstáculos, paseos en pony, música, pintura facial, artes y manualidades, una carpa sensorial, comida deliciosa y mucho…
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RI STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH IN EXETER, RI

EXETER, RI – (Feb. 6, 2017) Rhode Island State Police are investigating a fatal single-car crash that occurred at approximately 2:30 this afternoon on Victory Highway, Route 102, In Exeter, near the intersection of Route 3. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation. No other details are being released at this time. The victim’s identity is not being released pending notification of next of kin.
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Dollar General CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF A NEW Store in WARWICK, RI

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - November 22, 2016 - Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 2680 West Shore Road in Warwick on Saturday, December 3 at 8 with free prizes and special deals. Dollar General will offer Warwick residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices. Additionally, the first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag, among other giveaways. "Dollar General is committed to delivering a pleasant shopping experience that includes a convenient…
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Dollar General CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF A NEW Store in NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - November 3, 2016 - Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 1931 Smith St. in North Providence on Saturday, November 12 at 8 with free prizes and special deals. Dollar General will offer North Providence residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices. Additionally, the first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag, among other giveaways. "Dollar General is committed to delivering a pleasant shopping experience that includes a…
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Community

Citizens Financial Group breaks ground on corporate campus for 3,200 in Johnston, RI

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group (NYSE: CFG) today held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new corporate campus in Johnston, RI. The company announced in March plans to build a new campus for 3,200 colleagues, primarily from a Cranston location with a lease set to expire in 2018. Citizens Bank executives were joined by Gov. Gina Raimondo, Mayor Joseph Polisena, Sen. Jack Reed, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rep. Jim Langevin, Rep. David Cicilline and other state and local officials, community partners and colleagues to break ground and unveil plans for the campus. The campus will feature collaborative work space,…
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American Red Cross helping six after fire in Cumberland, RI.

CUMBERLAND, RI (August 14, 2016) - The American Red Cross is helping 1 family, 4 adults, 2 children after a fire yesterday on Owens Dr., Cumberland, RI. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the family's immediate needs. Responders included: Bob Foti and Devin Lillay. The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant; shaving supplies and other items a resident might not have been able to gather in the rush to escape the fire. In addition, a recovery envelope containing information helpful to families recovering from a fire, including tips on cleanup;…
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Citizens Financial Group to build a corporate campus for 3,200 colleagues in Johnston, RI

New campus to be a cost-effective replacement for Cranston, RI service and support facility Citizens headquarters to remain in Providence PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group (NYSE: CFG or “Citizens”) today announced plans to build a new corporate campus in Johnston, RI. The new campus will bring together more than 3,200 colleagues, primarily from a Cranston location with a lease set to expire in 2018. The Citizens headquarters will remain in Providence. The new Citizens Bank campus will be located on a currently undeveloped parcel of land on the west side of Interstate 295 in Johnston. The design unveiled today includes…
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Providence Elementary School Receives $20,000 ‘Play 60’ Grant from New England Patriots

PROVIDENCE, RI – Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza joined Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft, Rhode Island Dairy Farmer Melissa Breene Jordan, and Brandon King of the New England Patriots as George J. West Elementary Schools was awarded a $10,000 ‘Hometown Grant’ in partnership with the NFL and the Rhode Island Dairy Farm Families as well as an additional $10,000 match from Robert Kraft and the Patriots organization.   “This contribution from the New England Patriots and Rhode Island Dairy Farm Families will help provide much needed programming for the students at George J. West Elementary School,” said Mayor Elorza. “Our students…
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