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RIPTA holds community meeting to discuss new bus routes

September 11, 2017 0 comments

The Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority hosted an open house to get public input as it plans its future bus routes.

Activists, elected officials protest Trump’s DACA decision

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Activists, elected officials protest Trump’s DACA decision

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Local activists, elected officials and Brown students protested President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Friday.

Kennedy Plaza to be redesigned

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Kennedy Plaza to be redesigned

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Providence’s central bus hub, Kennedy Plaza, will undergo another facelift, announced Mayor Jorge Elorza on Aug. 31.

Heritage Day Festival celebrates 40 years

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Heritage Day Festival celebrates 40 years

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Hundreds of people gathered on the State House lawn Saturday to purchase homemade crafts.

City Council approves bike lane study, removal of Confederate flags

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City Council approves bike lane study, removal of Confederate flags

September 8, 2017 0 comments

The city passed resolutions calling for a study of bike lanes as well as the removal of Confederate flags and monuments from public property.

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Thayer expands food, service options

September 6, 2017 0 comments

As students return from summer recess, they’ll find Thayer Street slightly altered from when they last left it.

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Elected officials gather to speak in support of DACA

September 5, 2017 0 comments

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it would end the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.

Marching, Pokanoket demand U. return land

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Marching, Pokanoket demand U. return land

September 5, 2017 0 comments

Members and supporters of the Pokanoket Nation marched Tuesday demanding the reclamation of University-owned property in Bristol

J. Timmons Roberts, professor of environmental studies and sociology, asked members of RISCC to spearhead the movement in Rhode Island in the hopes that Rhode Island could be the final state to hold the march.

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People’s Climate Mobilization to take place Saturday at RI State House

April 25, 2017 0 comments

The R.I. Student Climate Coalition will host a march at the Rhode Island State House as hundreds gather for the People’s Climate Movement in Washington.

Already popular in downtown Providence, especially among Johnson & Wales students, for its unconventional take on grilled cheese, U Melt is moving to Thayer, aiming to open in the space formerly occupied by Nice Slice before the end of the summer.

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U Melt to bring innovative grilled cheese to Thayer

April 24, 2017 0 comments

A Providence Board of Licenses meeting Monday granted tentative approval for the opening of a U Melt on College Hill.