Topic: providence

HOPE creates legislative guide for housing issues

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HOPE creates legislative guide for housing issues

September 20, 2018 0 comments

As Rhode Island continues rebuilding from the Great Recession of 2008, the key issues of homelessness and housing affordability remain a problem for many in the state, according to a study published by HousingWorks RI in 2017.

A University internal task force communicated with the City about the new bike share program and suggested campus locations for bike hubs. As of Sept. 15, there were 400 JUMP Bikes in Providence.

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Bike share program comes to Providence

September 19, 2018 0 comments

As classes kicked off this semester, so did JUMP Electric Bikes — a new bike-share program that brings hundreds of red dockless bikes to Providence.

Among the items reported stolen to the Department of Public Safety between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10 were two bicycles, a bottle of cologne, $30 in quarters and 14 mathematics textbooks.

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Crime Roundup, Sept. 18

September 17, 2018 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10.

William Parsons, a student at Central High School, was shot and killed outside Providence Career and Technical Academy Wednesday afternoon. Community members have placed flowers and candles at the site of the crime.

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Providence Police identify teenage shooting victim

September 6, 2018 0 comments

The Providence Police Department identified the victim of Wednesday’s shooting outside Providence Career and Technical Academy as William Parsons, a 15-year-old student at Central High School.

Providence student shot and killed outside school

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Providence student shot and killed outside school

September 5, 2018 0 comments

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed outside Providence Career and Technical Academy yesterday afternoon, according to the Providence Police Department.

Dorcas International works to advise and protect the R.I. immigrant community in the face of the Trump Adminstration’s attempt to end DACA.

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Dorcas International offers aid, support to R.I. immigrants

April 26, 2018 0 comments

From July 2017 through March 2018, the Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island helped 116 individuals participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and 82 people under Temporary Protected Status renew their immigration papers, said Tatyana Tsangarakis-Almeida ’06.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: University committed to Providence student welfare

April 25, 2018 0 comments

I write to correct inaccuracies in Margot Miller’s April 24 letter to the editor.

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Foster ’19: A second Brown Promise

April 24, 2018 0 comments

In 2017, the University undertook a massive fundraising campaign to remove financial barriers to accessing a Brown education.

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Providence County 2020 Census test underway

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Tony’s Meat Market in Central Falls prominently features a stack of “Nuevos Horizontes,” a local Spanish language newspaper. The paper’s April 9 issue on display devoted two front-page stories to the potential impact of the 2020 census on the city’s community members.

Med students organize road race for asthma camp

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Med students organize road race for asthma camp

April 20, 2018 0 comments

On Saturday, members of the Providence community will lose their breath running up Hope Street so that young Rhode Islanders can catch theirs.