Topic: providence

TEDx Providence featured video programming alongside its signature speeches that evoked themes of perserverance and optimism.

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TEDxProvidence brings R.I. stories to public

October 1, 2017 0 comments

Following the theme of “Past, Present and Future,” 16 of Rhode Island’s leaders and innovators shared their stories at the TEDxProvidence event.

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September crime log details string of larceny on campus

September 22, 2017 0 comments

Multiple bikes, various Jabberwock possessions stolen since beginning of semester.

Cordoso ’19: Beyond College Hill and “Crimetown”

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Cordoso ’19: Beyond College Hill and “Crimetown”

September 19, 2017 0 comments

This summer, a few friends and I decided to drive into Providence, Rhode Island to grab dinner.

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.

Ranging from a melancholic portrait of a man to a serene ocean scene, colorful murals liven up the facades of shops, restaurants and other public buildings up and down Washington Street.

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Downtown murals add character to creative capital

April 26, 2017 0 comments

Walking down Washington Street, pedestrians encounter a series of murals on building facades and across various avenues.

The Community Safety Act, which unanimously passed Thursday evening, banned racial profiling by police, among other regulation aimed at strengthening relations between the police and the Providence community.

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Initial Community Safety Act vote passes unanimously in City Hall

April 21, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council unanimously passed the Community Safety Act Thursday night at Providence City Hall, with 12 city council members voting yes

Education summit seeks input of community

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Education summit seeks input of community

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Residents and educators of all backgrounds gathered to create a future vision for the city’s education system.

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Citywide conversation tackles race, environment in Providence

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Community organizers and residents gathered to launch a discussion on the role race and racism play in the environmental challenges that Providence faces.

Elorza gives State of City address

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Elorza gives State of City address

February 2, 2017 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza delivered his annual State of the City address Wednesday, making note of the various and benchmarks reached during his time in office.