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RI Pride returns in person for first time in two years

On June 18, Rhode Island Pride celebrated its 46th annual Rhode Island PrideFest in Providence Innovation District Park, capping off its Pride Month mainstay with an illuminated night parade in downtown Providence later that evening. Many attendees eagerly awaited the return of

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Pelosi, Shaggy, Berkley to receive honorary degrees

During Commencement and Reunion Weekend from May 27 to 29, President Christina Paxson P’19 will confer honorary degrees on nine distinguished leaders: Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott MPH’11, Dr. Seth Berkley ’78 MD’81, Guido Imbens MA’89 PhD’91, Stanley Nelson, Nancy Pelosi, Shaggy, Alice ...

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Former City Council president Michael Solomon runs for mayor

Providence business owner and former City Council president Michael Solomon is running for mayor of Providence on a platform of enhancing public safety and education. Solomon, who also ran for mayor in 2014, will face off against Democratic opponents Nirva LaFortune, Brett Smiley and Gonzalo Cuervo ...

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Brett Smiley campaigns for Providence mayor

This isn’t Brett Smiley’s first campaign for mayor — after running in 2014 and ultimately withdrawing to support the current mayor Jorge Elorza, Smiley didn’t run for office again for several years and instead went to work in city and state government, he told The Herald.

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