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June 18, 2018

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WalletHub: Providence is among ‘Worst Cities for People with Disabilities’

With October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the 2017 cost-of-living adjustment for disability benefits being significantly lower than U.S. inflation, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities. In order to ease the process of finding the best place to live while managing a

Gladstone Elementary fifth graders receive instruments from Festivals Foundation

Sevastien Emmanuel carefully lifts the violin out of its case, holds it to his ear, plucking the strings. Around him, other fifth graders at Cranston’s Gladstone Elementary School cradle trumpets, clarinets, flutes, and one cello. The look on their faces tells it all. In the background, clarinetist Ben Marcoux, Newport Jazz Assembly Band Leader, plays

Photo Credit: Lila Delman Real Estate International

Beachfront property in Misquamicut sells for $1.25 million

A beachfront home located at 625 Atlantic Avenue, has sold for $1,250,000 by Lila Delman Real Estate International. Geb Masterson, Sales Associate, represented the buyer. This represents the fourth highest price for a beachfront home in Misquamicut year-to-date, according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide MLS* “This is Lila Delman Real Estate International’s fourth

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PHOTO CREDIT: Luke Pelletier

Oroboro invades The News Café on September 30th

Western Massachusetts progressive noise punks Oroboro have been causing a stir in Rhode Island in 2017. Their unique sound has made them the topic of conversation among numerous social circles within the state’s music scene. It also doesn’t hurt that the band’s frontwoman Emily Carter is a Cranston native. On September 30th at the News

Air Force One Experience seeking docents to provide historical guidance to visitors

North Kingstown, RI – September 25, 2017 – New England residents flocked to Quonset State Airport to be among the first to see the newly unveiled Air Force One Experience, a full-scale recreation of Air Force One created by the New York-based the Children’s Democracy Project, whose mission to teach children the importance and value of democracy. More than

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PHOTO CREDIT: James Jay Fortin

Worshipper Headlines Day 1 of Forge Fest at Dusk

This coming weekend at Dusk in Providence, there’s going to be a ginormous festival showcasing some of the best metal and hard rock from around New England. It’s called Forge Fest and the first edition of it is happening on September 22 & 23 with Providence booking entity Brass n’ Ammo and teaming up with

Podcast: Discussion with Chris Maxwell, President of Rhode Island Trucking Association

Chris Maxwell, President of the Rhode Island Trucking Association, join me today on <span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><a href=”http://www.wadk.com”>AM 1540 WADK</a></span> to update us about the opposition to the truck only tolls that state officials believe will go into effect later this year. He continues to anticipate the national trucking association will eventually file suit that will

Podcast: A conversation with Richard Price

Richard Price is an educator, a survivor, and among the hidden treasures of Rhode Island’s rich musical scene. A former lead trumpet player with the legendary Lionel Hampton, played with the Count Basie Orchestra, and is often called upon at major events to play his very special version of the National Anthem. He’s also a

RIEMA urges Rhode Islanders to prepare for the effects of Hurricane Jose

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) advises Rhode Islanders to prepare for the impacts of Hurricane Jose. Rhode Island coastal communities are currently under a Tropical Storm Warning. Jose slowly continues to track closer to New England with the effects of the storm scheduled to impact Rhode Island Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon. RIEMA

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