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June 18, 2018

Providence

Rhode Island Treasury Breaks Record for Unclaimed Property Returns

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that Rhode Island’s Unclaimed Property Division processed a record 10,070 claims in returning more than $12.2 million in property to its rightful owners in the fiscal year ending on June 30. “Our Unclaimed Property team is committed to reuniting Rhode Islanders with their money,” said Treasurer Magaziner. “Most

Summer Meeting of National Governors Association Will Create Some Road Closure, Lane Restrictions in Providence

The Rhode Island State Police and Providence Police Department say motorists should expect some road closures, lane restrictions and detours in downtown Providence later this week as the city hosts the National Governors Association Summer Meeting from Thursday, July 13, through Sunday, July 16. Business meetings will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center,

Seastreak Cancels Last Departures of Day for Newport to Providence Ferry on Fourth of July

Seastreak has announced that they have canceled the Newport to Providence Ferry’s last departure of the day from Providence and Newport  on Tuesday, July 4th. The cancellations of the 9:30 pm ferry departing Providence and 10:45 pm ferry departing Newport due to the Providence fireworks display. The departures are canceled due to the fireworks display in Providence Harbor.

First Interfaith Celebration and Memorial for Victims of Overdose Will Take Place Today in Providence

Providence’s landmark church founded by Roger Williams, will serve as the host site today (Thursday, June 29th) for a special program to honor victims of addiction and overdose. Faith Infused Recovery Efforts (FIRE) and clergy from local churches, temples and mosques will sponsor a memorial event to celebrate the 1250 Rhode Islanders who have passed

RevivalFest III Takes Over Dusk on July 4th

Americans usually celebrate Independence Day by having a big ol’ BBQ, launching off a plethora of fireworks, engaging in drunken shenanigans and finishing the day by sharing stories and relaxing in front of a bonfire. For people in the Providence music scene, the 4th is celebrated a bit differently. It’s a day that brings out

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