Tuesday, June 23, 2015

WPRI: 9 things to know about Rhode Island’s charter school battle

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – As the clock ticks down on the 2015 legislative session, Rhode Island lawmakers are set to consider several pieces of legislation that could slow the growth of charter schools in the state.

But why is the General Assembly seeking to make changes and why is Gov. Gina Raimondo saying she won’t sign the bills into law if they’re approved?

Here’s an overview.

Friday, June 5, 2015

RI Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan

Interested in the future of waste management in RI? Read the newly adopted RI Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, "Solid Waste 2038." At current loading rates, 2038 is the year RI's Central Landfill will reach capacity. http://www.planning.ri.gov/documents/LU/2015/SolidWaste2038_Approved_05142015_Final.pdf

Thursday, June 4, 2015

A Providence Stadium: Strike Out or Home Run?

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Friedman Auditorium, Metcalf Research Building, 190-194 Thayer Street

Free and open to the public. Registration required. Get tickets here.
Reception at 6 p.m., program begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Taubman Center for Public Policy joins with Rhode Island Public Radio to convene a panel of experts to address the proposed relocation of the Pawtucket Red Sox to a new stadium in downtown Providence. More

This event will be live streamed and will be taped for airing on Rhode Island Public Radio.

Providence League Annual Meeting/Barbecue - Monday, June 8‏

An invitation and a reminder:

Providence League of Women Voters
Annual Barbecue/Social/Meeting (in that order)

Monday, June 8, 5:30 pm.
603 Angell Street, Providence

Come enjoy the spring evening.

Not quite a potluck – we will have a main dish plus sides.

If you can, please bring a dessert.

RSVP emhead603@hotmail.com, (401)351-2269